Karachi

Karachi News & Updates: Get 24/7 News updates of Karachi city the financial hub of Pakistan and Capital of Provence Sindh. It is the country’s largest city Karachi city is metropolitan city and has the highest population then any other city of the country. Karachi has a principal seaport and is a major commercial and industrial center. Karachi is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea immediately northwest of the Indus River Delta.

The impetus to Karachi’s development originally came from its role as the port serving the Indus River valley and the Punjab region of British India. The development of air travel subsequently increased Karachi’s importance. It is also the port serving the landlocked country of Afghanistan.

Karachi has pleasant weather for the greater part of the year. May and June are the hottest months, when the mean maximum temperature. The city faces pollution problems. High humidity in the region does not permit evaporation of stagnant water in some places, while fumes from factories and automobiles contribute to air pollution, in spite of land and sea breezes.
The most striking aspect of Karachi’s layout is the west-to-east parallel alignment of the four arterial roads “Nishter Road” (formerly called Lawrence Road), “Mohammed Ali Jinnah Road” (formerly Bandar Road), “Shahrah-e-Liaquat” (Frere Road), and “I.I. Chundrigar Road” (McCleod Road).
The old town lies near the port, to the north of M.A. Jinnah Road, and with extensions stretching along the material roads for over a mile; unplanned, it is reminiscent of medieval towns of the Middle East or Europe. The land-use pattern of the city is complex. The outer areas are dominated by dormitory suburbs interspersed with a scattering of cantonments, agricultural tracts, salt works, airports, railway stations, and marshaling yards.

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