World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

City Districts of Pakistan

Article Id: WHEBN0003582750
Reproduction Date:

Title: City Districts of Pakistan  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Faisalabad, Districts of Pakistan, Hyderabad, Sindh, Rawalpindi, Lahore
Collection: City Districts, Districts of Pakistan
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

City Districts of Pakistan

A City District in Pakistan is a district that consists primarily or entirely of a major city or large metropolitan area. While there are 117 Districts, there are only ten City Districts. A city district may contain subdivisions called Towns and Union Councils.

Contents

  • Administrative structure 1
  • List of City Districts 2
    • The five capital City Districts 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Administrative structure

The three-tier system of government in Karachi exemplifies the administrative structure of a City District:

The Karachi City District is a three-tiered system comprising the City District Government (CDG), the Town Municipal Administration (TMA) and the Union Administration (UA). When setting up the City District Government and TMA, effort was made to enable the following, where technical factors allowed: the principle of subsidiarity to be followed in determining which planning and municipal services/functions are assigned to the City District Government and which ones to TMA. [3]

List of City Districts

The five capital City Districts

The federal capital and four provincial capitals were the five original City Districts.

References

  1. ^ [4]

External links

  • The Local Government Ordinance 2001
  • Several additional cities given City District status
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.