Basic Facts

 

 
Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Founder: Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Capital: Islamabad
Total Area: 796,096 Sq. km.
Punjab: 205,344 Sq. km.
Sindh: 140,914 Sq. km.
Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 Sq. km.
Balochistan: 347,190 Sq. km.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 27,220 Sq. km.
Islamabad (Capital): 906 Sq. km.
Gilgit-Baltistan: 72,496 Sq. km
Azad Jammu & Kashmir: 13,297 Sq. km
Population: 177 million (estimated 2011), 132 million (1998 census)
Ethnic Composition: 95% Muslims, 5% others.
Per capita Income: US $1085 (www.infopak.gov.pk)
Currency: Pak. Rupee (PKR)
Language: Urdu (National) and English (Official)
Archaeological Sites: Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
Major Cities: Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Sialkot
Tourist's resorts: Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit