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Complete details about Pakistan in Asia with capital city Islamabad

Country NamePakistan (Pakistan)
Country CodePAK
Capital CityIslamabad
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1947
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: TIMESat, 28 Nov 2015 09:15:00 -0800
Why Pakistan Is Angry About an HBO Comedy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan ? HBO comedy ?The Brink? is following in the footsteps of ?Homeland? by ruffling the feathers of viewers in Pakistan ? those who can get their hands on it, anyway. Featuring Tim Robbins as the U.S. Secretary of State and Jack ...   read full story

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Publisher: MediaiteSat, 28 Nov 2015 10:22:30 -0800
Already-Cancelled HBO Comedy Reportedly Causing Outrage in Pakistan read full story

Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comSat, 28 Nov 2015 05:16:27 -0800
Indian government casts shadow over Pakistan series

The Indian government's delay in granting permission has put a cloud over the resumption of the Pakistan-India bilateral series. ESPNcricinfo has learnt that a senior minister in the Indian government believes the chance of the series taking place is ...   read full story

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Publisher: SkySportsFri, 27 Nov 2015 07:22:30 -0800
Pakistan and India agree to one-day series in Sri Lanka read full story
Publisher: The Indian ExpressSat, 28 Nov 2015 10:33:45 -0800
Reverse swing: No cricket with Pakistan read full story
Publisher: Hindustan TimesSat, 28 Nov 2015 00:06:44 -0800
Play on in Sri Lanka, perfect venue for India-Pakistan spat read full story
Publisher: Zee NewsSat, 28 Nov 2015 07:58:20 -0800
Decision on India-Pakistan series to be taken by PM Narendra Modi: Reports read full story
Publisher: Sunday LeaderSat, 28 Nov 2015 11:18:45 -0800
Sri Lanka To Host India-Pakistan Marquee Series In December read full story
Publisher: CricbuzzFri, 27 Nov 2015 20:07:30 -0800
India-Pakistan series unlikely to get nod from Centre read full story

Publisher: The Indian ExpressSat, 28 Nov 2015 14:07:30 -0800
Pakistan official meets Ramzan to verify his story

Ramzan Khan, the Pakistani boy stranded in Bhopal, moved a step closer to a possible reunion with his Karachi-based mother Razia Begum Friday, as an official from the Pakistan High Commission paid him a visit. First Secretary (Visa) Khadim Hussain met ...   read full story

Publisher: DunyaNews PakistanFri, 27 Nov 2015 10:22:30 -0800
Pakistan proud of its historic role in world peace: Raheel Sharif

RAWALPINDI: (Dunya News) ? Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has on Friday said that Pakistan is proud of its historic role in the world peace. He arrived in African country Ivory Coast today and spent all his day with Pakistani soldiers ...   read full story

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Publisher: Times of IndiaSat, 28 Nov 2015 04:56:15 -0800
Gen Sharif is Pakistan's real Sharif read full story

Pakistan Tweets

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From @Laurence20502 on Sat Nov 28 20:33:29 EST 2015 as of september 2012, countries with standing national bans on youtube include china, iran, pakistan, and turkmenistan.
From @brendaphilips1 on Sat Nov 28 20:33:23 EST 2015 #Pakistan first medical simulation centre opens at AKU
From @officeofPaga on Sat Nov 28 20:33:19 EST 2015 cc @AsimBajwaISPR cc @Pakistan_Army Hehehe
From @SarahCanoy on Sat Nov 28 20:33:17 EST 2015 RT @MzWarrington: My BFF @katenash is doing good things #withMalala #donate Help girls get an education in Kenya, Pakistan, Nigeria https:/?
From @ziaullah954 on Sat Nov 28 20:33:14 EST 2015 RT @MussartAhmadzeb: Roads #nayaKPK #Swat #Pakistan
From @ganeshmahnar on Sat Nov 28 20:33:12 EST 2015 RT @IndianExpress: Editor quits, columnists dropped: Pakistan Army ?has choked all dissent? -
From @Satiristas on Sat Nov 28 20:33:09 EST 2015 #Pakistan's embassy in #Washington had harsh words for '#TheBrink'
From @dlsrilanka on Sat Nov 28 20:33:09 EST 2015 Why not UAE? Playing cricket against Pakistan in Sri Lanka ... |
From @dlsrilanka on Sat Nov 28 20:33:08 EST 2015 Reverse swing: No cricket with Pakistan |
From @CowboyNewsBot on Sat Nov 28 20:33:07 EST 2015 RT @pakistani_news: High alert: Agencies warn of Da?ish-inspired attacks in Punjab: Politicians, sensitive install...
From @CowboyNewsBot on Sat Nov 28 20:33:06 EST 2015 RT @pakistani_news: Five murders: SC restores 70-year jail term for convict: Sets aside high court judgment to rel...
From @CowboyNewsBot on Sat Nov 28 20:33:05 EST 2015 RT @pakistani_news: Crippling virus: Seventh polio case surfaces in Sindh: The health officials confirmed that Has...
From @CowboyNewsBot on Sat Nov 28 20:33:04 EST 2015 RT @pakistani_news: New strategy: PTI shifts its focus to national issues: Development visible after party?s defea...