Located in the continent of Asia, Pakistan covers 770,875 square kilometers of land and 25,220 square kilometers of water, making it the 36th largest nation in the world with a total area of 796,095 square kilometers.
Pakistan became an independent state in 1947, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Pakistan is 190,291,129 (2012) and the nation has a density of 247 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Pakistan is the Pakistan Rupee (PKR). As well, the people of Pakistan are refered to as Pakistani.
The dialing code for the country is 92 and the top level internet domain for Pakistani sites is .pk.
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|Density||246.9 / km2 ( 639.3 / mi2 )|
|GDP||247,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,298 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||770,875 km2 (297,636 mi2)|
|Water Area||25,220 km2 (9,737 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Iran, India, China, Afghanistan|
What is the capital of Pakistan?
Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. It has a population of 601,600, and is located on a latitue of 33.72 and longitude of 73.04.
Islamabad is also the political center of Pakistan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Islamabad, the Capital Of Pakistan
|Elevation||579 meters over sea level|
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