The Khairpur district lies in the northern sindh at a distance of 13 miles on the south of Sukkur. The south east portion of the district is desert and the rest is fortile plain. To the east of the river indus lies a plain which merges further eastward into the great Rajputana desert. It covers an area of 6018 Sq.Miles and occupies sixth position in respect of area in Sindh. The district has extremes of climate. During summer the temperature sometimes reaches upto 120 ºF., while in winter it comes down to 30ºF. rainfall is very scanty in the district.
The Larkana district is bounded on the north by Baluchistan province, on the east by the sukkur and the Khairpur districts, on the south by the Dadu district and on the west kohistan area. The indus river touches the eastern border comprising Ratodero, Larkana and Dokri talukas. The total area of the district is 2866 Sq. Miles. Its position in respect of area is 10th in Sindh. The climate of the district is hot in summer and cold in winter. The maximum temperture in summer rises to 110ºF and in winter comes down to 60ºF. Rainfall is poor, average of 4″ to 5″ a year.
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