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

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CountryPakistan
ContinentAsia
Location30.37530 N, 69.34510 E
Map of Pakistan Map of Pakistan
Flag pakistan flag
Area881,913 km²
Coastline650 miles
Neighboring CountriesAfghanistan

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 ZonePST (UTC +5)
Population188.9 million (2015)
Symbol Pakistan symbol
Independence DayAugust 14th, 1947
Republic DayMarch 23rd, 1956
President of PakistanMamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister of PakistanNawaz Sharif
National AnthemQaumi Taranah
MottoIman Ittihad Nazm
National AnimalMarkhor
National BirdChukar Partridge
National TreeHimalayan Cedar
National FlowerCommon Jasmine
National FishMahseer
National FruitMango

Guava

National VegetableLadyfinger
National DrinkSugarcane Juice
National MammalIndus River Dolphin
National PredatorsSnow Leopard

Shaheen Falcon

National MosqueFaisal Mosque
National PoetMuhammad Iqbal
National SportField Hockey
National DanceJuamr or Jhoomar
National LanguageUrdu
SeasonsAutumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of PakistanMilitary 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

ReligionIslam (96.4%)

Others (3.6%)

Average Marriage age in Pakistan21.8 years for men and 20.3 years for women
CapitalIslamabad (330 40’N 73010’E)
Number of Districts106 Districts
Largest DistrictLahore District
Smallest DistrictTor Ghar
Number of Cities67
Largest CityKarachi
Smallest CityFarooka
Literacy rate69.6% (males)

42.7% (females)

Type of GovernmentRepublic

Federal Republic

Islamic Republic

Parliamentary Republic

GDPPPP – $1.060 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $304.4 billion (2017)

GDP per capita$5,374 (2017)
CurrencyPakistani Rupee (Rs) (PKR)
Calling Code +92
Internet TLD.pk
ISO 3166 codePK
Festivals of PakistanEid-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 MonumentsZiarat 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 Areas26 National Parks

72 Wildlife Sanctuaries

66 Game Reserves

19 Ramsar Protected Wetlands

9 Marine and Littoral Protected Areas

2 Biosphere Reserves

Longest RiverIndus River
Longest BridgeMalir River Bridge
Longest Railway StationLahore Junction Railway Station
Longest BeachAstola Beach
Largest LakeManchhar Lake
Largest IslandAstola Island
Highest MountainK2
Biggest DamTarbela Dam
Biggest WaterfallFarphu Waterfall
Tallest BuildingBahria Icon Tower
Richest person of PakistanShahid Khan
Best places to visit in PakistanLake 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 Websitewww.pakistan.gov.pk
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