Hub is the capital city of the Hub Tehsil, situated within the Lasbela District of Balochistan, Pakistan. Hub is an industrial city and its original name was Hub Chowki because once there was a police and customs check post, named Nakahi. after the development of factories and plenty of different industries, the city was renamed to Hub. Hub is one amongst the biggest industrial centres of Balochistan, and because of its proximity to Karachi, it’s changing into a Commuter city of the Karachi metro area.
There are many ethnic groups in Hub including: Brahuis, Balochis, Muhajirs, Sindhis, Punjabis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, etc. Roads are too busy because the area serves as a hub between Balochistan and Karachi, that is one amongst the main reasons behind the lack development in this area.
Hub is economically one amongst the biggest industrial cities in Balochistan.
Hub is rising as a commercial centre because of its proximity to Karachi. The Bazaars and markets are full with varieties of goods as well. The Byco Petroleum’s refineries, Hubco Power Project, Bosicor Oil Refineries are settled in Hub close to Karachi.