Jacobabad

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Location of Jacobabad
Jacobabad on Pakistan Map

Jacobabad (Hindi: जकोबाबाद, Sindhi: جیکب آباد) is a city and district in the Sindh province of Pakistan.

Tahsils in district

The district is administratively subdivided into the following talukas:

Jat Gotras

Click to see Jat Gotras in Jacobabad

Main tribes

History

The town was founded on the site of the village of Khangarh in 1847 by General John Jacob, for many years commandant of the Sind Horse, who died here in 1858. A memorial exists at the Victoria Tower in the heart of the city.

Notable persons

References



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