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Kalat Division
Map of Kalat Division
Map of Kalat Division
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Established14 October 1955
 • TypeDivisional Administration
 • CommissionerN/A
 • Regional Police OfficerN/A

Kalat Division or Qalat Division is an administrative division of Balochistan Province of Pakistan. Its capital city is Khuzdar. The area of Kalat Division is 140,612 km².

In 2015, the Balochistan Assembly unanimously passed a resolution calling upon the provincial government to establish a new Rakhshan Division comprising the districts of Nushki, Chagai, Kharan and Washuk which were parts of Quetta and Kalat.


Kalat Division established after dissolution of Balochistan state union in 14 October 1955.When the Baluchistan States Union became Kalat Division, Khuzdar was established as the divisional headquarters. At the time of establishment division have four districts (04) Kalat, Makran, Lasbela, and Kharan district.

In 1960, Lasbela district transferred to form Karachi-Bela division.

On 1 July 1971, Makran district separates from Kalat Division to form a separate division.

In 1972, Lasbela district again become a part of Kalat division.

In 1974, a new district khuzdar created from Kalat district and added in Kalat Division.

In 1991, Mastung district spelt from Kalat district territory included in Kalat Division.

In 1992, Awaran district spelt from khuzdar district and added in Kalat Division.

In 2007, Washuk district created from kharan district territory and added in Kalat Division.

On 17 May 2015, Kharan and Washuk district shifted from Kalat Division to newly established Rakhshan Division.

In 2017, Surab district created from Kalat district territory included in Kalat Division.

Recently, in 2022, Hub district spelt from Lasbela district and added in Kalat division.


It contains the following districts:[1]


According to 2017 census, Kalat division had a population of 2,513,200, which includes 1,309,400 males and 1,203,698 females. Qalat division constitutes 2,495,105 Muslims, 14,505 Hindus, 1,996 Christians followed by 634 scheduled castes and 960 others.

Religions in Kalat Division (2017)

  Islam (99.28%)
  Hinduism (0.57%)
  Christianity (0.07%)
  Scheduled Caste (0.02%)
  Other (0.03%)

See also


  1. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan Archived 2006-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names

Coordinates: 27°30′N 66°00′E / 27.500°N 66.000°E / 27.500; 66.000