Sukkur (Sindh)

Sukkur is situated in Sindh Province on the west bank of the Indus River at an altitude of 220 feet from sea level. At the Sukkur, the River Indus flows into its narrowest channel in the lower Indus course.

The Sukkur Barrage has 66 gates. The Sukkur Barrage, formally called Lloyd Barrage, on the Indus River, controls one of the largest irrigation systems in the world, on Indus River. It has 66 gates to control the flow of water for irrigations need of various adjoining regions. The 5,001 feet long barrage is made of yellow stone and steel with a length of 5,001 feet, and can provide water to nearly 10 million acres of farmland through its seven large canals, some of them are larger than the Suez Canal.

Sukkur Map

Tour places in Sukkur

Sadh Belo

Sadh Belo is one of the famous Hindu temple that is situated in the Indus River near Sukkur, Pakistan. It is famous for Teerath Asthan and considered as the biggest Hindu temple in Pakistan.

Tourism in Sadh Belo

Sukkur Barrage

Sukkur Barrage was built during the British Regime from 1923-32 on the Indus River in Sukkur and its old name was Lloyd Barrage. It is one of the major barrage in Pakistan that is the part of largest irrigation network in Pakistan.

Tourism in Sukkur Barrage

Sukkur Photo Gallery

Landsdowne Bridge