Baba and Bhit Islands

Baba Bhit Island (Urdu: جزیرہ بابا بھٹ ) is the smallest neighbourhood of Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1] It comprises three small fishing islands which are in the centre of the harbour of Karachi. The approximated area of these islands is 4 km² and the population is about 12000. The area is severely neglected by the local and the central government because of its separation from the mainland

There are several ethnic groups in Kiamari town including Muhajirs, Sindhis, Punjabis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras Ismailis, etc. Over 99% of the population is Muslim. The population of Kiamari Town is estimated to be nearly one million.

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Coordinates: 24°49′16″N 66°57′43″E / 24.821°N 66.962°E / 24.821; 66.962

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