Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan and the 12th largest city in the world - About Pakistan (2023)


Karachi was the first capital of Pakistan and the capital of Sindh Province in southern Pakistan. It is the country's largest city and main seaport, and a major commercial and industrial center. Karachi is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea. The town has been named Caranjee, Crochey, Krotchey, Currachee, and Kurrachee, all of which are believed to be alternatives with the same name. In the 18th century it was known as Kalachi-jo-Goth, meaning "the village of Kalachi". Karachi is also known by locals as the City of Lights, the City of the Quaid and the City that Never Sleeps. People from all religions and cultural backgrounds live in Karachi, however, almost 98% of the population of Karachi understand the Urdu language and are Urdu speakers.

total area3.780 km²
population14.91 million (2017)

Karachi Early History and Background

Karachi was a small fishing village when a group of traders moved there from the crumbling port of Kharak Bandar in the early 18th century. As well as providing natural protection from monsoon storms, Manora Head provided the best location for protecting the harbor and the Talpura Amirs who conquered Karachi from the Khan of Kalat in 1795 established a permanent fortress there. The settlement grew rapidly and was already important when it was conquered by the British in 1842 along with the province of Sindh. After that it became an army headquarters for the British and began to develop from a fishing village to an important port for the Indus region.

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In 1843, a 500-mile river steamer service was established between Karachi and Multan. In 1861 a 90-mile railway was built from Karachi to Kotri. In 1864 direct telegraph connections were established with London and the interior. With the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, Karachi's importance continued to grow and it became a fully developed seaport. By 1873 it was converted into a well-developed and well-governed seaport.

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Karachi temperature and weather

Karachi is a beautiful city that lies on the shore of the Arabian Sea, which is why it has mostly pleasant windy weather. Karachi receives very little rainfall but overall the moderate temperature remains breezy and windy due to the sea. It's never too cold or too hot. Karachi's weather has been a boon to the people living there, but at the same time, the humidity during the summer season makes it difficult for people to survive the heat waves.

Karachi was a metropolis, business center and previously the capital of Pakistan, facing rapid urbanization and an ever-growing population and traffic. The city has seen an unprecedented rise in temperature, especially in the summer, and the humidity is making it worse. Humidity usually stays high during the months of March to November, while it is very low in winter as the wind direction is northeast in winter. The temperature in the winter season sometimes drops below 10°C and the daytime temperature is around 26°C. However, the city faces long summers.

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Below is the data showing the average temperature during different seasons of the year in one year in Karachi.

seasonsAverage highAverage lowMaximum lowMaximum high
Winter28 Grad12 Grad3.3 °C (11 February 1950)
Sommer40 Grad28 Grad47.8 °C (May 9, 1938)

precipitation dynamics
Karachi usually has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December. On average, July is the wettest month with 86 mm (3.4 in) of rainfall during the monsoon season. On average , May is the driest month with 0 mm (0 inches) of precipitation. Average annual rainfall is: 218 mm (8.6 inches)

Lack of sanitation and poor drainage
Due to poor sanitation and lack of drainage systems in Karachi, the country's economic center faces dangers every year during the monsoon season, and even light rains flood the capital of Sindh province. The authorities cannot do anything about it and prevent the suffering of large numbers of people due to overflowing sewers and the lack of drainage channels. Therefore, the entire drainage channels are poorly designed and cannot handle the required flow, which in most cases means that the discharges flow into the sea. Several people die every year as a result of flooding and electrocution in cities.

Karachi rising sea level
Some experts have warned that Karachi could be completely submerged by 2060 if current sea level rise continues. It is only 10 m above sea level and this level is constantly falling.

wind speed
The average hourly wind speed in Karachi experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year. The windier part of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from April 14 to September 18, with average wind speeds of more than 10.8 miles per hour.

Windiest month:June, with an average hourly wind speed of 14.5 miles per hour. This would easily generate electricity through the operation of turbines. The calmer time of year lasts for 6.9 months, from September 18 to April 14.

Quietest month:November, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.9 miles per hour.


Karachi was hit by the worst-ever tsunami in 1945, wiping out 1.3% of the city's population. It happened 100 miles south of Karachi in the northern Arabian Sea.

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Karachi culture, heritage and ethnicity

Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and financial center of Pakistan and the capital of Sindh province. According to the 2017 census, the city has a population of 14.91 million, making it the most populous city in the country and the third most populous in the world. As the largest economic center of Pakistan, it is home to populations of diverse national, provincial, linguistic and religious backgrounds, most of whom have settled here permanently.

It's dubbed the City of Lights by locals for its glamor and the fact that it's open 24 hours a day. Vibrant and lively, Karachi people enjoy life to the fullest. Residents and those born in the city are called "Karachiites". It was the important center of banking, manufacturing, business industry and commerce and is home to Pakistan's largest companies including those involved in textiles, shipping, automobiles, entertainment, arts, fashion, advertising, broadcasting, software development and medical research are etc.

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Karachi Culture

Karachi is a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities as people from almost all over the country settled in the city as a result of rapid urbanization. Before independence, the city was mainly inhabited by Sindhis, Baluchis, Mekranis and Gujaratis from the areas near the city. After partition, most of the Hindu population left the city and a large number of migrants came from India who were recognized as. Also joining with them were Memons from Gujarat and small crowds of populations from other areas.

After independence, large numbers of people from different parts of Pakistan also came to the city, settling large Punjabi, Pathan, Bengali and Hazara populations in Karachi. As a result of the separation from East Pakistan in 1971, there was a large influx of mainly Urdu-speaking people from the former East Pakistan. Large numbers of Afghan refugees also flooded the city in the 1980s. This city has a blending of cultures from the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia and the West, resulting in cultural diversity. It has shaped the city into a unique cultural amalgamation of its kind and given the city the status of an international business hub.


Urdu38,25 %
Sindhi27,34 %
Punjabi13,64 %
Pashtu11,96 %
Balochi4,34 %
Seraiki2,11 %
Dari, Gujarati, Dawoodi Bohra,
Memon, Marwari, Brahui, Makrani,
Kowar, Burushahki, Arabic, Persian and Bengali
2,09 %


Muslim66% Sunni and 34% Shia
Christian2,35 %
Hindu-0,83 %
Ahmadi0,17 %
Other (Parisian and Buddhist)0,13 %

Targeted Killingin Karatschi

The culture of Karachi changes with time. The culture of targeted killing has recently emerged in Karachi, which has proven deadly to its citizens and the city's economic growth. Targeted killings in the city have been attributed to political, religious and ethnic prejudice. Because of the cultural merging on such a large scale, the political parties associated with particular communities develop prejudices that lead to targeted killings. For example, the MQM was a political party formed for the political interests of the Muhajir people. Other ethnic groups also founded their parties. In addition, conflicts have also increased due to religious sectarianism and the Sunni-Shia conflict.

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Mohatta Palace Museum

Frere Hall

Pakistan Air Force Museum

Charna Island

Port Grand Karatschi

Empress Market

National Museum of Pakistan

ocean tower


boat basin

TDF Ghar

Chaukhandi Tombs

Cool gallery

Merewether Uhrturm

St. Patrick Kathedrale

National Academy of Performing Arts



Darya Lal Sankat Machan Mandir


Habib Bank Square

Stadt Jamia Masjid Bahria


Mizar-I-Quaid is a historical monument in Karachi. It is the resting place of the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Mizar-I-Quaid is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Pakistan. Mizar-e-Quaid is also known as the Jinnah Mausoleum or the National Mausoleum refers to the tomb of the patron saint of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It serves as the landmark of Karachi. Construction of the mausoleum was completed in 1960.

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Facing inward, the dome-shaped sanctum reflects the green color of a 4-layer costly stone and crystal fixture designed by Chinese architects. Around the mausoleum is a recreation center equipped with searchlights to illuminate the museum in the evening and at night. There are three tombs in the inner part of the tomb complex. Miss Fatima Jinnah, Jinnah's sister's grave is one of them covered with dark flowers.

There is also a tomb of Liaquat Ali Khan who expired as Prime Minister of Pakistan. South side has a tomb of Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar. Nurul Amin, who rose to become Vice President of Pakistan, is also buried here. All of these tombs are made of Italian white marble stone and Jinnah's coffin stands on a triple base of this white marble. These tombs are designed in such a way that the sides of these tombs decrease inwards while those of Jinnah separate outwards. These are all plain tombs except that of Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah which has a luminous decoration.

