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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: Washington PostThu, 24 Jul 2014 17:07:17 -0700
United States could do more to intercept militants, Pakistan says

U.S. forces in Afghanistan and their Afghan allies, have failed to intercept Taliban and other militants fleeing across the border from an ongoing Pakistani military offensive, a senior Pakistani official said Thursday. ?Please do not permit these ...   read full story

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Publisher: The NationFri, 25 Jul 2014 18:41:15 -0700
US, Afghanistan failed to stop militants: Pakistan read full story
Publisher: Critical Threats ProjectFri, 25 Jul 2014 07:55:38 -0700
Gauging the Success of Pakistan's North Waziristan Operation read full story
Publisher: The Daily StarTue, 22 Jul 2014 21:30:00 -0700
Pakistan army hits back read full story
Publisher: DAWN.comFri, 25 Jul 2014 17:12:04 -0700
Pakistan, US voice concern over lack of cooperation read full story
Publisher: gulfnews.comFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
Pakistan's timely action in Waziristan read full story
Publisher: Arab NewsFri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0700
Two soldiers, two cops die in Pakistan attacks read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 26 Jul 2014 04:29:27 -0700
First Pakistan team of climbers scale K2 summit

The first team of Pakistani climbers to scale the world's second tallest mountain, K2, has arrived at the summit. K2 lies in Pakistan, near the northern border with China. The climbers made it to the summit at 02:30 (22:30 GMT on Friday). Mountaineers ...   read full story

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Publisher: dunyanews.tvSat, 26 Jul 2014 05:22:30 -0700
Pakistani mountaineers conquer K2 for the first time as a team read full story
Publisher: gulfnews.comSat, 26 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700
First Pakistani team of mountaineers summit K2 peak read full story


Publisher: NDTVFri, 25 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
Misbah-ul-Haq Hopes Pakistan Players Quickly Reach Test Speed

Islamabad: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes his players will quickly find their Test match groove when they play the first match of a two-match series against Sri Lanka at Galle on Aug. 6. Pakistan havent't played a Test since drawing the series 1 ...   read full story

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Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comFri, 25 Jul 2014 06:29:51 -0700
Pakistan look to regain Test groove read full story
Publisher: Khaleej TimesFri, 25 Jul 2014 22:15:00 -0700
Pakistan off-spinner Ajmal vows to play lead role in Sri Lanka read full story
Publisher: Pakistan TribuneSat, 26 Jul 2014 04:26:15 -0700
Misbah Banks on Spinners to Beat Sri Lanka read full story


Publisher: DAWN.com (blog)Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:30:08 -0700
Pakistan ka matlab kya - II

?Neither the Muslim League Working Committee nor I ever passed a resolution [called] 'Pakistan ka matlab kya' ? you may have used it to catch a few votes,? said Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah when a Muslim Leaguer chanted this slogan at the last ...   read full story

Pakistan Tweets

From @temporal3 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:56 EDT 2014 Whinings begin from home?"@nadeemhaque: Am I right few Pakistanis tweet on subjects other than Pakistan. Few take interest in science...
From @pvkichulo on Sat Jul 26 13:11:53 EDT 2014 Junaid Jamshed is singing Dil Dil Pakistan right now on ARY Digital on a Ramadan special show... You can't make this up lol.
From @farrukhzx on Sat Jul 26 13:11:53 EDT 2014 RT @nfatima101: @AamirLiaquat Allah hume is Mulk_e_Pakistan ki qadar karne ki tufiq ata farmaye or mere mulk ko or is main basne walon ki h?
From @Joieya74 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:49 EDT 2014 BBC News - First Pakistan team of climbers scale K2 summit http://t.co/ujv0ZW9lX3
From @rohit__bhat on Sat Jul 26 13:11:47 EDT 2014 See the comment of an Indian on ceasefire violation by Pakistan a way to stop ceasefire. A grt idea @mediacrooks http://t.co/UNa8Cx6Vr5
From @ghulamnabiamir2 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:46 EDT 2014 RT @The_Nation: Pakistan again asks @UN to end Israeli aggression in Gaza: http://t.co/zMFvDRN99d http://t.co/x95IduGiXm
From @ptv_newss on Sat Jul 26 13:11:45 EDT 2014 Saudi Arbia:Eid Ul Fitar Ka Chand Dikhny K Liye Kal Riaz Me Ijlas Hoga. Pakistan Main 28 July peer K Din Ho Ga.
From @zulfiqar0418 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:44 EDT 2014 RT @PTI_tsunami: #IKonSamaa: "Azadi March is a mega event in Pakistan's history, and will achieve its objective! I have absolutely no dou?
From @M_Tarar on Sat Jul 26 13:11:40 EDT 2014 @HawkesBay for sure. and Dhoni is for sure involved. but that's the difference between Pakistan & rest of the world. Pakistanis don't bother
From @BadGuyAli on Sat Jul 26 13:11:38 EDT 2014 "@sikandersidiki: @badguyali YOUR A SIALKOTI? :000" Woooah xD yes when I'm in Pakistan I'm a Sialkoti ?
From @jscpsc on Sat Jul 26 13:11:38 EDT 2014 RT @SPSHARM11341210: UP, needs immediate President's Rule, else it would become another Pakistan, with Prime Minister as Akhilesh and Presi?
From @chrisstrutter on Sat Jul 26 13:11:36 EDT 2014 Congrats to the Pakistan team who scaled k2 #TeamPakistan
From @zulfiqar0418 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:33 EDT 2014 RT @PTI_tsunami: #IKonSamaa: "Revolution is all set to happen now in Pakistan. If denied through peaceful means, it will happen through cha?
From @jamesrichard077 on Sat Jul 26 13:11:31 EDT 2014 For more information about #best #unblock #youtube pakistan visit this website http://t.co/x6NI2j5PqN
From @daniyalarif on Sat Jul 26 13:11:30 EDT 2014 RT @dunyanetwork: Hiding behind any other institution is not a good tradition: Khursheed Shah http://t.co/4PQDKplgks http://t.co/ijRu3mY1CU