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Kemari, Karachi

Kiamari is a neighbourhood of Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

There are several ethnic groups in Kiamari including Kutchi, 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. The iron Napier Mole Bridge was built in 1840 connecting Karachi with Kiamari, the landing place for all goods and passengers bound for city.


Manora, Karachi

Manora or Manoro is a small peninsula (2.5 km²) located just south of the Port of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Manora is connected to the mainland by a 12 kilometer long causeway called the Sandspit.

Manora and neighboring islands form a protective barrier between Karachi harbor to the north and the Arabian Sea to the south. The western bay of the harbor contains endangered mangrove forests which border the Sandspit and Manora island. To the east is Karachi Bay and the beach towns of Kiamari and Clifton. The peninsula is located at 24°48'00″N 66°58′00″E (24.800000, 66.970000). There are several ethnic groups including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Christians, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras and Ismailis.The area of Karachi was known to the ancient Greeks by many names: Krokola, the place where Alexander the Great camped to prepare a fleet for Babylonia after his campaign in the Indus valley; 'Morontobara' island , from where Alexander's admiral Nearchus set sail; and Barbarikon , a port of the Indo-Greek Bactrian kingdom. The Manora Island and was visited by Ottoman admiral Seydi Ali Reis and mentioned in his book Mir'ât ül Memâlik in 1554.


Creek Marina, Karachi

Creek Marina, located in Phase VIII of DHA Karachi, will be completed in year 2017. It will be the first 6-star residential development in Pakistan.

 

The project has Meinhardt Group as the leading developer. The design team includes other design firms such as Hirsch Bedner Associates of USA & Chao Tse Ann of Singapore. The building is under construction at the moment with the fourth tower's super structure reaching its 17th floor, as of September 2013. The project's estimated year of completion is 2017.