Planner of the mausoleumYahya dealer
architecture and designwhite marble with curved Moorish curves and copper flame grills on a raised 54 square meter platform
area of ​​the park53 hectares
width and height of the building75x75m on the ground and 43m high
base height4m

Mohatta Palace Museum Karachi

In 1927, Shiv Rattan Mohatta, a wealthy Marwari businessman, ordered an extravagant house to be built in the neighborhood of Clifton. Mohatta earned his living as a ship handler and trader. The architect chosen for his palace, Ahmed Hussein Agha, was one of India's first Muslim architects and had come from Jaipur to take on the task of chief surveyor for metropolitan Karachi. Ahmed Hussein Agha designed many buildings in Karachi, but the Mohatta Palace was the masterpiece of his professional career.

He worked to represent and revitalize the Mughal style using a mixture of locally available yellow gizri and pink stone from Jodhpur to replicate the Anglo-Mughal palaces of the Rajput princes. This palace was acquired by the new government of Pakistan after partition in 1947 to house the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs moved to Islamabad in 1964 and the palace was given to Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah. After her death in 1964, her sister Shireen Bai lived here until her death in 1980.

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It was then bought by the Sindh Government along with the Federal Government for a sum of Rs 6 million. It was decided to turn the palace into a museum to spread awareness and appreciation for the cultural heritage of Pakistan and the region. The first two phases of the renovation program were successfully completed in August 1999 and the museum opened to the public on September 15, 1999. It has been displaying artifacts and hosting exhibitions since 1999. The museum has grown from three galleries in 1999 to forty-four in 2005.

Frere HallKaratschi

Frere Hall is a significant architecture of the British era. It was built in honor of Sir Henry Frere. Sir Henry devoted himself to economic growth and also made great efforts to make Sindhi the official language of Sindh. It was Sindh's largest library for so many years before it closed. The hall reopened to the public in 2011. Frere Hall was inaugurated as the town hall in the British era in 1865. The hall served as a home for King Edward Vll. and Seth Dinshaw.

The architecture of the Frere Hall is fascinating. In fact, this is the most fascinating thing about the hall. A total of 12 architects projected Hall's architecture and design, while only one, Lt. Col. Clair Wilson. The funds were collected from the metropolis. It consists of yellowish limestone and red-grey sandstone. The yellowish stones are imported from Rajasthan and Thar to give it a finer and more attractive finish. The architecture has touches of British and local components. The hall has flying buttresses, quatrefoils, rib vaults, pointed arches. The pillars and walls have exceptional and intricate carvings.

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Also on the ground floor is the Liaquat Library, which is named after the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan. It contains all the books, guides, dictionaries and manuscripts that cannot be found anywhere else. Besides books and manuscripts, Frere Hall has so much to offer nature lovers. The hall is surrounded by lush and beautifully detailed gardens. These lush gardens along with the Gothic architecture complement each other so well. Before independence, the lawns were known as "King's Lawn" and "Queen's Lawn" because of their beauty. The garden was renamed Jinnah Garden after Pakistan's independence in 1947.

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Built in honor ofHerr Henry Frere
initiated in1865 as town hall
ArchitectOberstleutnant Clair Wilson
construction price180000 rupees
Architectural styleGothic and Venetian
library availableLiaquat-Library
Total number of books in the Liaquat Library700000 books
Jinnah Garden built in1888

Pakistan Air Force MuseumKaratschi

The PAF Museum is located in Shahra e Faisal Karachi. It was inaugurated on August 14thth, 1997. It was then opened to the general public in October 1997. It not only preserves the history of the PAF, but also helps create greater harmony between the PAF and the general public. It also carries and conveys an inherent message that through concerted efforts we can make and preserve our environment clean and green. It shows planes that were force-landed at Pasroor during the 1965 war. There are 4 PCs in the gallery that provide detailed information about PAF.

There are also four sub-galleries inside that depict the history of air warfare through model airplanes and paintings, while the other shows various models of fighter planes in the world. Two galleries are designed to represent the martyrs and heroes of the 1965 and 1971 wars. There are lush green lawns with various aircraft including F-86 Saber, F-104 Starfighter, Mirage, FT-6, F-6, T-33, U-Mig15, MFI-17 (Mushshak), Aero Commander, Antonov An -12, Beech D-95A (Travel Air), T-6G (Harvard), Huskie (helicopter) and other air defense equipment were also on display. There is also a cute souvenir shop for visitors to buy souvenirs related to the Air Force.

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There is also a separate gallery displaying antiques and rare artifacts, Quaid-e-Azam's plane, an Indian midge displaying achievements from various squadrons, while the other depicts the achievements and history of the PAF bases through rare photographs, blueprints and painting shows. This museum is usually visited by schools and colleges, students come to see the giant planes and enjoy the beauty of the place.

Insel Charna Karatschi

Charna Island is a prominent place in the heart of the Arabian Sea. It is famous for clear water, coral reefs and marine life. Charna Island is an unnoticed paradise located in Karachi. It is famous for snorkeling and underwater diving trips. Over time, Charna Island has emerged as the most exciting and entertaining island in Karachi. Various activities and water sports can be practiced at Charna Island, including cliff jumping, underwater diving, jet skiing, underwater photo shooting, scuba diving and speed boat rides.

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Port of Great Karakh

Port Grand Karachi is one of the wonderful resort spots that make Karachi the City of Lights. It is the best place for fun lovers, foodies and sociable people. This place especially attracts night owls who love this place. One can enjoy a large number of activities in Port Grand Karachi. The beautiful night lights with the most aesthetic and delicious restaurants and a game zone can satisfy the craving for entertainment. The gaming zone offers games for all ages. Additionally, there are many restaurants offering Continental, Central Asian, East Asian and Desi food to satisfy food cravings.

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It's sort of an all-in-one package where you can enjoy the scenery, nightlife, shop and play games while having a perfect dinner and breakfast. Some of the restaurants are Rashid Sea Food & Restaurant, Akbari Nihari, The Grand Chai Khana, The Balcony, Afridi Inn, Kababjees Express, Ghaffar Kabab House, City Bistro, Chow Wow, Babujees, Agha Yaseen, Angelini's, Gardenia, Grab n Go, Turkistik- The Turkish Ice Cream, The Soda Fountain, Wall's Happiness Station.

National Museum of Pakistan

It was established in 1951 in an old building at Frere Hall and existed there until July 1969. Thereafter the Government, recognizing the importance of the National Institution, favored the construction of a separate building in Burns Garden for the National Museum. The inauguration ceremony of the new museum was performed on February 21, 1970 by the then President of Pakistan. The museum embodies a complete panorama of Pakistan's cultural heritage from the earliest times to the birth of Pakistan in 1947.

All galleries are set up in sequential order as follows:

  • PREHISTORIC (Two million - 2500 BC)
  • PROTOHISTORIC (2500 – 1500 BC)
  • LATE HARAPPA (2200 – 800 BC)
  • GANDHARA GALLERY (2nd- 6th Century A.D.)
  • HINDU GALLERY (6th – 16th centuries AD)
  • Ethnology-Gallery
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TDF Ghar Karatschi

To preserve Karachi's history and tradition, the Dawood Foundation renovated and renovated a 1930's house. TDF Ghar is open to the public to promote informal learning spaces in Karachi. People of all ethnicities can come here to share their culture and traditions. TDF Ghar is a compliment to this city. With a mesmerizing view of the Mazar-e-Quaid and unique handcrafted tiles.

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TDF Ghar has duly preserved its traditional structures but has been transformed into a public space to revive the true essence of the inhabitants of this ancient metropolis. It is based on a self-supporting business model. Rental and ticketing income is in turn reinvested in the revitalization and maintenance of the Ghar.


The Chaukhandi Tomb is basically a cemetery covering an area of ​​two square miles and contains tombs of certain warriors of the Saloch families who settled in this area sometime in the 17th and 18th centuries AD. It is quite difficult to assign an exact date to these tombs due to the lack of dated inscriptions. There are five tombs built on raised steps in pyramids with decorative stone slabs covered with symbolic designs. Most of the tombs in Chaukhandi show family cemeteries, but some of them are also present under Hindu-style pillared canopies.

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The tombs are covered with beautiful engravings and carvings of various kinds. Usually, the women's graves are covered with engravings depicting ornaments such as bracelets, necklaces, rings, anklets, etc. While men's graves have a horseman with his arms; shield, sword, bow and arrow. In addition, in men's graves, a hump-shaped projection at the north end is said to hold the turban of the deceased. It has also been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List for its traditional and cultural values.

