City of Sukkur grew out of a catalytic earth quick in 916 and when the course ofthe river Indus was completely destroyed and people shifted to Bakhar. It wasduring Mughal period that the Turkhan and other living in Bakhar, a mid streamIreland of River Indus, moved to the right and left bank of the river Indus,Thereby laying the foundation of the twin cities Sukkur and Rohri. Sukkur city is spread over an are of 32.186 SQ KMS. Having population of 0.335 million according 1998 census. Now it is say about 0.395 million.