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”’Chaghi District”’ ({{lang-bal|{{script/Arabic|چاگۓ دمگ}}}}; {{lang-urd|{{Nastaliq|ضلع چاغی}}}}), also known as Chaghi District, is the largest [[Districts of Pakistan|district]] of Pakistan by area, located in the northwestern corner of the [[Balochistan (Pakistan)|Balochistan]] province of [[Pakistan]].<ref name=”NRB”>[https://archive.today/20120805085140/http://www.nrb.gov.pk/lg_election/union.asp?district=87&dn=Chaghi Tehsils & Unions in the District of Chaghi – Government of Pakistan]</ref> The word chagai is combination of two Persian words”چاہ گے” Chah means (well) and gaih means (spot). Chagai means the place of Wells.

”’Chaghi District”’ ({{lang-bal|{{script/Arabic|چاگۓ دمگ}}}}; {{lang-urd|{{Nastaliq|ضلع چاغی}}}}), also known as Chaghi District, is the largest [[Districts of Pakistan|district]] of Pakistan by area, located in the northwestern corner of the [[Balochistan (Pakistan)|Balochistan]] province of [[Pakistan]].<ref name=”NRB”>[https://archive.today/20120805085140/http://www.nrb.gov.pk/lg_election/union.asp?district=87&dn=Chaghi Tehsils & Unions in the District of Chaghi – Government of Pakistan]</ref> District share the border with two countries [[Afghanistan]] and [[Iran]].The word chagai is combination of two Persian words”چاہ گے” Chah means (well) and gaih means (spot). Chagai means the place of Wells.

==Demographics==

==Demographics==

Latest revision as of 18:24, 16 April 2024

District of Balochistan in Pakistan
Chaghi District (Balochi: چاگۓ دمگ‎; Urdu: ضلع چاغی), also known as Chaghi District, is the largest district of Pakistan by area, located in the northwestern corner of the Balochistan province of Pakistan.[2] District share the border with two countries Afghanistan and Iran.The word chagai is combination of two Persian words”چاہ گے” Chah means (well) and gaih means (spot). Chagai means the place of Wells.

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Chagai district (2017)

Religion

Percent

Islam

99.47%

Hinduism

0.43%

Other or not stated

0.10%

At the time of the 2017 census the district had 32,509 households and a population of 226,517. Chagai had a sex ratio of 904 females per 1000 males and a literacy rate of 36.91% – 47.54% for males and 25.16% for females. 16,265 (7.18%) lived in urban areas. 35.53% of the population were under 10 years of age. 1,209 (0.53%) people in the district were from religious minorities, mainly Hindus.[1]

Languages of Chagai district (2017)

  Others (1.51%)

At the time of the 2017 census, 76.13% of the population spoke Balochi, 20.48% Brahui and 1.88% Pashto as their first language.[1]

Administration[edit]
Chagai District is administratively subdivided into the following Tehsils and union councils:[2]

Education[edit]
According to Pakistan District Education Rankings, a report by Alif Ailaan, Chaghai is ranked at number 91 nationally, with an education score of 52.06. The learning score is 55.58 and gender parity is at 60.11.
The national rank according to readiness is 91, with a readiness score of 55.58 and gender parity of 60.11. The school infrastructure rank of District Chaghai is 114 nationally, with a severe shortage of electricity with a score of 4.55 and building condition score of 12.27.
Lack of schools for girls is the main issue of the region.[3]

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]
1998 District census report of Chagai. Census publication. Vol. 38. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 1999.
External links[edit]

29°00′N 64°00′E / 29.000°N 64.000°E / 29.000; 64.000

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