() is a large industrial town in the eastern part of Karachi
. It is bordered by the Faisal Cantonment
and Shah Faisal Town
to the north across the Malir River
, Bin Qasim Town
to the south and east, and Korangi Town
to the west. The population of Landhi Town was estimated to be over 660,000 at the 1998 census, of which 99% are Muslim
and Pashtuns constitute an overwhelming majority of the population.
The federal government introduced local government reforms in the year 2000, which eliminated the previous third tier of government (administrative divisions
) and raised the fourth tier (districts
) to become the new third tier. The effect in Karachi was the dissolution of the former Karachi Division and the merger of its five districts to form a new Karachi City-District with eighteen autonomous constituent towns including Landhi Town.
Neighbourhoods of Landhi Town
Note:The neighbourhood of Korangi should not be confused with Korangi Town which lies to the southwest of the neighbourhood.
<br>The town of Landhi is a middle-class areas. The literacy rate in Landhi Town is more than 60%. Landhi Town has great educational instituations like National University(FAST), Mono-Technical College, Science and Commerce College, Maryam Girls College. Baber Market at Landhi 3 is the biggest Market of Town. Town Municipal Administration Office is at Landhi 5. This includes the neighbourhoods of Dawood Chowrangi, Quaidabad, Malir,... Read More