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Merewether UhrturmKaratschi

The Merewether Clock Tower is also known as the Merewether Tower and is located in Karachi, Sindh. It was built with public funds to commemorate Sir William L. Merewether. It was officially opened to the public in 1892 by Commissioner in Sind, Sir Evan James. Architect Strachan designed this tower in the neo-Gothic style popular in Victorian England to evoke the architecture of medieval England (11th to 15th centuries AD). The belfry is constructed of buff colored Gizri stone with a strong focus on detail and ornamentation.

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The architecture has roots similar to the Eleanor Cross, a series of 12 monuments erected by King Edward I in England between 1291 and 1294 to commemorate his wife Eleanor of Castile. Three of these original Eleanor crosses survive in England. Many similar neo-Gothic style buildings were erected in Victorian England and notable clock towers can be seen throughout Pakistan.

Height102 feet
Base44 feet
ArchitectJames Strachan (Stadtingenieur)
Architectural styleNewgothic style
cornerstoneGovernor of Bombay, Sir James Fergusson in 1884
Open to the public1892

Cool galleryKaratschi

This art gallery was established with the motto of bridging the gap between arts and crafts. The Koel-Galerie has dedicated exhibition spaces for both visual arts and crafts, where artists, designers and craftspeople can share a common platform. The gallery is located in a serene environment where soft natural sunlight enters through the gallery's ceiling and windows, giving it a sense of tranquility and artworks becoming one with nature. There is also a small cafe for nature lovers with lots of greenery and bright sunlight giving it a natural vibe.

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St. Patricks Cathedral Karatschi

St. Patrick's Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Karachi. It is located in Shahra-e-Iraq, formerly known as Clarke Street, near Empress Market in Karachi, Pakistan. It was the first church in the province of Sindh and was called St Patrick's Church. Over time, the number of Christian communities grew, so this church was opened to the Catholic community in 1881. Although new buildings were built side by side, this small church continued to be the prayer area of ​​a large Christian congregation until it was hit by a storm in 1885.

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Architectural styleNewgothic style
Dimensions52 by 22 meters
capacity5000 believers
Open to Catholics1881


1931The cathedral grounds are adorned with a marble monument to Christ the King to commemorate the Jesuit mission to Sindh.
1978The cathedral celebrated its anniversary and the Pakistan Post Office issued special stamps of honor to mark the occasion
November 1991Mother Teresa of Calcutta attended the church
December 22, 1998A bomb exploded in the cathedral, causing injury and destruction
2003The cathedral has been designated a protected monument under the Sindh Cultural Heritage Protection Act for its outstanding architectural beauty
9. November 2011The Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan, Archbishop Edgar Pena Parra, blessed St. Peter's Church, now believed to be the largest Catholic church in Pakistan with 5000 seats.
December 2018The celebration of the 175th anniversary of the cathedral was presided over by the Archbishop of Karachi, Joseph Cardinal Coutts
5. October 2019The Archbishop announced that Fr. Saleh Diego would be the new pastor of St. Patrick's Parish
February 11, 2021Pope Francis appointed Bishop Benny Travas of Multan to succeed Cardinal Joseph Coutts as Archbishop of Karachi
11. April 2021Travas was installed as Archbishop of Karachi in this cathedral

Stadt Jamia Masjid BahriaKaratschi

The mosque of the city of Bahria is also known as the Grand Jamia Masjid. It is built by Bahria Town. ThatGrand Jamia Masjidis the identification of Bahria Town, Karachi and symbolizes Pakistan throughout the Islamic world. It's 3 worldwiderdlargest mosque. Beautifully constructed, the interior of this masterpiece is absolutely marvelous, with incredible views that signify the fusion of traditional Islamic architecture with Pakistani culture.

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The mosque has a huge capacity, making it Pakistan's largest mosque. There are special prayer areas for women and an Islamic art gallery. It also has an Islamic community center with a central library with a hoard of 500,000 books.

Built byCity of Bahria
completed in2015
capacity950,000 believers
height of the minarets99 meters (325 feet)
rankingWelt 3rdBiggest
construction costsRs. 4 billion
ArchitectNayyar Ali dada
Architectural styleIslamic architecture, Mughal architecture
constructionIn progress

Habib Bank SquareKaratschi

Habib Bank Plaza is the headquarters of Habib Bank. It is located on Chundigarh Road Karachi. It was said to be Pakistan's tallest building after its completion in 1963. It remained the tallest building for 4 decades until the 116m MCB Tower was completed in 2005. Even after the construction of the MCB Tower, the Habib Bank Plaza is the fourth tallest building in Pakistan Karachi today and the ninth tallest in Pakistan.

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This building was constructed to mark the bank's 25th anniversary. The famous Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan regularly uses this building over the years to convene the moon sighting conference especially before Eid.

Floors22 story
construction started1963
ArchitectLeo A. Daly
ownerHabib Bank Ltd (49%), ‎AKFED‎ (51%)‎


The Karachi War Cemetery was created to bury the soldiers who served in World War II and were buried in civilian and cantonal cemeteries scattered throughout northern Pakistan where their perpetual preservation could not be guaranteed. The cemetery contains 642 Commonwealth World War II burials. It commemorates more than 25,000 soldiers of the United India Armed Forces who died during World War II. Their remains were buried according to the religion they belonged to and their names are displayed to commemorate them and their victims.

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These names appear in both Urdu and English. It also contains the Karachi Memorial 1914-1918 commemorating 568 men who served in battalions during World War I in Pakistan and died and were buried in civil and cantonal cemeteries where their graves could no longer be preserved.

Darya Lal Sankat Machan MandirKaratschi

Also referred to as Jhoolay Lal Mandir, it is 300 years old. It is located on Eduljee Dinshaw Road near the KPT Custom House. Karachi Darya Lal Mandir got its name due to the fact that it is right on the edge of the Arabian Sea. In ancient times, the Hindus living in these areas sought the blessings of their deity in this temple before launching their boats into the sea.

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It was believed by its followers that anyone who seeks blessings before starting their journey would never face any difficulties during the journey, no matter how hard it would get. Apart from that, they would also get the best variety of fish by the blessing of the deity. Basically most of them came from Mohalla Mahigir and had fishing business.

Built in300 years ago
stone usedLimestone and the Jung Shahi stone
Tempeldesign40 serpents at the top of the temple
Dimensions40ft x 40ft x 40ft


Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi is an Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan. It is the continuation of the tradition of the Darul Uloom system initiated by Darul Uloom Deoband. This seminary has individual facilities for boys and girls. Darul Uloom has the highest principles of Islamic education and offers students the opportunity to learn the traditional Islamic values ​​along with modern education. It is registered as one of the Islamic schools under Wafaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia. The institution was founded in 1951 by the late Mufti Muhammad Shafi and Maulana Noor Ahmad.

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Museum of Wazir MansionKaratschi

This place used to be the home of Quaid e Azam's parents when he died on April 25ththDecember 1876. This house where Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah spent his sixteen years of childhood and youth has now been transformed into a treasured national monument inspiring our nation. The second floor of this mansion is used as a house for a public library. This place has been properly preserved until now.

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National Academy of Performing ArtsKaratschi

The National Academy of Performing Arts, also known as NAPA, is Pakistan's premier arts and performance organization presenting world-class theater and music programs. It is the only national arts academy in the country that educates and trains students in theater and music. This institution offers quality education, in-depth training and artistic expression in the performing arts. A society that values, admires and inspires artistic expression through the arts, particularly the performing arts. It's a great platform for people to learn music, theater and other types of arts and skills related to the media industry.

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Repentance of Karatschi Mosque

Tooba Masjid is located in DHA, Karachi. It is also known as the Gol Masjid. It is beautifully developed with white marble giving it an extravagant look. It was designed with audibility in mind, so a person speaking on one side of the dome can be heard on the other side. The mosque is elegantly built without fancy artistry. All mirror work is very elegant and at the same time simple. The lawns are beautifully manicured where worshipers can sit and worship. Overall, it serves as the perfect emblem of simple Muslim tradition and culture.

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prayer hall5000
Including terrace8000
Including lawn8000

Important details:

area of ​​the property5570 qm
Built up area35312 Quadratfuß
diameter of the dome212 Ft
height of the dome5148 Ft
Mirror in foam concrete tiles70000
Pieces of onyx on the retaining wall768000
height of minerath120 Ft
OrtOld Korangi Road, Ph-II
Designed byDr. Babar Hameed (Chartered Architect)
contractorM/s Macdonald Layton und Constain Karachi
construction startedSeptember 1966
construction completedNovember 1969

boat basinKaratschi

Boat Basin is basically a food street in Karachi with numerous food stalls and restaurants offering almost all types of food, especially all types of Desi food. The area got this unique name from the lake that was a famous boating place for Karachi people. Over time, the clear waters of the lake turned brown and boating activities ceased to take place. Originally, the restaurants here served to cater to people who came to the area for boating.

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Boat Basin has the best restaurants and is known as one of the main food avenues in Karachi. Today, the street has dozens of restaurants, some of which are open 24 hours a day. It is very reasonable for all people, so it is usually mostly visited by middle-class people to enjoy delicious food. The best time to visit this place is between 10pm and 3am. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park is also located in Boat Basin, also known as Boat Basin Park.

Some of the famous restaurants that are located here are:

  • Tandoori hut
  • Pizza Hut
  • Nandos
  • KFC
  • Grenzcafé
  • Baithak-Barbecue
  • Chick N Chips
  • Handi Inn
  • Herr Burger
  • Nihari-Gasthaus
  • Karachi Roast
  • baloch ice cream
  • Dera Mattam

Shopping centers in Karachi

Lucky One shopping mall





Imtiaz Supermarket

ocean tower

Millennium Mall Karatschi

Millenium Shopping Center was built in 2000 by Mumtaz Group of Companies. This mall has an exceptional interior and exterior. The mall offers a variety of international and national branded goods for women, men and children. The mall has a dedicated area for entertainment and sports, including a cinema, food court, and children's play area. It also has a parking lot with a large capacity of vehicles. It has a wide variety of products, making it a frequently visited place for many customers on different occasions.

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The mall has a wide range of stores on each floor, offering gift, clothing, cosmetics, accessories, shoes, apparel segments, home accessories and grocery stores to satisfy customers' appetites. The Mall has been managed by first class management staff who are efficient and knowledgeable in order to offer customers the best possible service.

Important information

area350000 square meters
parking capacity250 with 1200 on the curb
Built in2000
Built byMumtaz group of companies


The mall has a footfall of over 4000 customers per day and with all the amenities one could wish for, the Forum continues to make its mark and achieve new heights of recognition in Pakistan's mall industry, setting trends as a benchmark for others sets as an example to follow. Forum Mall is a shopping center in Karachi with a large number of offices and shops of different brands. The offices are affiliated with large corporations and firms that operate internationally.

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It is called upon by customers to offer a royal shopping experience. It was largely seen as a brand among people and a label first, and then as a fashion necessity for people to follow. With multiple international and local brands, a global standard restaurant and a sizable hypermarket, The Forum Mall is located in the heart of Clifton and is accessible from every part of the metropolis.

The corporate offices in the Forum Shopping Center are:

  • HP Pakistan office
  • Infobip
  • Schneider Electric Solutions and Services Pvt Ltd
  • Microsoft Corporation - Pakistan Liaison Office
  • B brown
  • Momentum Logistics Private Limited – Karachi office


The Atrium Mall is located in the heart of Saddar, Karachi. Atrium Mall and Cinemas is one of the prime examples of the largest mixed-use development in Pakistan, combining a residential area, a shopping mall and an entertainment center in one place. It has a lavish food court and Pakistan's first 3D cinema complex with a large number of retail products and entertainment outlets. The mall is centrally air-conditioned and offers valet parking for customers.

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ownerNadeem H. Mandviwalla
Opened atDecember 31, 2010
Entire Floors4

Dolmen Shopping CenterKaratschi

It is one of the famous international standard shopping malls of Karachi. It has three branches in Karachi located in Clifton, Tariq Road and Hyderi. It has the best grocery, retail and entertainment brands all available under one roof. It has a wide range of products and shops including antiques and crafts, banking and money exchange, beauty, skin care, perfumes, books, cards and stationery, children's fashion, department stores, pharmacies, electronics, cell phones and computers, shoes and flowers, gift shops, home furnishings, Carpets, Luggage, Leather Goods, Menswear, Personal Care, Textiles & Tailoring, Toys, Watches & Accessories, Bridal Wear and Womenswear.

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When we talk about the food court, satisfying foodie cravings for shopping is no less than a blessing as this food court is award-winning and is also the top choice for leading food brands to open restaurants. From Butler's Chocolate Café to BarBQ Tonight.

ownerMr. Nadeem Riaz, Dolmen Group
floor space3.441.340 Quadratfuß
Count floor40 (Tower A); 40 (Tower B)
construction started2006

ocean towerKaratschi

Ocean Tower, formerly known as Sofitel Hotel Plaza or The Mall, is a building in Karachi. It is a multi-storey high-rise building with almost all branded shops, offices and a cinema. It has several amusement streets including Bounce, Battle Station, Haunted House and XD cinema rides. It has top multinational and national brands for clothing, shoes, electronics, groceries and just about everything. It provides services for the customers including prayer room, first aid, rest room, parking, ATM, disabled parking, currency exchange and free wifi etc.

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Height393 feet.
Entire Floors28 above ground and 5 below ground
Built in2009 – 2014
construction costsRs. 7 billion
ArchitectArcop Private Limited.
ownerJoint venture between Siddiq Sons Group and Yunus Brothers

LuckyOne mallKaratschi

LuckyOne Shopping Mall is located in Karachi and opened its doors to the public in 2017. It is one of the largest shopping malls in Pakistan. It has over 200 retail outlets offering unique retail space including a Health & Wellness Avenue, Wedding Galleria, Banking Enclave and Food Court, and shopping galore. With the largest Carrefour and the largest atrium in Pakistan under its name, LuckyOne Mall is the first mall in Pakistan to built an open-air food street and global standard family entertainment center (FEC) under the Onederland name.

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In addition, it has a special baby dining room, separate mosques for men and women, free wheelchairs, valet parking, and a two-story underground car park that can park nearly 1500 cars. The staff is professional and equipped with appropriate training to deal with emergency situations. It offers an outstanding shopping experience while continuing to grow, modernize and offer its customers a progressive and unprecedented experience, making it the best place to be trendy, cheerful, amused, foodie and the place to have fun . Many entertainment TV shows such as Jeeto Pakistan and Ramzan Transmissions also film their episodes at LuckyOne Mall.

ownerYouna's brothers
Construction started in2010
floor space320,000 m2 (3,444,500 Quadratfuß)
Count floor10
ArchitectArcop (Pvt.) Ltd.
structural engineerMushtaq & Bilal Consulting Engineers Eleken Associates Y.H. associated
businessesAlmost 200 retailers

Imtiaz Supermarket

Known as the pioneer of retail industry in Pakistan, Imtiaz offers its customers the ultimate shopping experience. Imtiaz is the largest retail chain with massive sales and a customer base supported by nearly 12,000 employees, 700,000 trusted customers in 10 cities in Pakistan and 24 stores in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Bahawalpur. Gujrat, Sargodha and Vehari. The Imtiaz store has an exemplary track record dating back to 1955 when it started out as a small Karyana store selling sensible products to customers.

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This idea has evolved over the past 67 years and Imtiaz has grown into a retail giant. Imtiaz has almost 52,000+ products and holds more than 10,000 brands along with the best prices and compelling offers for its customers. It has meanwhile developed into Imtiaz Mega, Imtiaz Super Market and Imtiaz Xpress, which support customers for almost all kinds of daily household needs.

Bazaars and markets in Karachi

Lalukhet-Markt Karatschi:

Lalukhet is a well-known market in Liaquatabad, Karachi. It is famous for bridal wear, clothing, lace, dress design, jewelry, shoes at affordable prices, as well as other valuable items. It has a wide range of shops where you can shop for clothing including formal, casual, fancy and bridal. A famous bird market also known as Parinda Market is held here on Sundays, where hundreds of people come to buy different species of birds and their accessories and food. Birds sold at Lalukhet Sunday market are parrots, macaws, pigeons and all kinds of unique birds and parrots. This is a must if shopping for a wedding or if anyone wants to buy pet birds every Sunday.

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Bolton Market Karatschi:

Bolton Market is an important and largest wholesale market in Karachi with many shops. This market is recognized across the country and the stocks of this market are shipped all over Pakistan. Shopkeepers can buy products in bulk. It's basically home to many shops selling the finest watches, eyewear, shoes, essentials, and bed and bath products. There are separate areas of Bolton Market selling different products. It has a separate market for electronics, cosmetics and other products. Bolton Perfume Market is one of the most famous markets in all of Pakistan offering both local and branded perfumes at reasonable prices. So, if one wants to shop at very reasonable prices and in bulk, one must visit Bolton Market Karachi.

