Awaran District (Balochi and Urdu: ضِلع آواران), is a region in the south of the Balochistan area of Pakistan. It was made as a different region in November 1992; however beforehand it was a sub-division of Khuzdar District. The old name of Awaran was Kolwa. It is viewed as the poorest area in the province.
It is situated in the south of the Balochistan territory, Awaran area is circumscribed by Gwadar to its south and south west, Lasbela to its east and south, Kech and Panjgur to its west, Khuzdar to its north east and Kharan to its north