Pakistan Basic Information Data

Pakistan Basic Information and Data

Pakistan Basic Facts & Figures

Pakistan basic information are given here. Pakistan is a vast country with lot of resources and opportunities. Pakistan has 1, 0646 km long coastline in the south of country. Afghanistan is situated in its west, India in east, Iran in southwest and China is in northeast. Pakistan got independence from Brithish rule on 14 August, 1947.

Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
National Poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal
Founder of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Head of the State: President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain
Head of the Government: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Data Code: pk
Administrative Divisions: 5 provinces, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Gilgit Bultistan
Continent: Asia
Area: land: 778,720 sq km

Water: 25,220 sq km

Punjab: 205,344 sq km

Sindh: 140,914 sq km

Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 sq km

Balochistan: 347, 190 sq km

Federally Administrated Area: 27, 220 sq km

Islamabad: 906 sq km

Gilgit Baltistan: 72, 496 sq km

Azad Kashmir: 13,297 sq km

Total: 881,888 sq km

National Language: Urdu
Land Boundries: Total: 6,774 km

Coastline: 1,046 km

People
Population: 141,553,775 (July 2000 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.17% (2000 est.)
Birth rate: 32.11 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)
Death rate: 9.51 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)
Ethnic groups: Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun (Pathan), Baloch, Muhajir (immigrants from India at the time of partition and their descendants)
Religions: Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi’a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%
Literacy: total population: 37.8% , male: 50% , female: 24.4% (1995 est.)
Government
Capital: Islamabad
Government Type: Federal Republic
Independence Day: 14 August 1947
Agriculture – products: cotton, wheat, rice, sugarcane, fruits, vegetables; milk, beef, mutton, eggs
Railways: Total: 8,163 km
Highways: Total: 247,811 km
Airports: 118
Country National Flag Dark green with a white vertical bar, a white crescent and a five-pointed star in the middle.
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