Published: 18.05.2011
Updated: 09.12.2011

Nagarparkar, Sindh, Pakistan

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Urdu: نگر پارکر

is a town at a distance of 150 km from Mithi, in Sindh province of Pakistan. The town is situated at the foot of the Karoonjhar Hills at a distance of about 15 km from the Indian border. At one time the area was under the sea, which had to be crossed; the name "Parkar" means "to cross over".

    • Nagarparkar has on its north Taluka Chachro, and on its west is Taluka Mithi of Tharparkar District, while on east of it lies Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and on its south is Run Katchh. The area surrounding the city is a rocky belt called Parkar, and the remaining part is a sandy area.
    • The Nagarparkar Jain Temple is of special art historical interest as well as some Jain temples in the surrounding of the town, e.g. the Pari Nagar Jain Temple at Virawah, the Jain Temple at Gori and the Jain Temple at Bhodesar.


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