Population | Main Tribes
Bolan (Urdu: بولان
) district is in the centre of
Balochistan province of Pakistan. The Bolan area remained under one district
Kachhi until 31 December 1991. The Deputy Commissionerís office started
functioning on 17 May 1992, Bolan became one of the four districts of
Naseerabad Division - until the abolition of Divisions in 2000. The district
is named after the historic Bolan Pass. The pass, 85 kilometres long,
extends from Kolpur, the highest place in Bolan district with an altitude of
2,200 metres above sea level. The area included in the Bolan district is
8,036 km≤. Tehsils and Mozas of the Bolan district are: Machh, Dhadar, Nari
Bala, Sanni, Khattan, Bhag and Lehri.
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For centuries the main tribe of Bolan was Kurd and the chief of Bolan and
the most prominent personality of Bolan was Sardar Dinnar Khan Kurd. The
population of Bolan districts in 2005 was estimated to be over 450,000.
Muslims constitute over 99% of the population. There is a small Hindu
minority in Bhag sub-division. The major Baloch and Jamot tribes of the
district are: Satakzai, Kurd, Rind, Raisani, Abro, Bangulzai, and Mastoi.
Airy and Sheikh also main population of tehsil Bhag.
Kurd, Satakzai, Rind, Raisani and Abro.