is a a small town in the region of Quetta. Zhob is a part of the province of Baluchistan and lies to the western side of Pakistan. Zhob is located in the eastern side of the river of Zhob. Zhob, Pakistan
is close to the Pathan villages in Quetta and is 250kms from there. It is surrounded by steep mountains and hills on all the sides. Zhob is under construction and the government is taking measures to uplift the economic conditions of Zhob. There are few villages in Zhob that are worth seeing and the surrounding landscape of the region of Zhob is really beautiful. It is one of the places for tourist attraction in the Quetta region. The town of Zhob is actually situated on a gentle plain. The town of Zhob is enclosed by the region of Afghanistan to the northern side and Southern Wazirestan bureau on the eastern side.
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ZHOB
The dynasty of Pashtoons were the early inhabitants of Zhob and it is a known fact that the Pashtoon rulers lived in the mountainous regions of Suleman. During the pre-independence times Zhob was known as Fort Sandemon called after the British personnel Sir. Robert Sandeman. It was coined by the Britishers who governed the whole region of Baluchistan. In the year 1890, Zhob was made into an agency of politics and propaganda by the British rulers.