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Rohri

Rohri

Rohri is a town of Sukkur District, Sindh province, Pakistan. It is located on the east bank of the Indus River. Rohri town is the administrative headquarters of Rohri Taluka, a tehsil of Sukkur District[2] with which it forms a metropolitan area.

Modern Rohri is 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) west of the medieval fortification and settlement of Aror. Aror was the ancient capital of Sindh, ruled by the Ror Dynasty. In 711, Aror was captured by the army of Muslim general Muhammad bin Qasim. Rohri is situated between Sukkur and Aror.

Rohri has a hot desert climate with extremely hot summers and mild winters. Rohri is very dry, with the little rain it receives mostly falling in the monsoon season from July to September.