Empress Market Karatschi:

It is a marketplace in Saddar Karachi. It was built during the British Raj era. Today it has emerged as the busiest and most famous place for shopping in Karachi. It was built between 1884 and 1889 and named in honor of Queen Victoria, Empress of India. The site where this market was built had historical significance as it was on land where a number of local soldiers were killed after the failed 1857 rebellion against British rule. According to reports, the heads of the sepoys were blown off by cannonballs to quell any mutiny and rebellious feelings among the locals. The British feared that local people would erect a memorial to honor the executed soldiers, instead they built the Empress Market to commemorate Queen Victoria.

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laying of the foundation stoneGovernor of Bombay, James Fergusson in 1884
ArchitectJakob Strachan
constructionFoundations of the English company A.J. Attfield, and the building was constructed by the local company, Mahoomed Niwan and Dulloo Khejoo.
Architectural styleIndo-Gothic style with vaulted roofs and pointed arches
height of the tower140 foot tall clock tower with leopard heads

Khadda Markt Karachi:

Khadda Market Karachi is the most famous foodie spot in Karachi. It is located in DHA Phase 5. It has a large number of restaurants and dining options, which makes this place more attractive for food lovers. In addition, there are various shops including grocery stores, beauty salons, shopping malls, health and fitness centers, playgrounds for children, and well-maintained jogging and walking parks for families and visitors.

Likewise, there are a large number of food stalls for foodies who come here for delicious and tasty food like BBQ Grill, Fast Food, Chinese Food, Continental Food, Traditional Pakistani Desi Food, a few variety of Sweet and Sour Talk, Gol Gappas and to enjoy Many other delicious foods are available at the Khadda Market restaurants. Red Apple Restaurant is also located in Khadda Market, one of the most famous all-ages restaurants in Karachi. It's a must for families and kids to enjoy food and have the best dining experience in town.

Tariq Road Karachi:

Tariq Road is one of the most famous markets not only in Karachi but in all of Pakistan. This market has a great variety of products and shops, which makes it unique. Tariq Road can rightly be called the most diverse market in Pakistan. Here you will find the best clothing, wedding dresses, jewellery, cosmetics, fabrics, shoes, handbags and more.

This market is built on a street which makes it interesting. It offers a wide range of bridal wear and jewelry and during the wedding season people flock to this market making it extremely busy. Tariq Road is a must when looking for sensible and extravagant bridal accessories, quirky wedding guest wear and wedding dresses.

Zainab Market Karachi:

Zainab Market is located in the busiest area of ​​Karachi, Saddar. It is one of Karachi's oldest and most famous markets. It is mostly known for its Eastern and Western clothing, including leather jackets, jeans and denim products with high-end quality at a very reasonable price. Vendors from all over Pakistan buy leather and denim products at this market. This market is visited by thousands of customers every day.

In addition, it also has a food street that is very light and offers delicious food. In addition to clothing and denim products, there are also many shops selling antiques, handicrafts and home furnishings. The famous Atrium Mall of Karachi is also located in Zainab Market, which features a multi-screen 3D cinema. Therefore, Zainab Market is the best place to have a complete shopping experience along with delicious food galore.

Commercial Zamzama Market:

Zamzama Market is located near the upmarket neighborhoods of Defense and Clifton. This market is usually frequented by the middle and upper class of the locals living in its vicinity. Therefore, the prices at Zamzama are a bit high. This market has the best brands, restaurants and fast food chains in one place. The atmosphere of this market is lavish and trendy to satisfy shopping needs. Some of the most popular restaurants in Zamzama are The Butler's Chocolate Café, Pizza Hut, Subway and Vegas. It is a must if you want to experience the extravagant shopping experience in Karachi.

Karachi Trust Market:

Hyderi Market is located in the north Nazimabad area of ​​Karachi. It's an old market built almost in the 1980's. Since then it has grown continuously and is now considered one of the largest markets in Karachi. This market offers a variety of shopping including clothing, shoes, toys, watches, kitchenware, towels, clocks, curtains, pillows, bedding and more. It is visited by a large number of people every day and is always crowded. This place has three malls. The most popular of the three is the Hyderi Dolmen Mall. This market is definitely one of the best markets in Karachi.

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Mobile City-PK:

Mobile City is a huge mobile phone market in Karachi at M.A. Jinnah Road, Saddar. It's a big mall for various mobile phones and their accessories. It is known to be one of the best and top-rated mobile phone market in Karachi. One can get Vivo, Samsung, Techno, Oppo, Apple and Huawei phones from Mobile City PK. Shopkeepers here offer 100% the best quality and reliable cell phones both brand new and used.

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Karachi scrap market:

The scrap market is located in several places in Karachi. Ranchor Line Electronic Scrap Market and Shershah Kabari Market are well-known junk markets in Karachi. This junk market has cheap products that are either used or not working so they can be repaired. In addition, these markets have items made of metals that are no longer used. So shopkeepers sell those used by the scrap industry at cheap prices. There are huge junk markets in Karachi, where vendors usually sit on the side of the road and sell items at the lowest possible prices. Many people visit these markets and often find useful materials from used items as well. They have items related to motorcycles, cars, laptops, cell phones, electronics and even plastics.

Railways, trams, PAF base

Tram in Karachi:

The idea for a tramway in Karachi was presented in Karachi in 1881 and construction also started. After two years, a plan for trams was drawn up and the government also gave permission to use steam-powered trams. John Brunton was the chief engineer on the project. In 1885, a steam tram was first opened in Karachi between the port of Kimari and the streets of Karachi. It was 4 feet long and was replaced by a horse tram after a year.

The East India Tramway Company Limited was established in 1902 and between 1909 and 1912 the horse trams were again replaced by unique petrol cars. In 1955, when the company celebrated its 70th anniversary, 64 petrol cars were in service. The petrol trams operated until April 30, 1975. In 2020, Turkey announced it would help Karachi bring back its iconic tram service with modernized design and technology, but nothing has been done about it so far.

PAF-Basis Masroor Karatschi:

PAF Base Masroor is the largest air force base operated by the Pakistan Air Force. It is located in the Mauripur area of ​​Karachi in the Sindh province. The base was originally known as RPAF (Royal Pakistan Air Force) Station Mauripur and after 1956 as PAF Station Mauripur. It is considered the largest base in terms of area in Pakistan, but also in Asia.

Before Karachi Airport, this airport was used for domestic flights. It is of tremendous importance as it has been tasked with protecting the coastal and southern regions of Pakistan. It has 32 Tactical Attack Wing, which consists of four separate squadrons. The Central Medical Board of PAF also has this basis. All NCO candidates and GD pilots are medically examined there and declared fit or unfit for service in their respective branches.

Malir Kanton Karatschi:

After World War II, the British Raj established the Malir Cantonment as a prisoner of war (PoW) camp. After independence, the army took over the camp and developed it into a well-kept and luxurious area. Cantonment Board Malir handles the administration of the area. The canton is autonomous and manages all infrastructure, including water supply, sanitation, electricity and other things.

As it is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense it is one of the safest areas to live in. This area is mainly home to retired army personnel with their families. It also has residents of bureaucrats - on duty and retired - and civilians. Overall, Malir Cantonment is a well established and well maintained secure gated community with many first class facilities and amenities that allow residents to fully enjoy the luxurious lifestyle.

Karachi Cantt.

Karachi Cantt Railway Station or Karachi Cantonment Railway Station is the main railway station in Karachi. It is located near the Dr. Daud Pota Road in Karachi Cant area. It was formerly known as Frere Street Station. Construction of this station began in 1896 and was completed in 1898. It is the terminus of mainly trains going to the city center. It has many facilities for passengers like booking office, sheds, banks, waiting rooms, restaurant, drinking water, tuck shops, bathrooms, advance booking office, ATM, mosque and parking lot.

City of Karachi

The Karachi City Railway Station, formerly known as McLeod Station, is the second busiest railway station in Karachi. It is the first and oldest railway station in Pakistan. It is located near Habib Bank Plaza on I.I. Chundrigar Road. It is only one terminal for some of the trains while most of the train terminals have been moved to Karachi Cantt main station. From 1969 to 1999 it served as a station for the KCR trains that ran from Karachi City to Landhi, Malir Cantt and Drigh Colony via Liaquatabad. This station also has various facilities for passengers such as booking office, sheds, banks, drinking water, tuck shops, advance booking office, ATM, bathrooms and parking lot.

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Landhi, Karatchi

Landhi Railway Station is the third busiest railway station in Karachi. It is near Quaidabad in Landhi. This station serves as a stop for some express trains. In the past it was a hub of the Landhi-Korangi railway line and a terminus of the Karachi City-Landhi-KCR trains, which has now been abandoned. This station has ticket offices, sheds, benches, drinking water, tuck shops, restrooms and parking lots.

