World Country List. Country Name, Country Continent & Country Region. For complete country details, click on country name.

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

Pakistan Tweets

From @bharuchabela on Thu Mar 30 04:42:56 EDT 2017 RT @RupinPahwa: 2 legendary voices 4m #India #Pakistan..the result? goosebumps for 2:30 #Aazaadiyan @BegumJaanMovie @GAUAHAR_KHAN ?? https:?
From @srijitspeaketh on Thu Mar 30 04:42:55 EDT 2017 RT @RupinPahwa: 2 legendary voices 4m #India #Pakistan..the result? goosebumps for 2:30 #Aazaadiyan @BegumJaanMovie @GAUAHAR_KHAN ?? https:?
From @d_decepticons on Thu Mar 30 04:42:55 EDT 2017 RT @majorgauravarya: 'Will acquit you if you embrace Islam', says Lahore public prosecutor to 42 Christians accused of murder. #PakComedy h?
From @dragonfly_37 on Thu Mar 30 04:42:54 EDT 2017 RT @saifullahjaan50: Pakistan kpk https://t.co/kINncKkGv4
From @sankkettt on Thu Mar 30 04:42:52 EDT 2017 @mi_hashmi https://t.co/og9UJpzhEy see ur minorities
From @Kul_Swan on Thu Mar 30 04:42:52 EDT 2017 RT @majorgauravarya: 'Will acquit you if you embrace Islam', says Lahore public prosecutor to 42 Christians accused of murder. #PakComedy h?
From @ThusSpakeMaster on Thu Mar 30 04:42:52 EDT 2017 RT @TamalDas8: Pakistan Most Favoured Nation China sets rules on beards, veils to combat extremism in Xinjiang. No outrage at UN! https:/?
From @RRaj462 on Thu Mar 30 04:42:48 EDT 2017 RT @UnSubtleDesi: What @BDUTT is doing now, has been flagged by me as Pakistan's 5th column warfare in accordance with Pak's senate report.?
From @akmirza1953 on Thu Mar 30 04:42:48 EDT 2017 RT @AsharJawad: Just a month before his visit to Delhi, Erdogan slams India and calls on to implement UN resolutions in Kashmir https://t.c?
From @ZinedineZeIaIem on Thu Mar 30 04:42:48 EDT 2017 @GoonerMaaz @Koxielny Pakistan needs some freedom imo
From @BeingSallukaFan on Thu Mar 30 04:42:47 EDT 2017 @SarfarazA_54 Tum chutiya log Jo bhi cricket team pakistan me khelne ata unke uper terrorist attack karwana Bomb blast karte hoo bc mc
From @TehlkaNews on Thu Mar 30 04:42:45 EDT 2017 #TehlkaTV: Indian government not BCCI halting arrangement against Pakistan: Afridi https://t.co/KChlVEtXye
From @Section_D10 on Thu Mar 30 04:42:45 EDT 2017 @Atheistsammy @siddique994347 @BDUTT Kia Gaza & Palestine men b Pakistan funding kr rha hy.??? Lols
From @StrangerMitron on Thu Mar 30 04:42:43 EDT 2017 RT @majorgauravarya: 'Will acquit you if you embrace Islam', says Lahore public prosecutor to 42 Christians accused of murder. #PakComedy h?
From @Fauzieh_m on Thu Mar 30 04:42:41 EDT 2017 RT @AyeshaPalwasha: Some shots taken on the way to our village! ?? #Travel #Photography #Pakistan #500pxrtg https://t.co/PrwVIIJLTG