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Pakistan is an Islamic Republic

"Flag of Pakistan"

Geography[edit | edit source]

Pakistan is a country located in South Asia, Southwest Asia, Middle East and converges with Central Asia and the Middle East.It has a border with Afghanistan, Iran , India and the People's Republic of China. It's total area is about 803,940 km².

Provinces[edit | edit source]

Punjab[edit | edit source]

It has the second largest city in Pakistan, Lahore. It is ranked 22nd in the Largest Cities of the World.[1] It is the agriculture centre of the country.

Gilgit Baltistan[edit | edit source]

In Gilgit Baltistan there is the 2nd biggest mountain in the world called "Mt. Godwin Austin" or "K2".

Sindh[edit | edit source]

It has the largest city in Pakistan, Sindh. It is ranked 12th in the Largest Cities of the World.[1]

Balochistan[edit | edit source]

It's biggest city is Quetta.

History[edit | edit source]

Independence from the United Kingdom[edit | edit source]

Period Dates
Dominion 14 August 1947
Islamic Republic 23 March 1956
Last polity withdrawn 12 January 1972
Current constitution 14 August 1973

Presidents[2][edit | edit source]

President Name Dates
Iskander Mirza 23 March 1956 to 27 October 1958
Ayub Khan 27 October 1958 to 25 March 1969
Yahya Khan 25 March 1969 to 20 December 1971
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto 20 December 1971 to 30 August 1973
Fazal Elahi Chaudhary 14 August 1973 to 16 September 1978

Facts[edit | edit source]

Pakistan has a census and an election every 5 years.

Maps of Pakistan[edit | edit source]


Basic Map with Close Countries

Learning resources[edit | edit source]

Universities[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "List of largest cities". Wikipedia. 2020-12-28. 
  2. "Mirza, Maj.-Gen. Iskander, (13 Nov. 1899–12 Nov. 1969), retired". Who Was Who (Oxford University Press). 2007-12-01.