10 most popular Desert Areas in Pakistan


Badin is located at the distance of 210 km from Karachi in Sindh province and was the center of ancient Indus Valley civilization. It is also accessible via Hyderabad. It lies on the east side of the Indus River. Badin is suitable for rice crop due to its swampy and fertile land. Badin is also known as Sugar State due to its production of sugar.

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Muzaffargarh, located on the bank of the Chenab River, is located in South Western Punjab, at the exact geographical center of Pakistan. It is famous for its agricultural and forest land. The main crops, grown in this area, are wheat, sugarcane, and cotton, whereas some special categories of mangoes, dates, citrus, and pomegranate are the best quality fruits.

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Rahimyar Khan

Rahim Yar Khan is located in South Punjab next to Bahawalpur at the distance of 200 km, having a border with India, Rajasthan. A part of Rahim Yar Khan is a desert area of the Cholistan desert. A number of wild animals such as wild cats, Chinkara deer, jackals, snakes, and blue bull can be easily observed there.

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Lodhran is located on the northern side of the River Sutlej, at a distance of 416km from Lahore on G. T. Road (N5) in Southern Punjab. It is known for being the best cotton-growing area. Most of the population in Lodhran are involved in the agriculture profession.

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Dadu is located on Indus Highway N55, at the distance of 331 km from Karachi on the western bank of the Indus River.

The largest lake in Pakistan, Manchar Lake, is an important visiting place in Dadu and Gorakh Hill station is the only hill station in Sindh province, is also a great attraction for tourists.

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Larkana is situated at a distance of 471km from Karachi on the south bank of the Ghar Canal. It is the main home of the Indus Valley Civilization, Mohehjo-Daro which is the largest archaeological site and known as the largest settlement of the Indus Valley Civilization and also considered one of the oldest cities of the world. Mohenhojo-Daro is located 28 km away from Larkana in the south.

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Qambar Shahdadkot

Qambar Shahdadkot is situated at a distance of 456 km from Karachi in Sindh Province. It has a mixture of multiple types of lands such as plains, agricultural land, the mountain range of Kirthar, and a number of lakes. The Kirthar range extends for almost 300 km from the Mula River in Balochistan to Cape Muari in the Arabian Sea.

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Uchalli Village

Just before Uchalli lake entrace and along the Uchalli lake, there is the Uchalli village with traditional Punjabi lifestyle. There are vast area of fields for different local crops around the road and behind the village residency.

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Tharparkar is a district with the border of India in Sindh Province, situated at a distance of 407km from Karachi and is accessible via Mirpur Khas on the National Highway N120. It is the largest district by area in Sindh Province and the least developed district in Sindh. Most of the area of Tharparkar is part of the Thar Desert.

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