Azam Basti (Urdu: اعظم بستی) is a neighborhood in Karachi East district of Karachi, Pakistan. It was previously administered as part of Jamshed Town, which was disbanded in 2011.
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There are several ethnic groups in Azam Basti including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis. Over 90% of the population in Azam Basti is Christian. The population of Jamshed Town is estimated to be nearly one million.
Azam Basti contains a vibrant Christian population represented by the Catholic parish of St Paul.
- ^ "Azam Basti is part of Jamshed Town". City Government of Karachi website. Archived from the original on 13 June 2006. Retrieved 27 May 2022.
- ^ "ASIA/PAKISTAN - St Paul's parish in Azam Basti celebrates Feast of the Apostle's Conversion". Agenzia Fides website. 31 January 2006. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2022.