Population estimates from 1998 put the number of inhabitants at around 500,000.
The city lies along the N-5 National Highway, 400 kilometres from Karachi.
Sukkur Airport is about 80km from Thari Mirwah, with domestic flights to Karachi.
Thari is served by Mehrabpur & Setharja railway station.
Thari is connected With Nawabshah by Mehran Highway and it takes 2 hours to reach Thari from Nawabshah. It takes 1 hour to reach Kharipur from Thari Mirwah; Mehrabpur and Ranipur are also connected to that route through linked roads.
Taxicabs are available to go in and near the city.
The city has a number of rich agricultural lands; however, its eastern side is part of the Thar Desert.
There is a classical building: the Government Boys Model High School, which is E-shaped.
There are hotels, but standard restaurants are as follows, serving Pakistani food as well as Bar B Q:
- City Gate Hotel, Thari Sui gas Rd, ☎ +92 243. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. A good restaurant that serves some delicious meals. Overall, a good place to dine in and also popular among locals.
- Al Madina Hotel, Thari Sui gas Rd, ☎ +92 243. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Another restaurant in Thari which also serves some Pakistani meals and Bar B Q.
- City Gate hotel offers accommodation and rooms.