In upper Sindh, this is the most
important town. More tha
2000 years ago the town was at Armor, nine kms (6 miles)
east of the present site, but was relocated in 962 A.D.,
when owing to an earthquake, the Indus diverted its course
to its present channel. By the 13th century the twin towns
of Sukkur and Rohri were bustling river ports that reached
their zenith in the 17th century.