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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

Pakistan Tweets

From @ScipiondeSalm on Sat Jul 23 15:14:30 EDT 2016 RT @BlogsofWar: Turkey Wants Pakistan to Close Down institutions, Businesses Linked to Gulen https://t.co/F2tOvjAjW3
From @bhuvanguru on Sat Jul 23 15:14:30 EDT 2016 RT @IndiaTodayFLASH: #RE Pakistan has never given blessings to Kashmir, only gave terrorist: @SushmaSwaraj on Nawaz Sharif's statement on K?
From @ceciliebyerstad on Sat Jul 23 15:14:29 EDT 2016 RT @wef: 5,000 women a year are being killed in the name of ?honour' https://t.co/M99i7v501t @Deeyah_Khan @sharmeenochinoy https://t.co/tR6?
From @KaranBakshi24 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:28 EDT 2016 RT @brajeshlive: So Nawaz Sharif & @PakArmyOfficial mind ur business otherwise in 30mins ur geography may change like east Pakistan https:/?
From @uthuni on Sat Jul 23 15:14:26 EDT 2016 RT @CTRavi_BJP: Pakistan can train hundreds of Burhan Wanis but India will hunt every one of them irrespective of few Kashmiris sympathy fo?
From @SsChugh on Sat Jul 23 15:14:26 EDT 2016 RT @suhelseth: Pakistan aspiring for Kashmir is like Sanjay JHA aspiring for a brain. Not in several lifetimes.?
From @sandesh_p_r on Sat Jul 23 15:14:25 EDT 2016 RT @NewsX: Pakistan has never exported good wishes to Kashmir but only weapons and terrorism: @SushmaSwaraj https://t.co/YKU1nmMSFB
From @pmaalkaa on Sat Jul 23 15:14:25 EDT 2016 RT @MiguelFrra: Paris ? Bruxelles ? Nice ? Orlando ? Allemagne ? Syrie ? Birmanie ? Côte d'ivoire ? Turquie ? Irak ? Palestine ? Mali ? Yém?
From @hallodiraf1 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:24 EDT 2016 RT @kirannazish: Ridiculous: #Pakistani analyst, based in #SaudiArabia joins our discussion on #VOA, bashes #Afghanistan for conspiring aga?
From @khalidrafiq139 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:23 EDT 2016 ??????? ??? ???? ???? ??? ???? ?? ????? ??? ???? ?? ?????? ???? ???.??? ???? https://t.co/9pV5QwyvrI
From @Fizzanadeem2 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:23 EDT 2016 Treat Mohajirs as equal citizens of #Pakistan #MQM4JusticeAtWhiteHouse
From @PawanJRai on Sat Jul 23 15:14:22 EDT 2016 RT @DrGPradhan: Expecting peace from Pakistan is like Ostrich Syndrome. Pakistan existence depends on Terror industry https://t.co/UvPH0RyU?
From @iiimran on Sat Jul 23 15:14:22 EDT 2016 RT @OMDitsMe: She's gonna be going Pakistan in a weeks time gonna miss this cutie Mashallah ?????? https://t.co/i1jMRYT85A
From @CadBuryGirl9 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:20 EDT 2016 RT @HaseebHazzyDal: Aj Jitna Joe Root ko Pakistan pe gussa tha itna tou Imran Khan ko bhi Nawaz Shareef pe kabhi nahi aya. ? #ENGvPAK #ENG?
From @susmit190 on Sat Jul 23 15:14:20 EDT 2016 RT @CTRavi_BJP: Pakistan can train hundreds of Burhan Wanis but India will hunt every one of them irrespective of few Kashmiris sympathy fo?