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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: New York TimesSun, 19 Oct 2014 18:30:00 -0700
Bhutto's Son Tries to Revive the Pakistan Peoples Party's Fortunes

The rally was an attempt by the Oxford-educated Mr. Bhutto Zardari to capture the popular imagination and revive the sagging fortunes of his political party, the Pakistan Peoples Party, which was battered in the 2013 general elections after completing ...   read full story

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Publisher: Wall Street JournalSat, 18 Oct 2014 10:23:32 -0700
Pakistan Political Scion Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Draws Huge Crowd read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 18 Oct 2014 09:54:59 -0700
Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari leads first PPP rally read full story
Publisher: India TodaySat, 18 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700
Kashmir will be part of Pakistan, says Bilawal Bhutto read full story
Publisher: Zee NewsMon, 20 Oct 2014 01:48:45 -0700
Nobody takes 'pathetic' Pakistan seriously: Subramanian ?Swamy read full story
Publisher: IBNLiveSun, 19 Oct 2014 21:54:54 -0700
Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto raises Kashmir issue again, says will take it back ... read full story
Publisher: The Daily StarSat, 18 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
Bilawal Bhutto vows defeat for jihadists in Pakistan read full story


Publisher: ESPNcricinfo.comSat, 18 Oct 2014 08:55:32 -0700
Taufeeq Umar returns for Australia Tests

Batsman Umar Akmal and left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman, whose fitness levels were found to be wanting by the PCB in September, were left out - both had played in Pakistan's previous Test assignment, the two Tests against Sri Lanka in August. Opener ...   read full story

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Publisher: Reuters UKSat, 18 Oct 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Cricket-Pakistan include three uncapped players in test squad read full story
Publisher: The Daily TelegraphSat, 18 Oct 2014 17:56:15 -0700
Pakistan names 16-man squad for first Test against Australia in Dubai read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineSat, 18 Oct 2014 16:03:45 -0700
Pakistan recalls Taufeeq Umar for first Test against Australia in Dubai read full story
Publisher: Cricket CountrySat, 18 Oct 2014 00:52:30 -0700
Pakistan Vs Australia 2014: Pakistan's Test squad may contain inexperienced ... read full story
Publisher: India TodaySat, 18 Oct 2014 01:57:47 -0700
Dhoni's team shouldn't worry about Pakistan: Aamer Sohail read full story


Publisher: Daily BeastSun, 19 Oct 2014 18:00:54 -0700
ICYMI: India-Pakistan Head for Nuke War

The difference between the Kargil War and today is that both India and Pakistan now have far more nuclear weapons and delivery systems than 15 years ago. Pakistan is developing tactical nuclear weapons and has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the ...   read full story

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Publisher: India TodaySun, 19 Oct 2014 20:45:00 -0700
India fumes as Pakistan pushes Kashmir issue to UN read full story
Publisher: The Express TribuneSun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:35 -0700
Border skirmishes: Pakistan offers to de-escalate tension with India read full story
Publisher: The Japan TimesSun, 19 Oct 2014 02:45:00 -0700
Pakistan's internal dynamics keep a lasting peace with India at bay read full story
Publisher: Daily MailSun, 19 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700
India rules out third-party talks on Kashmir as Pakistan calls for UN intervention read full story
Publisher: Press TVSun, 19 Oct 2014 06:07:30 -0700
India, Pakistan forces trade fire in disputed Kashmir read full story
Publisher: The Asian AgeSun, 19 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700
Determined to stop LoC provocation: Pakistan read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 18 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700
Pakistan's 'miracle' doctor inspired by NHS

Pakistan's shambolic public health system suffers from corruption, mismanagement and lack of resources. But one public sector hospital in Karachi provides free specialised healthcare to millions, led by a man whose dream was inspired by the UK's ...   read full story

Pakistan Tweets

From @pticantbstopped on Mon Oct 20 05:41:02 EDT 2014 RT @BilalShahidRana: #DonateToEdhi The Edhi Foundation is a non-profit social welfare program in Pakistan, founded by Abdul Sattar Edhi
From @asfandy01756625 on Mon Oct 20 05:41:01 EDT 2014 Pakistan-born Samina Best New Actress award http://t.co/fhJKxWIDed
From @zuk60 on Mon Oct 20 05:41:00 EDT 2014 Nothing Wrong with our FOREFATHERS SOIL .. Sadly it's this filthy #democracy & dirt deeds #media .. #pakistan http://t.co/BuQMgiC2Df
From @AdvancedMaushi on Mon Oct 20 05:40:59 EDT 2014 RT @atlasdanced: Cannot unsee "@SheikhImaan: THAT'S MICK JAGGER, STFU PAKISTAN, WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU. http://t.co/I42vIIzEcc"
From @aalmisterr on Mon Oct 20 05:40:58 EDT 2014 RT @theRealYLH: A look back at 1970s election http://t.co/vDT8SrTZ8B thank you @mughalbha Pakistan's finest collator/curator of archives.
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From @SyedMuhammadAsh on Mon Oct 20 05:40:57 EDT 2014 RT @Shariqa_Ahmed: RT @MDanishUsman: #IamMohajir #MohajirSooba #Sindh2 #Karachi #Pakistan http://t.co/0wxc7gXFoP
From @MrAbdin89 on Mon Oct 20 05:40:50 EDT 2014 RT @AbdulAmmar2: #PATthanksLahore as #LahoreStandsWithPAT for #Pakistan of Quaid Azam, #MSMPk #PAT #Lahore #GoNawazGo #WeWantKharaSach #PTI?
From @KTN_TEZ on Mon Oct 20 05:40:47 EDT 2014 AAJ_KA_SAWAL Pakistan Ka Mujoda Chef Justic of Pakistan Kun Ha? No Opation Jawab Ke Sath Name Is Number Py: 03233009601 Last/Time 09:00PM
From @ArtemisiaBa on Mon Oct 20 05:40:47 EDT 2014 RT @cloroalclero: Quasi 2400 morti civili per uccidere 84 "terroristi". Praticamente, un rapporto di 30 a 1: "vittime... http://t.co/Aj36Ly?
From @PakistanRetweet on Mon Oct 20 05:40:47 EDT 2014 RT Rizwan Irshad BeinggRizwan :#rizwan #pakistan Humayun Saeed severly injured in road accident in Bangkok http://t.co/jtEBPcsmTP
From @PakistanRetweet on Mon Oct 20 05:40:46 EDT 2014 RT Faisal Azfar Alvi FaisalAzfarAlvi :#Pakistan #News Bereft of security, union councils postpone anti-polio ca... http://t.co/SoYyUP8bRv
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From @PakistanRetweet on Mon Oct 20 05:40:45 EDT 2014 RT Pakistan News pakistani_news : Pakistan charity boss Abdul Sattar Edhi 'heartbroken' after robbery: One of Pakistan's top cha... ...
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