Umerkot

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Umerkot (Sindh)


Umerkot is situated at the distance of 308 km from Karachi and is accessile via Mirpur Khas on the National Highway N120. Umerkot has its importance due to the birthplace of Akbar, the Mughal Emperor, in Umerkot Fort.

Umerkot was a princely state before 1947 and called Amarkot at that time and its current name is derived by a local ruler Umar, who is the part of the legend of Umar Marvi, a historical romantic story.

Umerkot Map