List of Balochistan cities


  • Awaran

    Awaran is situated in the south of the Balochistan Province and is located at the distance of 725 km from Quetta city. It is accessible via Khuzdar on Regional Coorperation for Development Highway N25 and moving on Makran Coastal Highway at Zero Point. Its old name was Kolwa and one of the poorest district in the Balochistan.

  • Barkhan

    Barkhan is located at the distance of 418 km from Quetta city via Loralai on the National Highway N70. Barkhan has hot summers whereas winters become mild.

  • Chagai

    Chagai is the largest district of Pakistan and is situated on the north west part of Balochistan, at the distance of 560 km from Quetta city on the Quetta-Taftan Highway N40. The importance of this district is due to international border between Iran and Pakistan at Taftan, with Zahedan, city of Iran.

  • Chamman

    Chamman is situated in Balochistan with Kandahar, a city of Afghanistan, at the distance of 128 km from Quetta on National Highway N-25.

  • Dera Bugti

    Dera Bugti is situated at the distance of 365 km from Quetta city via Sibi through Quetta-Jacobabad Highway, then following Bhag-Dera Bugti Road. Dominant tribe in this district is Bugtis who has the main control of the district. The importance of this district is due to natural resources specially natural gas at Sui. Another main attraction in this district is the fort of Nawab Muhammad Akbar Khan Bugti.

  • Gwadar

    Gwadar is a deep water port city in Balochistan on its southwestern coast on the Arabia Sea at the distance of 1377 km from Lahore. The climate of Gwadar is hot desert-like, but due to the sea, its temperature remains moderate as compared to other hot areas of Pakistan.

  • Harnai

    Harnai is situated at 166 km from Quetta on the Quetta Road. It is surrounded by different mountain ranges. Normally the weather in Harnai remains pleasant except in few months of summer. As covered within mountains, it is the most beautiful city in the Balochistan Province. There are number of fresh water streams in the district, which use to growing fresh vegetables and fruits.

  • Jafarabad

    Jafarabad is located on the border of Sindh province at the distance of 290 km from Quetta city and is accessible via sibi on Quetta-Jacobabad Highway. Its name is derived after Mir Jaffar Khan Jamali, who was a leader in Muslim League before independence of Pakistan and was a close friend of quaid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan.

  • Kacchi

    Kacchi, which was also called Bolan, is situated at the distance of 175 km from Quetta on Quetta-Jacobabad Highway N65. It is a plain area in mountain ranges and also known as Kachhi Plain, which covers the Kachhi district, the Lasbela district, some of part of Sibi and Dera Bughti. The place has some historical importance as was a part of the Mehrgarh civilization, one of most important Neolithic sites. It is one of earlist sites having evidence of growing wheat and barly and forming cattles and goats in South Asia.

  • Kalat

    Kalat is a district in Balochistan Province on the bank of the Shirin Ab River, also known as the Moro River. Kalat is located at the distance of 141 km from Quetta on Regional Cooperation for Development Highway N25. The climate of Kalat is arid and hot in summer whereas cold in winter. There is noticeable rain in this area so it has extreme desert like atmosphere.

  • Kech

    Kech is a district in Balochistan, at the distance of 770 km from Quetta and is accessible via Kalat and turn left from Surab and following Panjgur Road N85. The Kech River is the main river in the district, which flows along the Makran region and joins with the Dasht River in Gwadar. There are number of orchards along the river, so area is famous for fresh fruits and vegetables, specially dates.

  • Kharan

    Kharan is a district in Balochistan at the distance of 280 km from Quetta on Kharan Road. Kharan was a princely state before 1955 and merges with Pakistan after then. Major part of Kharan district lies under the Kharan Desert, which is sandy and mountainous desert. It is not suitable for argiculture due to shortage of water in this area.

  • Khuzdar

    Khuzdar is located at the distance of 302 km from Quetta City on the Regional Coorporation for Development Highway. Khuzdar is a historical city and it was the capital of the Brahui Kingdom of Makran.

    It is situated in a narrow valley at an elevation of 1,237 meters, but its climate is arid and hot. There is also low erratic rainfall.

  • Killa Abdullah

    Killa Abdullah is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 105 km from Quetta. It is situated in the foothills of the Shela Bagh Range. It has importance due to the international border between Pakistan and Afghanistan at Chamman. It is accessible via Kuchlak through Chaman Road N25. Its name is derived after a historical fort, Abdullah Qulla, built by Sardar Abdullah Khan Achkzai, who was a khan of Kalat.

  • Killa Saifullah

    Killa Saifullah is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 188 km from Quetta and is accessible via Kuchlak through Kuchlak-Zhob Highway N50. Its name is derived after a historical fort, Qilla Saifullah, built by Asifullah Khan, who was warlord among the Mirdadzai Khudiadadzai tribe of Kakar Sunzerkhels.

