Pakistan

Information About Pakistan
 
Official Name : Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Father of the Nation: Quid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah  (1876-1948)

National Poet: Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)

Capital: Islamabad

Area : 796096 sq.km

Punjab : 205,344 sq.km

Sindh : 140,914 sq.km

Khyber Pakhtunkhaw : 74,521 sq.km

Balochistan :347,190 sq.km

Federally Administrated Tribal Areas : 27,220 sq.km

Islamabad capital : 906 sq.km

Population: 180.8 million (Un,2009)
Religion: 97% muslims, (77% sunni, 20% Shi’a) and Christian Hindu 3%

Annual Per Capita Income: US $980 (World Bank,2008)

GDP: 7.5%

Internet Domain: Pk

Currency: Pak.Rupee

Imports : Industrial equipment, Chemicals, vehicles, steel, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil, pulses, tea.

Exports: Cotton, textile goods, rice, leather items, carpets, sports goods, handi-crafts, fish and fish prep and fruit.

Languages: Urdu (National) and English (Official)

Literacy rate: 54%

National Flower: Jasmine

National Tree: Deodar

National Animal: Markhor

National Bird: Chakor (Red-legged partridge)

Flora: Pine,oak,poplar,deodar,maple,mulberry

Popular Games: cricket, Hockey, Football,Squash

Tourists resorts: Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit.

Pakistan National Flag:


Dark green with a white vertical bar, a white crescent and a five-pointed star in the middle. The flag symbolizes Pakistan’s profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic world and the rights of religious minorities.