Dadu is a city and the capital of Dadu District located in Sindh, Pakistan. The city is located on the western bank of River Indus and is administratively subdivided into three Union councils.Dadu is the 11th largest city of Sindh Province and 52nd largest city in Pakistan with a population of 171,191 (2017). It is located 100 miles (160 km) to the north of Hyderabad, the second largest city of Sindh. Dadu district is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical sites, and beautiful landscapes. The main languages spoken in Dadu are Sindhi, Balochi and Urdu. Some of the popular tourist attractions in the district include the Gorakh Hill Station, the Manchar Lake, and the Shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.