Drigh RoadKarachi

Drigh Road Railway Station is another important railway station in Karachi. It is located on Shara-e-Faisal near Shah Faisal Colony. This station also serves as a stop for some express trains. In the past it was a node of the KCR ring main. It is equipped with a booking office, shed, banks, tuck shop, mosque, advance booking office, bathroom and parking lot.

Traffic police in Karachi

The traffic police uniform was changed from white to gray uniform in 2015. The white uniforms formerly issued to traffic cops used to get dirty very quickly due to the dust, smoke and heat of the city. However, it was changed again in 2019 to a white shirt with navy blue trousers by IG Sindh Kaleem Imam.

Jinnah International AirportKarachi

Jinnah International Airport is Pakistan's largest international and domestic airport. Located in Karachi, it is named after Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. The airport serves a large number of airlines including Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Air Indus, Shaheen Air, airblue and many other private airlines. The airport has aircraft engineering and repair services for both large and small aircraft. It is also a hub of air cargo management to and from Karachi.

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It offers numerous services to its passengers and visitors, including restaurants, duty-free shops, a mosque, numerous shopping facilities, bookstores, numerous food, drink and snack bars, as well as a free on-call doctor, mobile charging points and WiFi and internet kiosk, as well as various means of transport (taxis, bus services) for the convenience of passengers and visitors. It also has a first-class CIP Lounge, the State Lounge can be used by all First and Business Class passengers.

counter 29 national, 50 international and 4 exclusively for CIP and PIA business Plus
passenger boarding bridges8 per airline
passengers12 million annually
Run awaytwo runways with a length of 3,200 m and 3,400 m
Altitude AMSL:100 feet / 30 m

Shahra-e-Faisal Karatschi

Shahra-e-Faisal was named in honor of the late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the longest and most popular highways in Karachi. It stretches up to 18 kilometers in length, starting from the village of Malir and continuing to the Karachi district. It was formerly known as Drigh Road. This 18 km long street has a large number of business centers, hotels, corporate headquarters and offices, which is why it is regularly used by a large number of travelers.

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Almost 250,000 vehicles pass through Shahrah-e-Faisal every day. It has a well maintained and well equipped carpeted street and good infrastructure including flyovers, pedestrian bridges and underpasses. This shahrah also connects the entire city to Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, greatly increasing the importance of this road.

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The main exit points are:

  • Intersection of Rashid Minhas Road
  • Crossing of Karsaz street
  • Transfer of Baloch Colony
  • Tipu Sultan flyover
  • Shahra-e-Quaideen Flyover
  • FTC transfer
  • Boarding or disembarking point near Regent Plaza
  • dr Daod Pota road junction


Abuzar Housing Cooperative
Al Ashraf Housing Cooperative
Al Muslim cooperative housing
All cabin crew of airlines CHS
All Memon Welfare CHS
All the staff of the Pakistani newspaper CHS
Allama Usmani CHS
Al-Noor multipurpose CHS
Arisha housing cooperative
Ali city CHS
Aligarh Muslim University CHS
All Memon Welfare CHS
All Pakistani newspaper employees CHS, Scheme 33
Ancholi CHS
Business and Professional Executive CHS
Bilal housing company
Cooperative housing association Callache
Central information staff CHS
Corniche cooperative housing association
Cotton Export Cooperative Housing Society
Customized preventive service CHS
Callachi CHS
Central information CHS
Cornish CHS
Dadabhoy Mehrzweck CHS
Dawood Cooperative Housing Association
Delhi Raiyan CHS
Dar-ul-Salam CHS
Etawah housing association
Faizan Shaikh Housing Cooperative
Government Teacher CHS in Sector 16-A
State secondary school teachers CHS
Gulistan Housing Cooperative
Gwalior Housing Cooperative
Government teacher CHS
Gulistan CHS
Gulistan-e-Malir CHS
Gulshan-e-Akbar CHS
Gulshan-e-Iqbal CHS, Schema 24
Gulshan-e-Maymar CHS
Cooperative Housing Association Gulshan-e-Millat
Housing cooperative Hadiabad
Building cooperative Hansa
Haroon Bahria Cooperative Housing Society
Hashmabad Cooperative Housing Society
Halari-Memon CHS
Haroon Bahria PN CHS
Hashimabad CHS
Hussain D Silva CHS, Schema-4 Surjani Town
Cooperative Housing Association Ancholi
The cooperative housing association of Karachi
Housing cooperative Karachi AE
Karachi Bar Association CHS
Income from Karachi CHS
Employees of the University of Karachi CHS
M/s Karim Bhai Cooperative Housing Society
KDA employee CHS
KMC United Workers’ CHS in Schema 33
Karachi Rajput CHS, Schema 33
Employees of the University of Karachi CHS
Karim Bhai CHS
KCHS Union CHS, Blocks 3, 7 & 8
Chorasan CHS
KMC United Workers CHS, Schema 33
Korangi Township Sector 32-B CHS
Lucknow Housing Association
Housing Cooperative Madras
Housing cooperative Malik
Cooperative Housing Association Mashriqui
Cooperative housing association Meerut
Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar CHS
Kuchi Khatri Muslim Housing Cooperative
Makhdoom Bilawal CHS
Mansoora KDA Scheme 16 (Area F B)
Merchant Navy Officers CHS
New cooperative housing association Lyari
NIPA cooperative housing association
Naya Nazimabad
New Lyari CHS, scheme 33
Municipality of North Karachi
North Nazimabad CHS, Schema 2
Nordstadt CHS
P&T housing association
Employees of Pakistan Atomic Energy CHS
Cooperative Housing Company of Pakistani Employees
CHS of Pakistani scientists
Pillibhit Housing Association
Pir Ellahi Bux housing association
Punjabi Saudagar Multipurpose CHS
Oak Residence CHS
Patel Industrial Park CHS, scheme 45
Pir Elahi Bux Colonie
Punjabi Sauadagar Multipurpose CHS
Qureshi CHS
Zeenatabad CHS
Rizvia Phase-I cooperative housing company
Rizvia Cooperative Housing Society in Schema-33
The housing cooperative ROK
Sadaat-e-Amroha housing cooperative
Sadaf Housing Cooperative
Sapphir Testing Cooperative Housing Society
Cooperative Housing Association Shahnawaz
Shamsi housing association
Housing cooperative Sindhi Jamait
Sindhi Muslim Cooperative Housing Society
Soomra housing association
State Bank of Pakistan
Sector VIII-A CHS & Sector 17-A
CHS of state enterprise officials
Shahmir residence
Shah Latif Town CHS, Schema 25 A
Shahnawaz CHS
Sonex housing CHS
Sonex Housing CHS (Phase-2)
State Bank of Pakistan CHS, Schema 33
Suparco employee CHS
Das Halari-Memon CHS
The building cooperative housing association


Flat culture has increased in Karachi. Most people live in flats or apartments in the business center of the country. This is because Karachi hosts a variety of economic and industrial activities. This city attracts people like a magnet as it offers great opportunities to many people from all over the country. Some of the main areas with apartments in Karachi are:

CliftonGadap cityNorth Karachi
dammed cityNazimabadfederal territory B
HerWindsgarden west
Shaheed-Millat-StraßeSaddar cityLiaquatabad
Jinnah-Alleejammed roadUniversity Street
BadeinselNavy Housing Scheme KarsazKhalid Bin Walid Road
MehmoodabadLyari cityCity of Gulberg
Shahra-e-FaisalCity of Shah FaisalSaadi street
Civil LinesFreer CityAbul Hassan Isphani Street
DHA Stadt KarachiTariq-StraßeRashid-Minhas-Straße
HeimlichDelhi coloniessuper highway
Apartments with sea viewsMA Jinnah RoadNRI-colonies
Punjab-ColoniesNeu KaratschiShaheed-e-Millat Expressway
KapellenhofGuru Mandir ChorangiCity of Bin Qasim
P & T-coloniesAisha ManzilRanchore Line Bazar
Pakistan ChowkGreen city of GoharKDA-Schema 1
Naya NazimabadASF towerAmile Kolonie
Amir KhusrauDu Mor RoadManzoor-Colonies
Malir Link to Super HighwayAl Hilal SocietySuparco Street
Azam cityI. Chundrigar-StraßeAirport
Callachi Housing CooperativeAutobahnMaskan Chowrangi
City of RabiaColony of KashmirBaloch-Colony
Cosmopolitan societyJamaluddin Afghani Roaddefense garden
Nishtar Street (Lawrence Street)Dalmia cement factory streetShahrah-e-Pakistan

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Shipyard Karachi

Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Limited is the only shipbuilding company in Pakistan. It has manufactured many cargo ships, supply ships, tugboats, naval ships and submarines. It specializes in the shipbuilding department, building an extensive range of ships with high class and reliability for national and international customers. This company oversees all activities related to thorough design and manufacture, painting and blasting, equipment provision and testing. The engineering conforms to international standards such as Lloyd’s Register for Shipping, Bureau Veritas, China Classification Society, etc. Since its establishment, the company has built over 444 ships of different types and sizes. It specializes in building up to 26,000 DWT including frigates, fast attack ships, logistic support vessels, bulk carriers, oil tankers, sea and harbor tugs, dredgers, hopper barges, passenger ferries, fishing trawlers and special craft. Karachi Shipyard builtAugust 90BKhalid-class submarine in cooperation with France on technology transfer.


