Shikarpur is located at the distance of 502 km from Karachi and accessible via Sukkur on the National Highway N65. Shikarpur is one of the district formed by the British Government in Sindh Province. Shikarpur is historical city and was enclosed within a fort which has seven gates.
Shikarpur is important juction point between all of the four provinces of Pakistan. It was the important town on the trade route via the Bolan Pass.