Kalat is a historic city located in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It is known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. The city is home to the iconic Kalat Fort, a magnificent structure that dates back to the 18th century. The fort offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. Kalat is also famous for its traditional handicrafts, including pottery, embroidery, and rug weaving. Visitors can explore the local bazaars and purchase unique souvenirs. The city’s natural beauty is enhanced by its picturesque surroundings, with lush green valleys and rugged mountains. Kalat is a place where you can immerse yourself in the charm of traditional Balochi culture and enjoy the tranquility of nature.
Kalat features a cold desert climate (BWk) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Kalat is 14.1 °C (57.4 °F), while the annual precipitation averages 163 mm (6.4 in). June is the driest month with 1 mm (0.039 in) of rainfall, while January, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 36 mm (1.4 in).
July is the warmest month of the year with an average temperature of 24.8 °C (76.6 °F). The coldest month January has an average temperature of 3.4 °C (38.1 °F). The all-time lowest recordedThe terrain is mountainous with several valleys and one main river, mount Harboi in Kalat is known for Juniper old trees, the Moro River. The main economic activities are agriculture and livestock farming.
It is also larger than KPK and almost equal in land mass to Sindh province. Kalat Division is one fifth(1/5) of whole Pakistan. Total population of Kalat Division is 21,76,872 (2017 Census). Kalat Division has accommodated three colorful cultures i-e Brahvi, Sindhi & Balochi