Province of se Pakistan, mainly in the Indus delta
Area 140,914 sq km/54,393 sq mi
Capital and chief seaport Karachi
Population (1981) 19,029,000
Language 60% Sindi; others include Urdu, Punjabi, Baluchi, Pashto
Features Sukkur Barrage, which enables water from the Indus River to be used for irrigation
History annexed 1843, it became a province of British India, and part of Pakistan on independence. There is agitation for its creation as a separate state, Sindhudesh.