Khairpur


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Khairpur

(khīr`po͝or), city (1981 pop. 61,447), SE Pakistan, in Sind prov. It trades in wheat, cotton, tobacco, and dates and is linked by road and rail to Karachi. Manufactures include textiles, carpets, refined sugar, and leather goods. The city was the capital of the former princely state of Khairpur, which was founded in 1783 and merged into Pakistan in 1955. It is a cultural center with fine historic buildings, notably the Faiz Palace, and with several colleges affiliated with Sind Univ.
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Khairpur

 

a city in Pakistan, in Sind Province. Population, 34,000 (1961). Khairpur is a transportation junction and a landing on a canal near the Indus River. Industry includes the manufacture of matches and textiles (cotton and woven silk). Hand crafted goods produced in the city include fabrics, rugs, jewelry, and hardware.

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