Derajat

Derajat is an area of Pakistan, located in the region associated with the Baloch tribes.

History

Derajat consists of two districts, Dera Ghazi Khan, which was founded by Ghazi Khan Nawab, and Dera Ismail Khan, founded by Ismail Khan Mirani. A smaller district, Rajanpur, has recently been separated from Dera Ghazi Khan.

Languages

The language of Derajat is Derawali (also known as Siraiki), but Balochi and Urdu are also spoken there.

References

Motto
اتحاد، تنظيم، يقين محکم
Ittehad, Tanzim, Yaqeen-e-Muhkam   (Urdu)
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Baloch (بلوچ; alternative transliterations Baluch, Balouch, Bloach,Balooch, Balush, Balosh, Baloosh, Baloush et al.
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Dera Ghazi Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ غازی خان ) is located in Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan. Dera Ghazi Khan is one of the most populous cities in Southern Punjab and it is the largest district in Punjab in terms
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Dera Ismail Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ اسما عیل خان) is a city in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. The town is situated on the west bank of the Indus River.
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Rajanpur, 29:06N, 70:19E, is a city and the headquarters of the Rajanpur district and tahsil in the extreme southwest part of Punjab, Pakistan. The district lies entirely west of the Sindhu river (Indus river); it is a narrow, 20 to 40 miles wide strip of land sandwitched between
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Derawali is an Indo-European language spoken in western parts of Punjab, Pakistan; it is a dialect of Saraiki (western Punjabi) language. Derawali speaking Hindus (Derawal) migrated to India in 1947 and have dispersed all over north India.
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Seraiki (Urdu: سراییکی), also called Multani (Hindi: मुल्तानी, Urdu: ملتانی) is a language mostly spoken in the provinces of South Punjab in central
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Balochi or Baluchi may refer to:
  • Baloch people
  • Balochi language
  • Baluchi, a city in Afghanistan

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Urdu}}} 
Writing system: Urdu alphabet (Nasta'liq script) 
Official status
Official language of:  Pakistan ;
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