Gawadar City, Balochistan

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(added few years ago!)

Gawadar, a port city in south west of Balochistan is situated at adistance of 650 km from Karachi.

 

It is easily accessible by road via Coastal Highway, by air via Gawadar Airport & by sea via Gawadar Port.
 
Gwadar is strategically located at the apex of the Arabian Sea and at the mouth of the Gulf of Oman. The naturally hammerhead-shaped peninsula forming two almost perfect but naturally curved semicircular bays on either side are Gwadar West Bay and Gwadar East Bay.
 
It is largely flat barren with two hills, the Koh-e-Batil at the head of the hammerhead peninsula and Koh-e-Mehdi to the east of the city.
 
At the time of Pakistan Independance, Gawadar was colony of Sultanate-e-Oman. in 1958, it was purchased from Oman and officially became part of Pakistan.
 
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Tags : Port city, Balochistan, Makran Coastal highway

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