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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: Daily MailFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:23:15 -0700
Passengers prevent Pakistan Senator Rehman Malik from boarding a flight

A group of incensed passengers prevented a top Pakistani politician from boarding a flight after they were kept waiting on the runway for two hours until he arrived. A video clip shows Senator Rehman Malik, the country's former Interior Minister being ...   read full story


Publisher: Economic TimesSat, 20 Sep 2014 01:37:30 -0700
Pakistan People's Party will get entire Kashmir from India: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

"I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other provinces, it belongs to Pakistan," said the scion of highly influential Bhutto family. When Bilawal made these remarks, he was flanked by ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Zee NewsSat, 20 Sep 2014 02:53:19 -0700
India is capable of finishing off Pakistan: Swamy on Bilawal's statement read full story
Publisher: International Business TimesSat, 20 Sep 2014 05:11:15 -0700
Pakistan's Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wants To Reclaim All Of Kashmir From India read full story
Publisher: Indian ExpressSat, 20 Sep 2014 01:15:00 -0700
I will take back every inch of Kashmir, it belongs to Pakistan, says Benazir ... read full story
Publisher: NDTVSat, 20 Sep 2014 03:00:52 -0700
Pakistan Peoples Party Leader Bilawal Bhutto's Comments on Kashmir Trigger ... read full story
Publisher: The News InternationalFri, 19 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0700
Conspirators in Islamabad want to sink Pakistan: Bilawal read full story
Publisher: DAWN.comFri, 19 Sep 2014 18:14:28 -0700
Polls rigged from Karachi to Khyber, says Bilawal read full story


Publisher: New York TimesThu, 18 Sep 2014 12:49:15 -0700
A Pakistani Scholar Accused of Blasphemy Is Shot Dead

KARACHI, Pakistan ? A liberal Muslim scholar who had been accused of blasphemy for a speech he gave during a visit to the United States was shot and killed in Karachi on Thursday, the city police said. The scholar, Muhammad Shakil Auj, was the dean of ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The GuardianThu, 18 Sep 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Liberal professor of Islam shot dead in Pakistan read full story
Publisher: ReutersThu, 18 Sep 2014 05:45:00 -0700
Gunmen in Pakistan kill professor who faced blasphemy accusations read full story
Publisher: The WireFri, 19 Sep 2014 07:37:18 -0700
Liberal Islamic Studies Dean Murdered in Karachi, Pakistan read full story
Publisher: Aljazeera.comFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0700
Liberal academic killed in Pakistan's Karachi read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 16:26:15 -0700
#BBCtrending: How flight passengers rose up against Pakistan's 'VIP culture'

Why did the passengers of one Pakistani flight rise up en masse against politicians for arriving late and holding their flight up? Videos of the remarkable incident have been trending in Pakistan for two days, prompting a debate about 'VIP culture'.   read full story

Pakistan Tweets

From @RushiBhatt8 on Sat Sep 20 09:56:50 EDT 2014 RT @chetan_bhagat: Mr Bilawal, maybe we will take over Pakistan and then you can say Kashmir belongs to your country as well. What say?
From @jgdvishalchavan on Sat Sep 20 09:56:49 EDT 2014 RT @iamkrz: Bilawal Bhutto try touching India and ur Pakistan will become Baakistan after Baloch/Pashtun & Sindh separated...as Dr @Swamy39?
From @ShimonLevit on Sat Sep 20 09:56:46 EDT 2014 RT @MFS001: #Pakistan - 16-year-old girl attacked with acid for turning down marriage proposal. @MissDiagnosis http://t.co/o1x5CRZdSj
From @mohit_change on Sat Sep 20 09:56:45 EDT 2014 @abpnewstv @DalaiLama That's greatness of hindu religion which has tolerance. Why the same is not in Pakistan, Iraq etc. @PMOIndia
From @truth92110 on Sat Sep 20 09:56:45 EDT 2014 @ThatFazal @being_preety_ pakistan
From @MilindYadav88 on Sat Sep 20 09:56:44 EDT 2014 RT @chetan_bhagat: Mr Bilawal, maybe we will take over Pakistan and then you can say Kashmir belongs to your country as well. What say?
From @KaleemAltafi on Sat Sep 20 09:56:44 EDT 2014 RT @WasayJalil: http://t.co/X7NjIJj1N8 Pls read & Rt article by Amir Jamil on MQM #Pakistan
From @MianwaliNews1 on Sat Sep 20 09:56:43 EDT 2014 Info:Karachi Me Asia Aur Pakistan Ki Sub Se Bari Steal Mil Ka Sang-e-Bunyad 30_Dec 1973 Ko Zulfiqar Ali Bhatto Ne Russ K Tawun Se Rakha.
From @Faryzai on Sat Sep 20 09:56:42 EDT 2014 RT @Znk0077: indian agent mahajir should be kicked out from pakistan
From @MrSohaibb on Sat Sep 20 09:56:42 EDT 2014 RT @mak_asif: Rashid Latif lambasts Cricket authorities for snubbing Imran Khan "Imran Khan's great contribution to Pakistan Cricket can't ?
From @ULFAT_NEWS on Sat Sep 20 09:56:41 EDT 2014 Karachi: Pakistan Me Sirf PTI Hi Tabdili Layegi, Imran Khan 21 September Sham 4 Baje karachi Me Awam Se Khitab Karengy, PTI Imran Ismail,
From @Jeedar_FM on Sat Sep 20 09:56:40 EDT 2014 #Karachi Pakistan Mai Sirf PTI Hi Tabdili Layegi Imran Khan 21 September Sham 4 Baje Awam Se Khitab Karengy, PTI Imran.
From @nitya_reddivari on Sat Sep 20 09:56:40 EDT 2014 RT @jahanPUNah: "Yes I am Bilawal Bhutto and I wish to be Pakistan's Rahul Gandhi. #YouGotaProblem?"
From @nairdhanesh on Sat Sep 20 09:56:37 EDT 2014 RT @suhelseth: The good news is that Pakistan's GDP growth and Bilawal's IQ are the same! 4.
From @thrillingboy on Sat Sep 20 09:56:37 EDT 2014 RT @Adeel_Raana: Shameful! #ThingsIHateInOthers #Pakistan #ThingsIHaveLearnedOnTwitter #MistakesWeAllMake http://t.co/H9GTSzIIN9