Reko Diq is a desert in Balochistan. 'Reko Diq' actually means sandy
peak in local language that is the name of an ancient volcano. This area
comes under Chagai District that has population of 300,000. Reko Diq is
popular for being naturally rich as it has gold mines, copper mines and
shale gas. A small part of this area falls in Afghanistan too. This is
Pakistan's largest gold mine and some of the most interesting facts
about Reko Diq Gold Mines are listed below.
It spreads over 100 kilometers