The district of Lasbela is administratively subdivided into four tehsils, these are:
Alexander the Great passed through Lasbela on his way back to Babylon after conquering Northwestern India. In 711 CE, the Arab general, Muhammad bin Qasim passed through Lasbela on his way to Sindh.
The area of the district was formerly a princely state of British India (Las – with Bela as capital), which later merged with Pakistan.
The main river is the Porali with its tributaries, Winder and Wirhab rivers.Other rivers are the Phor and Hingol which rise in Awaran District before flowing through Lasbela on their way to the Arabian Sea.
The population of Lasbela was estimated to be over 700,000 in 2005. In 1998, the overall population was 98.33% Muslim. Of the remaining, 1.37% were Hindus and 0.14% Christian, with the rest belonging to various other religions. In 1998, about 37% of the population resided in the urban areas. In 1998, 22.3% of the population was literate with 32.16% of the males and 10.46% of the females. The majority of population speaks either Sindhi or Baluchi. Much of the population also speaks a language called Lasi, which is derived from Sindhi or Jadgali.
Sites of Interest
* Shrine of Shah Bilawal
Historical Buildings and Archaeological Sites
* Shah Jamai Mosque
* Sassi Waro-Chodo (Sassi's Spring), near Paboni
Naka, about 68 km from Karachi.