Nushki District

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Nushki District
District
Map of Pakistani District with Nushki higlighted
Map of Pakistani District with Nushki higlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Division Quetta Division
Headquarters Nushki
Government
 • District Nazim Bahadur Khan
 • District Naib Nazim Wazir Khan Mengal
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 1

Nushki District (Balochi: بلوچ ) is one of the districts of Balochistan province, Pakistan. The administration of the Nushki district was taken over from the Khan of Kalat by the Indian government in 1896, and was leased from him on a perpetual quit rent in 1899.

History

Nushki initially belongs to rakhshanis i.e., mandaee and badini including jamaldin tribes. Later on khan of kallat sent Mengal and sumalani tribes along with pirkani, sarparah and rodeni tribes as border security force against Afghan invaders.

Administration

The district of Nushki is administratively subdivided into the following tehsils:

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