About Pakistan

Pakistan is an Arab nation in South Asia. Although the country is the world's oldest Islamic Republic, its rich history and culture have developed over centuries as the home of numerous ancient kingdoms and dynasties which are reflected in the many UNESCO World Heritage sites found throughout the country. The country is also home to stunning lakes and some of the world's tallest mountains.

Pakistan Trivia

What Were the Indo-Pakistan Wars?

India and Pakistan have gone to war against each other four times since their independence from the U.K. and subsequent partition into separate sovereign states.

The Indo-Pakistan Wars

What are the Biggest Cities in Pakistan?

Karachi is Pakistan's largest city by population. In fact, the Karachi Metro area is one of the largest on Earth by population. Its population is around 14 million.

The Largest Cities in Pakistan

What is the Longest River in Pakistan?

The Indus River is the longest river in Pakistan. The Indus River is the most important river in southern Asia and it is shared between Pakistan, India, and china. The river runs for about 1,988 miles, from Lake Mansarovar in Tibet to Latah, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, then through Punjab to pour to the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

Longest Rivers In Pakistan

Which Countries Border Pakistan?

Pakistan shares its boundaries with four sovereign states: India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China.

Which Countries Border Pakistan?

What Languages Are Spoken In Pakistan?

Both English and Urdu are the official languages of Pakistan. A remnant of the British colonial rule in the region, English serves an important medium of formal communication in the country. Many educational institutes in Pakistan use English to impart education. English is spoken in the homes and informal circles of the elite class along with the local languages. Urdu is both the official language and national language of Pakistan. Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, and Balochi are some provincial languages spoken in the nation. The minority ethnic communities speak their own languages.

What Languages Are Spoken In Pakistan?

What is the Largest Religion in Pakistan?

Sunni Islam is followed by 96.03% of the population of Pakistan, making it the largest religion in Pakistan.

Religion in Pakistan

Is Pakistan Part Of The Middle East?

Pakistan is a country in South Asia and not in the Middle East. The country has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. It is bordered by several Asian countries including Afghanistan, China, Iran, and Oman.

Is Pakistan Part of the Middle East?

Who Was the First Prime Minister of Pakistan?

The first Prime Minister of Pakistan was Liaquat Ali Khan, who served between 1947 and 1951.

Who Was the First Prime Minister of Pakistan?