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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: Bleacher ReportMon, 06 Jul 2015 06:13:57 -0700
Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 3rd Test, Day 4: Highlights, Scorecard and Report ...

Pakistan gave themselves a wonderful chance to secure a historic victory in the third Test against Sri Lanka, as they rallied to within 147 runs of victory on Day 4. After being bowled out for 313 earlier in the day, hosts Sri Lanka set a victory ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comSun, 05 Jul 2015 23:37:57 -0700
Younis, Masood tons put Pakistan ahead | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo read full story
Publisher: Reuters UKMon, 06 Jul 2015 00:14:51 -0700
UPDATE 2-Cricket-Masood, Younus centuries put Pakistan on top | Reuters read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsMon, 06 Jul 2015 00:35:47 -0700
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Scores - Yahoo News read full story
Publisher: Sport24Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:18:45 -0700
Pakistan on track for victory | Sport24 read full story
Publisher: Emirates 24/7Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:56:39 -0700
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Day 4: Pak recover in tricky 377-run chase ... read full story
Publisher: CricbuzzSun, 05 Jul 2015 21:17:58 -0700
Live Cricket Score of Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, Day 4 at Pallekele ... read full story


Publisher: Yahoo NewsSun, 05 Jul 2015 21:20:46 -0700
Rivals Pakistan, India to start process of joining China security bloc - Yahoo ...

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India will start the process of joining a security bloc led by China and Russia at a summit in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday, the first time the grouping has ...   read full story

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Publisher: Hindustan TimesMon, 06 Jul 2015 03:07:30 -0700
India and Pakistan to join Chinese and Russian security bloc - Hindustan Times read full story


Publisher: FirstpostSun, 05 Jul 2015 20:45:00 -0700
#DovalRunningISIS trends in Pakistan: India's NSA is much hated across the ...

Anything bad happening with Pakistan is quickly blamed on Doval. One only has to keep a close watch on the Pakistani social media network and what is trending on Pakistan Twitter. Very often Doval has been endowed with powers and prowess that make ...   read full story


Publisher: The Weather NetworkSun, 05 Jul 2015 16:26:15 -0700
PHOTOS: 6 gripping shots of Pakistan's deadly heatwave - The Weather Network

Sunday, July 5, 2015, 7:00 PM - An ongoing heatwave in Pakistan has claimed more than 1,100 lives, marking the country's deadliest heat wave in history. Morgues were overcrowded as mass funerals were held at the end of June. Temperatures reached up ...   read full story

Pakistan Tweets

From @OsmanKhairi on Mon Jul 06 11:38:10 EDT 2015 RT @dawn_com: An India-Pakistan contest that puts the Ashes in the shade: http://t.co/8th9hyDbPS #cricket http://t.co/uslFqpMMpi
From @hamaramagnews on Mon Jul 06 11:38:10 EDT 2015 Democracy in Pakistan courtesy PPP only: Khurshid Shah
From @Tanyaaaa1D on Mon Jul 06 11:38:10 EDT 2015 RT @Naz_Promotions: Great Welcoming To Ehsanpur Pakistan For @omgAdamSaleh #AlKhairFoundation @AKF_Social http://t.co/G4bl1fgcem
From @eTopMostShop on Mon Jul 06 11:38:10 EDT 2015 #om #balochgenocide Womens Bible site airs Hindus migrate East Muslims migrate West Is Kashmir Pakistan's prob http://t.co/uzMZ1ARJ28
From @khalidrafiq101 on Mon Jul 06 11:38:10 EDT 2015 Democracy in Pakistan courtesy PPP only: Khurshid ShahDunya News Tv
From @LiveNews24x7 on Mon Jul 06 11:38:09 EDT 2015 #BreakingNews ??? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ??? ??? ??? http://t.co/woWw17PJYC
From @TheBerryPrima on Mon Jul 06 11:38:07 EDT 2015 Android One Arrives In Pakistan Through QMobile A1 http://t.co/GApAAKvetv
From @manojk679 on Mon Jul 06 11:38:07 EDT 2015 RT @HDLindiaOrg: #?????? ??????????? ?? ?? ?? ???? ??? ?????, ?? ???? http://t.co/rJVdNWqTIe
From @S__u__n__Shine on Mon Jul 06 11:38:05 EDT 2015 RT @HamzaAbasiAli: #WeNeedDamsNotMetro Dams Banao gy tou Pakistan Rooshan hoga http://t.co/n6LQlEHzy0
From @bsmanoj277 on Mon Jul 06 11:38:05 EDT 2015 @kirtisaxena999 @ShadmaTahseen nothing abt ur so called news on any indian news channel.. may b broadcast in pakistan or somewhere else
From @Saazish_Neo on Mon Jul 06 11:38:04 EDT 2015 RT @NeoTvNetwork: Pakistan govt. sincere in educating young. Oslo vision is the faith in educating 560 Million children. PM Nawaz Sharif #E?
From @SawaTeen_Neo on Mon Jul 06 11:38:04 EDT 2015 RT @NeoTvNetwork: Pakistan govt. sincere in educating young. Oslo vision is the faith in educating 560 Million children. PM Nawaz Sharif #E?
From @MunTak_Neo on Mon Jul 06 11:38:04 EDT 2015 RT @NeoTvNetwork: Pakistan govt. sincere in educating young. Oslo vision is the faith in educating 560 Million children. PM Nawaz Sharif #E?
From @Jhalak_Neo on Mon Jul 06 11:38:04 EDT 2015 RT @NeoTvNetwork: Pakistan govt. sincere in educating young. Oslo vision is the faith in educating 560 Million children. PM Nawaz Sharif #E?
From @HalwaPuri_Neo on Mon Jul 06 11:38:04 EDT 2015 RT @NeoTvNetwork: Pakistan govt. sincere in educating young. Oslo vision is the faith in educating 560 Million children. PM Nawaz Sharif #E?