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Shikarpur, Pakistan

Full nameShikarpur, Sindh
Official nameShikarpur, Sindh
Elevation42.7 ft (13 m)
Pop. Estimate155400( 2009)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC+5)

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Shikarpur ( , ) is the capital of Shikarpur District in Sindh province of Pakistan. It is situated about 29 km west of the right bank of the Indus, with a railway station, 37 km north-west of Sukkur.

Shikarpur is famous for its Aachar (pickles) and sweets from Mola Bukhsh Memon. It has a large market and manufactures of cotton, cloth and pottery. Because of its rich history, Shikarpur used to be called "Paris of East" because of its modern buildings and its (Ittar) industry.

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