Pakistan
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
197,015,955 Source
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Welcome to Pakistan

Flag Description
green with a vertical white band (symbolizing the role of religious minorities) on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star are centered in the green field; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the United Kingdom
- Declared 14 August 1947
- Islamic Republic 23 March 1956

Capital
Islamabad

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Calling code
92

Currency
Pakistani Rupee (Rs.) (PKR)

Geographic Coordinates
33°40'N 73°10'E

Official languages
Urdu
English (Pakistani)

Select NGOs
Caravan
College for Youth Activism and Ddevelopment
Institute for Development Studies and Practices
Initiator Human Development Foundation (IHDF)
Kaarvan Crafts
Kashf Foundation
Khajji Cooperative Society
Marvi Rural Development Organisation
Roshni Missing Children Helpline
Women Rights Association (WRA)

Location
Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north

Geographic coordinates
30 00 N, 70 00 E

Map references
Asia

Area
total: 796,095 sq km
country comparison to the world: 36
land: 770,875 sq km
water: 25,220 sq km

Area - comparative
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Coastline
1,046 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
continental shelf: 200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: K2 (Mt. Godwin-Austen) 8,611 m

Nationality
noun: Pakistani(s)
adjective: Pakistani

Languages
Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%

Flag description
green with a vertical white band (symbolizing the role of religious minorities) on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star are centered in the green field; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam

National symbol(s)
star and crescent

National anthem
name: "Qaumi Tarana" (National Anthem)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Abu-Al-Asar Hafeez JULLANDHURI/Ahmed Ghulamali CHAGLA
note: adopted 1954; the anthem is also known as "Pak sarzamin shad bad" (Blessed Be the Sacred Land)

Budget
revenues: $29.71 billion
expenditures: $47.97 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
12.6% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 201

Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)
-7.7% of GDP (2013 est.)

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Pakistan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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