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For the villages in Iran, see Kohlu, Iran.
Kohlu is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 29°32′N 69°09′E / 29.54°N 69.15°E / 29.54; 69.15
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
District Kohlu District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Kohlu (Balochi: کوہلو) is the capital of Kohlu District in Balochistan, Pakistan. It is located at 29°54'0N 69°15'0E with an altitude of 1183 metres (3884 feet).[1] The Marri tribe is main ethnic group in the city.

Educational institutions consist of six english medium schools, and an intermediate college; as of 2013 a cadet college is under construction. About 87% of the population consists of the Marri tribe, 10% Zarkun, the other 3% are mixed tribes living there.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Location of Kohlu - Falling Rain Genomics

Coordinates: 29°54′N 69°15′E / 29.900°N 69.250°E / 29.900; 69.250

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Indo American News

Indo American News
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:41:15 -0700

I remember when I was a girl in Lyallpur that farmers would squeeze fresh mustard seed oil in a kohlu (a grindstone turned by a tethered bull) and people would come to buy it for an 5 old rupees (about 0.25 new cents) for a 10-liter can. The compressed ...

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)

SAMAA TV (press release) (blog)
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:42:03 -0700

LONDON: Self-exiled Baloch rebel leader Brahumdagh Bugti, who is leading a violent insurgency in the rugged province of Balochsitan from abroad, has shown his willingness to hold 'peace talks' with the government of Pakistan, Samaa reported.
The News International
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:52:30 -0700

Fourth, due to division between the Bugti and Marri tribes, the centre of gravity of the Baloch insurgency shifted from tribal stronghold areas like Dera Bugti and Kohlu to central Balochistan in the Khuzdar, Quetta and Mastung districts. Later, it ...

ARY NEWS (press release) (blog)

ARY NEWS (press release) (blog)
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:18:52 -0700

KOHLU: Eight militant commanders affiliated with a banned outfit surrendered before the security forces on Tuesday, ARY News reported. The spokesperson of the Frontier Corps (FC) Tuesday said that the 'ferrari commanders' who surrendered themselves ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:07:57 -0800

“Twelve militants laid down their arms in Kohlu district in the presence of Provincial Minister for Energy and Irrigation Jangayz Marri and Commandant Mewand Rifles Masroorur Rehman,” a statement issued by FC Balochistan said. It added that all 12 of ...
The Nation
Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:00:00 -0700

LAHORE - In a major development, the son of a former Balochistan Governor and brother of a ex-Chief Minister has expressed his willingness to surrender to the military authorities provided he is given firm assurance that he will be cleared of ...

Times of India

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:38:05 -0700

QUETTA: An armed clash between two separatist groups left at least 20 militants dead in Balochistan's Kohlu and Dera Bugti districts late Monday night. The local administration, however, could not verify the number of casualties. "Yes people have been ...
Business Recorder
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:00:38 -0800

State owned Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) is all set to kick-start exploration activities in Kohlu and Dera Bugti where as per estimates oil/gas reservoirs stand at over 22 trillion cubic feet (TCF). Managing Director (MD) OGDCL Riaz Khan ...

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