  • Kohlu

    Kahlu is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 350 km from Quetta. It is accessible via Ziarat through Ziarat Road, then following Duki Road which further joins Kohlu-Sibi Road that leads to Kohlu. Its landscape is mostly desert like, so its climate is hot in summer whereas moderate in winter. Shrine of Mast Tawakali in Kohlu is important place to visit. Senr Nala, Manjira, and the Chakar River are the sources of water in this area.

  • Lasbela

    Lasbela is a coastal district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 579 km from Quetta and is accessible via Khuzdar through Regional Coorporation for Development Highway N25.

    The Porali River is the name river in this district, some other rivers in Lasbela, are the Phor River and the Hingol River. All these rivers finally end in the Arabian Sea.

  • Lehri

    Lehri is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 243 km from Quetta and is accessible via Sibi through Quetta-Jacobabad Highway and then following Bagh-Dera Bughti Road. The Lehri River and the Nari River are the main source of water in this district.

  • Loralai

    Loralai is a district in Balochistan at the distance of 215 km from Quetta on Pishin-Loralai Road. The Loralai River and the Kohat Manda are the main sources of water in the district.

  • Mastung

    Mastung is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 50 km from Quetta on Regional Cooperation for Development Highway N25. It is an mountaineous area with an elevation of 5,583 feet. There are number of beautiful valleys in the mountains, which attract number of tourist every year.

  • Musakhel

    Musakhel is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 443 km from Quetta. It is accessible via Zhob through Zhob-Dera Ismail Khan Highway N50 and turn right from Sangar village on Musakel Road. It has boundary with Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa as well as Punjab with Dera Ghazi Khan. It is hilly area with green forests and shrubs.

  • Nasirabad

    Nasirabad is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 272 km from Quetta and is accessible via Sibi through Quetta-Jacobabad Highwary N65. Its old name was Temple Dera, named after Captain H.M. Temple, a Political agent for Sibi in the British Regime.

  • Nushki

    Nushki is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 144 km from Quetta, on the bank of the Kaisar Rud, on Quetta-Taftan Road N40. It is situated in a the Quetta Plateau, which has elevation of 2,900 feet.

  • Panjgur

    Panjgur is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 555 km from Quetta and is accessible via Kalat through Regional Cooperation for Development Highway and then following Panjgur Road N85. It is a historical city having number of archaeological sites, including tombs, fort at Khudadadan, Band-e-Gillar and old dam, etc. Its name also derived by the famous historical five grades in the city.

  • Pishin Valley

    Pishin is located at a distance of 50 km from Quetta in the northwest of Balochistan near the Afghanistan border, a real beautiful valley as consist of thousands of gardens full of fruits and flowers. It is the good source of crops, fruits and vegetables.

  • Quetta

    Quetta, also known as the fruit garden of Pakistan, is the capital of Balochistan province, located at a distance of 691 km from Karachi. There is a number of fruit orchards in and around the city, and there are large and different varieties of fruits and dry fruits produced there. Due to its geographical location and scenic beauty, it was also known as Little London in the past. It has a border with Afghanistan, so treated as the hub of trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • Sherani

    Sherani is situated within the Sulaiman Mountain Range, at the distance of 373 km from Quetta and is accessible via Qilla Saifullah through Kuchlak-Zhob Road, then following Zhob-Dikhan Highway.

  • Sibi

    Sibi is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 162 km from Quetta and is accessible through Quetta-Jacobabad Highway N65, then following Bolan Road. It is situated on the bank of Nari River in mountain ranges of Zeb, Dungan, and Bambore.

  • Sohbatpur

    Sohbatpur is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 318 km from Quetta and is accessible via Sibi through Quetta-Jacobabad Highwary, and following Sohbatpur Road from Dera Allah Yar.

  • Washuk

    Washuk is a district in Balochistan Province at the distance of 500 km from Quetta and is accessible via Basima through Surab-Basima Highway N85 and then trun right after Basima on Basima-Kharan Road, then following Shamsi Road.

  • Zhob

    Zhob is situated at the distance of 330 km from Quetta and is accessible via Qilla Saifullah through Kuchlak-Zhob Highway N50. Its previous name was Fort Sandeman, that was derived after Robert Sandeman, the First Agent to the Governor General of Balochistan in British Regime.

  • Ziarat

    Ziarat is located in Balochistan at the distance of 130 km from Quetta. It is a beautiful hill station in Balochistan surrounding by mountains that receive heavy snowfall in winter, which makes it more attractive and charming. Khalifat Hill is the highest peak at an elevation of 11,400 feet in the Ziarat district. The importance of this city is due to Quid-e-Azam Residency. Quid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan. He had spent some of the last days of his life in Ziarat. It is an attractive place for tourists due to its cool and pleasant weather, in the summer season, weather becomes pleasant in Ziarat, whereas in winter, it receives heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures. Lush green forests and gardens, cover with white snow in the winter season.