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Pakistan : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Pakistan
Continent Asia
Location 30.37530 N, 69.34510 E
Map of Pakistan  Map of Pakistan
Flag  pakistan flag
Area 881,913 km²
Coastline 650 miles
Neighboring Countries Afghanistan

Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

Kyrgyzstan

Turkmenistan

Nepal

India

Iran

Oman

United Arab Emirates

Qatar

Bahrain

Kazakhstan

Bhutan

Kuwait

Bangladesh

Azerbaijan

Iraq

Armenia

Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka

Myanmar

Syria

Maldives

Jordan

Time Zone PST (UTC +5)
Population 188.9 million (2015)
Symbol  Pakistan symbol
Independence Day August 14th, 1947
Republic Day March 23rd, 1956
President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
National Anthem Qaumi Taranah
Motto Iman Ittihad Nazm
National Animal Markhor
National Bird Chukar Partridge
National Tree Himalayan Cedar
National Flower Common Jasmine
National Fish Mahseer
National Fruit Mango

Guava

National Vegetable Ladyfinger
National Drink Sugarcane Juice
National Mammal Indus River Dolphin
National Predators Snow Leopard

Shaheen Falcon

National Mosque Faisal Mosque
National Poet Muhammad Iqbal
National Sport Field Hockey
National Dance Juamr or Jhoomar
National Language Urdu
Seasons Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Pakistan Military Awards – Nishan-e-Haider, Hilal-e-Kashmir

Civilian Awards – Order of Pakistan, Order of Bravery, Order of Excellence, Order of Great Leader, Order of Service

Cinema Award – ARY Film Award, Bolan Academy Award, Hum Awards, Lux Style Awards, National Film Awards, Nigar Awards, Hum Style Awards, Kara Film Festival

Religion Islam (96.4%)

Others (3.6%)

Average Marriage age in Pakistan 21.8 years for men and 20.3 years for women
Capital Islamabad (330 40’N 73010’E)
Number of Districts 106 Districts
Largest District Lahore District
Smallest District Tor Ghar
Number of Cities 67
Largest City Karachi
Smallest City Farooka
Literacy rate 69.6% (males)

42.7% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Federal Republic

Islamic Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDP PPP – $1.060 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $304.4 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $5,374 (2017)
Currency Pakistani Rupee (Rs) (PKR)
Calling Code  +92
Internet TLD .pk
ISO 3166 code PK
Festivals of Pakistan Eid-ul-fitr

Eid-ul-Azha

Shab-e-Barat

Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi

Basant

Independence Day

Pakistan Day

Defence Day

Shandur Polo

Lok Mela Festival

Horse and Cattle Show

Historic Monuments Ziarat Residency

Pakistan Monument

House of Abdus Salam

Allama Iqbal’s Tomb

Allama Iqbal Museum

Islamic Summit Minar

Minar-e-Pakistan

Khaliq Dina Public Hall and Library

Quaid-e-Azam’s Mazar

Quaid-e-Azam House Museum

Wazir Mansion

Protected Areas 26 National Parks

72 Wildlife Sanctuaries

66 Game Reserves

19 Ramsar Protected Wetlands

9 Marine and Littoral Protected Areas

2 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River Indus River
Longest Bridge Malir River Bridge
Longest Railway Station Lahore Junction Railway Station
Longest Beach Astola Beach
Largest Lake Manchhar Lake
Largest Island Astola Island
Highest Mountain K2
Biggest Dam Tarbela Dam
Biggest Waterfall Farphu Waterfall
Tallest Building Bahria Icon Tower
Richest person of Pakistan Shahid Khan
Best places to visit in Pakistan Lake Saif-ul-Malook

Concordia

Deosai

Kalash Valley

Shandur Top

Gorakh Hill Station

Badshahi Masjid (Mosque)

Qila Rohtas (Fort Rohtas)

Hingol National Park

Wagah Border

Taxila

Mazar-e-Quaid

Mohenjo-daro

Tharparkar

Pir Sohawa

Official Website www.pakistan.gov.pk
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