Clifton Beach

Hawkes Bay



French beach


Hawkes Bay Karatschi:

Hawke's Bay is known as the most famous beach in Karachi. It is 20 km away in the southwest of Karachi. The name Hawke's Bay became popular after a Victorian era governor. This beach has crystal clear waters that attract many people and are loved by many. This beach has its own importance due to the rare species of turtle found here, known as the green sea turtle. Female green sea turtles lay their eggs on this beach during the breeding season. It is the best place to feel the peace and quiet of nature while enjoying the mesmerizing view of the gigantic sea waves. This beach is one of the best places for a weekend family picnic.

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Sandspit Beach Karatschi:

Sandspit Beach is close to the famous Hawkes Bay Beach. The name comes from the fact that this beach has pits that the turtles dig in the beach to lay their eggs. These pits are easy to see during the winter season. This beach also has the rarest species of green turtle and the World Wide Fund has established a wetland center at Sandspit to conserve this rare creature. The purpose of this initiative is to raise people's awareness of green turtles and protect them from extinction. A variety of other marine species including crabs, squid and seaweed can also be seen on the beach. This beach is the perfect spot for a picnic with a group of friends and family. It is open to the public all year round except for the monsoon season when the authorities close it to avoid unwanted dangerous situations due to high tides.

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French Beach Karachi:

French Beach is a beautiful private beach between Paradise Point and Sandspit. The French beach is a private beach that can only be visited by people who have permission from the owners of the beach and have private property there. It is surrounded by a border on all sides. So, you can only visit if you have permission to visit the beach. The beach is managed by the people who owe shacks and houses near the beach. However, this beach is often visited by foreigners.

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Located near the village of Mubarak, Cape Mount Beach is visited by many people from all over the country. This beach serves as a place to mark the ships heading towards the port of Karachi. This beach has clean and clear sparkling waters that offer a peaceful and tranquil experience to its visitors. It offers many fun experiences and activities including horseback riding, camel rides and dune buggies. This is a must for beach lovers.


Tushan Beach is a perfect place to enjoy privately and have fun. It is a perfect place to host birthday parties and small ceremonies. This place offers its visitors a private and luxurious experience. Also, some people visit this beach to spend some me time. The beach has huge rocks at its base that offer a unique experience to its visitors. People usually arrange parties, conferences, small events and even small wedding ceremonies along this beautiful beach. It is also known as an ideal dinner spot for newly married couples.

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Clifton Beach Karatschi:

CliftonBeach or Seaview is a beach in Karachi on the Arabian Sea. It is near Clifton, Saddar Town. It was the most famous silver sand beach in the world during the 20th centurythCentury, but in 2003 it was faced with an oil spill. The beach attracts families and tourists to visit and enjoy the variety of seaside pleasures including horse and camel rides on the beach, beach buggies, restaurants and swimming in the Arabian Sea. There is also a gated and gated residential area near Clifton Beach known as Seaview Beach called Seaview Apartments. Also nearby are Darakhshan villas with terraced houses and cottages.

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A cinema was also recently built here for people to enjoy and be entertained especially for those who live in DHA and Clifton. People mainly visit this beach for its stunning sunset views.

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Native Jetty Bridge:

The Native Jetty Bridge is located in Karachi and connects the city to the Port of Karachi. Locals also call it Napier Mole Bridge or Netty Jetty Bridge. It was built as a result of the construction of a modern port in 1854 to provide a connection between the capital and the port. The Napier Bridge was built in 1914. Her name goes back to the Governor of the Bombay Presidency, Charles Napier.

Clifton Bridge Karatschi:

The Clifton Bridge was built before the division. It's a fairly sturdy structure that was built on the route and also provided a connection between the Clifton Islands and the rest of the city. The Chandmari Bridge, Clifton Bridge and Native Jetty were special structures designed by the Royal Engineers.

Missing public parks in Karachi:

Karachi is a metropolis that faces the hustle and bustle of busy city life every day. This city lacks public parks and public squares where people can stroll and roam freely while enjoying the greenery and soothing atmosphere. In addition, green spaces in Karachi have been greatly reduced over the years. According to a World Bank report estimate, green space in Karachi decreased by almost 4% from 2005 to 2017. In addition, due to increasing urbanization, public parks are also being closed and there are few places left to enjoy the greenery and nature. As Pakistan's most populous city, current parks and public spaces in Karachi are considered insufficient to entertain large numbers of people. Nisar Shaheed Park, Hill Park and Public Park are some of the few public parks in Karachi.

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BarBQ tonight Karachi

BarBQ tonight is one of the most famous restaurants in the whole country. It is known for its famous sizzling and delicious fiery BBQ and a wide variety of Desi cuisines. Grilling. Because of its great taste and luxurious experience, this restaurant has opened its branches in almost 20 locations around the world including Dubai, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh. BBQ Tonight's famous karahi, special grill platter, mutton ribs and malai boti are to die for. It's a must for all foodies who want to taste the authentic Desi food.

Aylanto CoffeeKaratschi

Cafe aylanto has all continental food to satisfy hunger pangs. The restaurant offers an extravagant ambiance and a peaceful setting in which to enjoy your meal. Food quality and customer service are excellent. Visiting Café Aylanto will remember one of the best culinary experiences for the rest of your life. Some of the famous and popular dishes at Café aylanto are:

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The all-time favorite chicken and avocado sandwich, grilled burger, grilled tenderloin; a juicy steak sprinkled with arugula leaves, drizzled with garlic olive oil and served with sautéed black mushrooms and vegetables, fiery chili sole and Roquefort cheese with grilled garlic and rosemary.

Xanders CaféKaratschi

Xander's Café is Karachi's most famous coffee shop in the city. It has a pleasant ambience and is ideal for lunch and dinner with family or friends. They have simple, fresh, and light meals that serve as a panacea for your cravings. They have the best quality products including paninis, pasta, cheeseburgers and more. The overall ambiance of the café is minimalistic with a touch of innovation and calm. They have a huge range of vegan dishes ready to fill your tummy. So if you want something vegan this is a must for her.

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Kolachi Restaurant Karatschi

Kolachi is another famous restaurant in Karachi. It is close to the sea and people who come here experience the mesmerizing view of the sea while eating. From the ambiance to the service to the food, everything is top notch. Some of the most famous and popular dishes include BBQ platters, fish tikka and the famous kolachi karahi. If you are someone who loves to have food with great ambiance then you must visit the place.

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Wang Wang Karatschi

As the name suggests, Wang Wang Karachi is the most visited Chinese restaurant in Karachi. It's known all over social media for its unique Chinese hotpot experience. This restaurant is run by a Chinese woman. It is known for its delicious Chinese food and unique style of serving, where people prepare their own food in stews and enjoy the night while chatting with their friends and family. It is often visited by celebrities and even locals. The hotpot has three serving levels with mild, hot and extra hot flavors. The toppings are chosen according to your taste and there are also waiters to help you cook the tastiest noodles in the hotpot.

Karachi deli restaurant

The deli is considered one of the best restaurants in Karachi. Deli specializes in high-quality gourmet cuisine and offers a variety of delicious dishes, all prepared with only the finest ingredients, including specialty sandwiches, fresh salads, flavorful entrees and desserts. Exotic dishes at the Deli are prepared from fresh and flavorful ingredients of the highest quality, and desserts are made from the highest quality imported chocolate and cheese.

Food at The Deli is primarily Mediterranean, but the menu also includes authentic Thai and European cuisine. Popular dishes include roast beef and wasabi sandwiches, fried messy rays, Italian pasta, and cappuccino brownies with ice cream. The menu always offers a variety of dishes with a modern twist, from the rare to the classic, like shrimp cocktails and chicken satay.

