Tharparkar is a district in Sindh province of Pakistan, with Mithi town as the district headquarter. Tharparkar is part of the bigger desert spread between Pakistan and India. Tharparkar is the only fertile desert in the world. The name Tharparker is combination of two words: Thar and Parkar. Thar is general term for sand region or sand ridges and Parkar means “to cross over”. Earlier this region was known as Thar and Parkar, later it became one word as Tharparkar.
In 1947 Tharparkar had significant Hindu population which migrated to India during the India Pakistan wars of 1965 & 1971, when the Indians captured parts of the Tharparkar District.
Nagarparkar is beautiful region in Tharparkar that borders with Indian states of Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is famous for its pink granite Karronjhar hills and rich flora and fauna. It contains many archaeological sites and historical Jain and Hindu mythologies.
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