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Complete details about Pakistan in Asia with capital city Islamabad

Country NamePakistan (Pakistan)
Country CodePAK
Capital CityIslamabad
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1947
Population156483000
Surface Area796095.0
Life Expectancy61.1 years
GNP61289.0 (old 58549.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Balochi     (3.0%)
Brahui     (1.2%)
Hindko     (2.4%)
Pashto     (13.1%)
Punjabi     (48.2%)
Saraiki     (9.8%)
Sindhi     (11.8%)
Urdu [official]     (7.6%)

Major Cities

Karachi, Sindh     (population 9269265)
Lahore, Punjab     (population 5063499)
Faisalabad, Punjab     (population 1977246)
Rawalpindi, Punjab     (population 1406214)
Multan, Punjab     (population 1182441)
Hyderabad, Sindh     (population 1151274)
Gujranwala, Punjab     (population 1124749)
Peshawar, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 988005)
Quetta, Baluchistan     (population 560307)
Islamabad, Islamabad     (population 524500)
Sargodha, Punjab     (population 455360)
Sialkot, Punjab     (population 417597)
Bahawalpur, Punjab     (population 403408)
Sukkur, Sindh     (population 329176)
Jhang, Punjab     (population 292214)
Sheikhupura, Punjab     (population 271875)
Larkana, Sindh     (population 270366)
Gujrat, Punjab     (population 250121)
Mardan, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 244511)
Kasur, Punjab     (population 241649)
Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab     (population 228479)
Sahiwal, Punjab     (population 207388)
Okara, Punjab     (population 200901)
Wah, Punjab     (population 198400)
Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab     (population 188100)
Mirpur Khas, Sind     (population 184500)
Nawabshah, Sind     (population 183100)
Mingora, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 174500)
Chiniot, Punjab     (population 169300)
Kamoke, Punjab     (population 151000)
Mandi Burewala, Punjab     (population 149900)
Jhelum, Punjab     (population 145800)
Sadiqabad, Punjab     (population 141500)
Jacobabad, Sind     (population 137700)
Shikarpur, Sind     (population 133300)
Khanewal, Punjab     (population 133000)
Hafizabad, Punjab     (population 130200)
Kohat, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 125300)
Muzaffargarh, Punjab     (population 121600)
Khanpur, Punjab     (population 117800)
Gojra, Punjab     (population 115000)
Bahawalnagar, Punjab     (population 109600)
Muridke, Punjab     (population 108600)
Pak Pattan, Punjab     (population 107800)
Abottabad, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 106000)
Tando Adam, Sind     (population 103400)
Jaranwala, Punjab     (population 103300)
Khairpur, Sind     (population 102200)
Chishtian Mandi, Punjab     (population 101700)
Daska, Punjab     (population 101500)
Dadu, Sind     (population 98600)
Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab     (population 97300)
Ahmadpur East, Punjab     (population 96000)
Kamalia, Punjab     (population 95300)
Khuzdar, Baluchistan     (population 93100)
Vihari, Punjab     (population 92300)
Dera Ismail Khan, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 90400)
Wazirabad, Punjab     (population 89700)
Nowshera, Nothwest Border Prov     (population 89400)

Pakistan's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: New York PostFri, 31 Oct 2014 17:18:05 -0700
Now Pakistan cares about ISIS

Two weeks ago, The Post reported that ?Pakistan isn't losing any sleep over ISIS,? featuring a photograph of the terror group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, dressed all in black, before a microphone. Days later, in a speech before the Security Council ...   read full story


Publisher: BBC SportFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:10:37 -0700
Pakistan v Australia: Younus Khan hits double century in Abu Dhabi

Younus Khan struck his fifth Test double century as Pakistan continued to dominate the second and final match against Australia in Abu Dhabi. The 36-year-old, who recorded his third successive Test hundred on day one, made 213 as his team declared on ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The GuardianFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700
Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq star as Pakistan quell Australia read full story
Publisher: Fox Sports (blog)Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:24:46 -0700
Brutal Pakistan burying Australia read full story
Publisher: Cricket Country (blog)Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:19:39 -0700
Live Cricket Score: Pakistan vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Abu Dhabi ... read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:03:45 -0700
Pakistan vs. Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2: Highlights, Scorecard and Report read full story
Publisher: International Cricket CouncilFri, 31 Oct 2014 07:37:30 -0700
Younus double drives Pakistan dominance read full story
Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comThu, 30 Oct 2014 08:49:51 -0700
Younis - 27 hundreds, only 28 fifties read full story


Publisher: The DiplomatThu, 30 Oct 2014 13:41:07 -0700
3 Reasons Modi Is Misguided on Pakistan

The new Indian government has pursued a noticeably harder line toward Pakistan-based terrorism than its predecessor. During the recent electoral campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a ?zero-tolerance policy? and promised to ?Talk to ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: NiticentralFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:56:15 -0700
Pakistan's Anti-India Resolution follows Narendra Modi moves read full story


Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldWed, 29 Oct 2014 22:36:25 -0700
Live scores: Pakistan v Australia second Test

Pakistan. Australia. Pakistan and Australia in UAE, 2 Test Series, 2014. Time: 06 : 00 (GMT) | 10 : 00 (Local Time). 30 Oct 2014. Sunny. Toss: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat. Referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SL). Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (ENG ...   read full story

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