Famous Foods of Karachi

Karatschi Haleem:

Haleem is one of the most famous and popular foods of Karachi. People come to Karachi and buy disposable haleem, available in preserved form in jars, to enjoy later. Karachiites are known for their great taste buds and expert cooking skills. Their haleem is very tasty and people from all over Pakistan try their recipes. There is a well-known restaurant in Karachi called "Karachi Haleem" that has been serving Haleem since 1985. It also has some other items on its menu. It is loved and liked by almost everyone across Pakistan as one of the most delicious dishes that is also served on holy occasions like Muharram.

Karatschi Biryani:

Biryani is the most popular national dish of Pakistanis. Nothing can beat the amazing and most prepared dish of rice and chicken served with raita and salad. But Karachis Biryani has an extraordinary and unique touch with a hint of alooos in it. This literally doubles the flavor of this amazing dish, and only Karachiites know how to make a perfect biryani with alaoos and a garam masala tarka that will have people licking their fingers.

Karatschi Grace:

Nimco is Karachi's most famous snack. Those who visit Karachi bring nimco as a gift to their hometown. NIMCO Karachi Industry has innovated the simplest refreshment segment in Pakistan. It has introduced the world with a wide variety of deep fried spicy snack products dating back to the early eastern civilization especially from the Asian part of the world. NIMCO Karachi was founded in 1947. It started as a small business in Saddar Karachi but has now spread to almost all over the world. The company's origins date back approximately 53 years to the opening of the Saddar store. Hajji Muhammad Jan was the pioneer of the NIMCO brand. It started with just a few products. Now it has more than 35 products, each with a unique taste and quality. His cute Nimco is also loved by people all over the world.

Karatschi Karak Sohan Halwa:

We have all heard and tasted Multan's Sohan Halwa. But Karachi has a unique style of sohan halwa that is hard and crunchy and contains lots of dried fruit. Also known as Tikki Sohan Halwa, it is one of the best sweets made in Karachi. It has an exceptional flavor to satisfy your sweet tooth. One must try this sweet if one ever visits Karachi and enjoy the taste of “pure desi ghee” and lots of dried fruits called “mewas” in the local language and how it melts in your mouth as soon as you take a bite.

Coconut Water Karachi:

In Pakistan, coconut is grown only in the southern parts and coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan. It is of great nutritional value. Green coconuts are available in Karachi at various beaches and seaside stalls. It is not found anywhere else in Pakistan as the humid coastal climate of southern parts of Karachi and Balochistan favors its growth.


Defense Housing Authority (DHA) is one of the most popular housing projects in Karachi and sets the standard for modern housing associations in Pakistan. DHA Karachi provides residents with all the utilities they need, including high-speed internet service and an uninterrupted supply of electricity, water and gas. DHA developers are recognized in the real estate industry for delivering timely projects and development work in several major cities across the country. They offer state-of-the-art infrastructure development and numerous facilities and services.

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Residential projects include generous green spaces that allow residents to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle. In addition, the municipalities have a road network that is intended to make it easier for residents to get to work and to avoid traffic jams of all kinds. The housing association offers residents high security standards through 24-hour video surveillance and regular patrols by the security guards. DHA Karachi is huge and has 8 phases further divided into 17 sub-sectors, offering flats, apartments, land, houses, farmhouses and villas according to residents' needs.

Karachi port

Qasim Port was established on June 29, 1973 by Act of Parliament. It is located in Karachi's Phitti Creek in the Indus Delta region. In 1980, the port was commissioned with a dedicated iron ore and coal berth for bulk processing of raw material imports for Pakistan's steel mills. Currently, the port has 18 berths with an annual management capacity of 89 million tons. All commodities are handled at the port's modern terminals, from mineral oils, cooking oils, coal, rice, wheat and cement to fertilizers, general cargo, containers and LNG. It is Pakistan's only LNG port.

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It is directly connected to the national road, the highway network to Afghanistan, CARs and the CPEC. The port is also connected to the national railway network by a 14 km long railway line. All port processes run 24/7. It has the main industrial zone of Pakistan spreading on 15474 acres. Around 3000 MW of electricity are generated in the industrial zones. Port Qasim contributes enormously to the economic prosperity of the country, which handles 51% of maritime trade, and has an exceptional growth rate of 5% in all facets of port operations.


Karachi - Peshawar Motorway envisages the development of a 6-lane access controlled highway. This proposed highway is intended to be a taxable facility. It starts from Karachi via the M-9 highway (136 km) to Hyderabad. From Hyderabad it extends a further 345 km to Sukkur. The Sukkur Multan section of this highway is 392 km long and essentially follows the left bank of the Indus River.

  • Type of street: 06 Lane Access
  • Starting point: Multan
  • Endpoint: Sukkur
Length (KM)392
Estimated cost (US$ millions)2889
Executing company / sponsorsM/s China State Construction Engineering Corporation
financingGovernment Concessional Loans (GCL)
supervisory authorityMinistry of Communications, Government of Pakistan
Total jobs created2800
Update on project progressConstruction work started in August 2016. Completed and inaugurated on November 05, 2019.

Ansar Burney Trust

It is a human and civil rights organization. Since its inception in 1980, Ansar Burney Trust International (ABTI) has played an important role in spreading knowledge and protecting human rights, both internationally and in Pakistan. Unlike most NGOs and non-political organizations currently operating in Pakistan, ABTI enjoys the privilege of being called a "Human Rights Pioneer" in Pakistan. Most Pakistani NGOs are either politically biased or focus on philanthropy rather than protecting human rights or preventing human rights abuses.

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This trust is chaired by Ansar Burney, who himself has been imprisoned three times (as a student leader) for his pro-democracy speech. After his release from prison he founded a Prisoner Aid Society and afterwards a Commission against Terrorism and Bureau Missing and Kidnapping Children was also founded. Over time it became known as Ansar Burney Trust International. It has worked on domestic violence, children's rights and prisoner's rights, rescuing over 900,000 people from psychiatric institutions and unlawful detention both in Pakistan and internationally.

He was also named an Anti-Human Trafficking Hero by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and in the US State Department's 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report. They also provide legal aid and disaster relief. They have also helped people during the pandemic crisis.


Chhipa is a non-profit charity in Pakistan serving the noble cause of helping ordinary people without discrimination of any caste, creed or color in any circumstance, with sincere love and affection for humanity and a strong commitment, where they often travel accidents, sudden events and emergencies happen every day. This service started as a small fleet ambulance service.

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It has now grown into the largest fleet of ambulances, equipped with first-aid kit and oxygen cylinder facilities, serving Karachi and other regions of Pakistan, and is on 24-hour alert to provide rapid rescue and assistance to seriously injured victims of road accidents. Train collisions, plane crashes, building collapses, disasters and calamities, transporting the sick to hospitals, unidentified, abandoned, decomposed and mutilated bodies lying in drains and sewers are all tended to by Chhipa volunteers. It also offers other services including Chhipa Dastarkhwan, Chhipa Kitchen, Chhipa Monthly Ration, Chhipa Morgue, Chhipa Free Ghusal Kafan, Chhipa Cemetery, Chhipa Jhoola, Old Home, Women Shelter and Orphanage.

Karatschi Highways

Karatchi-TorchamN51819kmvia Hyderabad, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar6 lanes1952
Karachi – Gwadar (Makran Coastal Road)N10653kmabout Omara, Pasni2 lanes2003
Karatschi – Chaman (RCD Highway)N25813 kmvia Bela, Khuzdar, Kalat, Quetta2 lanes


Pak Suzuki, Pakistan's largest automaker, has set up a second production facility in Karachi. It is the most recognized automobile assembly plant in Pakistan. The Company has acquired 80 acres of land adjacent to the existing site. Total investment by Pak Suzuki Motors is $460 million. With the completion of the second car plant, the company plans to bring another 100,000 units onto the market every year. Pak Suzuki recently celebrated the introduction of its 2,000,000th vehicle. On this important occasion, Osamu Suzuki, Global Chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan, came to Pakistan after 11 years. Pak Suzuki is the first local automaker to reach this milestone in Pakistan.

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Pirate threat

Pakistani seafarers have been victims of pirates time and time again. In late 2009, Pakistani fishermen were kidnapped along with their fishing boats. The fishing vessel was used as a "mother ship" to extend the range of pirates and launch attacks in the Indian Ocean territory. The first pirate death occurred in 2010 when the Pakistani captain of a sugar ship was killed in the port of Bossaso, Somalia. This threat had to be managed to ensure the territorial integrity of the region. Therefore, to overcome the threat of piracy, Pakistan launched piracy-focused operations and joined Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 in 2009 to participate in international efforts at sea against piracy and terrorism. The Pakistan Navy deployed its warships on the front lines along with aircraft to pursue objectives set by the task force.

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