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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: BBC NewsFri, 29 Apr 2016 03:30:00 -0700
US 'drops planned Pakistan F-16 fighter jet subsidy'

The US will no longer subsidise the sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, a senior state department official has told the BBC. The decision means that Pakistan will have to pay more than $700m (480m) - two-and-a-half times the original cost ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Indian ExpressThu, 28 Apr 2016 23:22:30 -0700
India only talking about terrorism: Pakistan's UN envoy read full story
Publisher: Times of IndiaThu, 28 Apr 2016 21:20:11 -0700
Pakistan may have to shell out $700m for 8 US F-16s read full story
Publisher: Geo News, PakistanThu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 -0700
US administration defends F-16s sale to Pakistan read full story
Publisher: Zee NewsFri, 29 Apr 2016 03:52:30 -0700
US F-16 sale to Pakistan: Obama administration blocks American funds for purchase? read full story
Publisher: The Express TribuneThu, 28 Apr 2016 17:56:59 -0700
US administration supports F-16s for Pakistan, says official read full story
Publisher: Chandigarh TribuneThu, 28 Apr 2016 12:27:07 -0700
Talking with Pakistan read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 28 Apr 2016 02:35:39 -0700
Maalik movie: What the Pakistan government ban tells us

The Pakistani government has taken the rare step of directly banning a film, dividing public debate and sparking cries of censorship, reports BBC Urdu's Nosheen Abbas. Maalik, which had already been playing in cinemas, was declared "uncertified for the ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Week UKFri, 29 Apr 2016 04:15:00 -0700
Maalik movie ban sparks cries of censorship in Pakistan read full story
Publisher: India.comFri, 29 Apr 2016 02:22:30 -0700
Pakistan bans 'Maalik' movie due to its controversial depiction of Taliban read full story
Publisher: The Express TribuneWed, 27 Apr 2016 06:38:41 -0700
'Maalik' banned across Pakistan read full story
Publisher: Geo News, PakistanWed, 27 Apr 2016 06:32:55 -0700
Govt bans screening of film 'Maalik' across Pakistan read full story


Publisher: UPI.comThu, 28 Apr 2016 09:41:15 -0700
Pakistan, China building JF-17B prototype

ISLAMABAD, April 28 (UPI) -- Pakistan and China have jointly started production of the first prototype JF-17B combat jet at the Chendu Aerospace Corporation facility in Chendu, China. The induction for production of the two-seat aircraft took place ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Indian ExpressThu, 28 Apr 2016 05:45:00 -0700
Pakistan, China jointly launch production of JF-17B fighter jets read full story
Publisher: DunyaNews PakistanThu, 28 Apr 2016 00:18:45 -0700
Pakistan, China launch joint production of JF-17B dual seat aircraft read full story


Publisher: NBCNews.comThu, 28 Apr 2016 07:15:26 -0700
India Installs 'Laser Walls' at Border With Pakistan

One of the world's most dangerous nuclear flashpoints, the India-Pakistan border is also among the most militarized. Both New Delhi and Islamabad deploy more than half of their 1 million and 600,000-strong armies, respectively, on the border. India is ...   read full story

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Publisher: Press TVFri, 29 Apr 2016 01:26:15 -0700
India installs laser walls along Pakistan border read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrThu, 28 Apr 2016 15:28:02 -0700
India Installs 'Laser Walls' On Border With Pakistan read full story
Publisher: DAWN.comThu, 28 Apr 2016 01:09:19 -0700
Pakistan Should installed laser border along with Iran and Afganistan Front ... read full story
Publisher: Foreign Policy (blog)Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:07:30 -0700
BSF Installs Eight ?Laser Walls? Along India-Pakistan ? read full story
Publisher: DunyaNews PakistanThu, 28 Apr 2016 02:31:32 -0700
India erects more laser walls on border with Pakistan read full story

Pakistan Tweets

From @netsecu on Fri Apr 29 08:02:14 EDT 2016 DECCANCHRONICLE: China helping Pakistan with ICBM, says US Congressman Ted Poe, https://t.co/32Q0iKWW09 #security
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From @arsalanhashmi21 on Fri Apr 29 08:02:13 EDT 2016 RT @javaidShaikh: Pakistan Army officers explain #Budget2016 https://t.co/MoYQ8eYj5j
From @rentkaropk on Fri Apr 29 08:02:13 EDT 2016 Rent a #WeddingDress, New Business in #Pakistan https://t.co/xAirjzhFwf
From @AHMADBIGGESTFAN on Fri Apr 29 08:02:13 EDT 2016 RT @TeamQuetta: Gladiator @iamAhmadshahzad leading batting charts in Pakistan Cup. Other players which have impressed? If yes please share?
From @imiahmadriaz on Fri Apr 29 08:02:12 EDT 2016 RT @DunyaNews: Despite of reduced price of diesel Pakistan Railways' losses increase by 20% https://t.co/EVh2VAKl3T
From @NewsChannelPK on Fri Apr 29 08:02:10 EDT 2016 ?US halts financial aid to Pakistan aimed at procurement of F-16s?: Obama administration took the decision af... https://t.co/8n0kghvEFC
From @amirzada37 on Fri Apr 29 08:02:09 EDT 2016 RT @HaleemAdil: #CorruptionMitaoMulkBachao Rally at Larkana,The crowd resounds thunderously that there is corruption in Pakistan https://t.?
From @DeeJHamza on Fri Apr 29 08:02:06 EDT 2016 No words. https://t.co/mZlru3a3BA
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From @AB5320 on Fri Apr 29 08:02:04 EDT 2016 True picture of Pakistan https://t.co/9VkOVe9VQJ
From @everyonewrite on Fri Apr 29 08:02:03 EDT 2016 #Copywriting #Jobs I need full time writer only from pakistan -- 4 by sabirshah4545 https://t.co/nzTNppUCj9
From @planecrashvids on Fri Apr 29 08:01:56 EDT 2016 Boeing 737 plane crash,Pakistan. 127 people died - https://t.co/GFf3Gk0WdW #planecrash #airdisaster #aircrashseries https://t.co/D6bpRI2Mog
From @PrayEkballo247 on Fri Apr 29 08:01:56 EDT 2016 Pray for laborers to be sent to the Baria (Hindu traditions) people of Pakistan, Pop: 3,400 #Ekballo Info: https://t.co/fRJAIerP9k