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Pakistan's Information

Flag of Pakistan
Land Area 770,875 km2
Water Area 25,220 km2
Total Area 796,095 km2
Population 201,995,540
Population Density 253.73 / km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $988.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,100
Currency Rupee (PKR)
Largest Cities
  • Karachi (11,624,219)
  • Lahore (6,310,888)
  • Faisalabad (2,506,595)
  • Rawalpindi (1,743,101)
  • Multan (1,437,230)
  • Hyderabad (1,386,330)
  • Gujranwala (1,384,471)
  • Peshawar (1,218,773)
  • Quetta (733,675)
  • Muzaffarabad (725,000)
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.
A
  • Sohail Abbas field hockey player
  • Zaheer Abbas cricketer
  • Ansar Abbasi journalist
  • Abrar-ul-Haq musician
  • Shahid Khan Afridi cricketer
  • Khurram Hussain Agha snooker player
  • Mohammad Abdul Ahed architect, painter
  • Khurshid Ahmad scholar
  • Sheikh Rashid Ahmad writer of Kashmiri Origin
  • Sohail Ahmad comedian, actor
  • Vaneeza Ahmad historian, archaeologist
  • Anna Molka Ahmed artist
  • Aziz Ahmed former foreign minister
  • Shahbaz Ahmed field hockey player
  • Qadeeruddin Ahmed chief justice
  • Zahid Ahmed artist, writer
  • Shoaib Akhtar cricketer
  • Moin Akhter actor
  • Kamran Akmal cricketer
  • Wasim Akram cricketer
  • Ahmed Ali writer, critic, translator, diplomat, scholar
  • Amanat Ali singer
  • Aseff Ahmad Ali former foreign minister
  • Babar Ali actor
  • Chaudhry Muhammad Ali former prime minister
  • Iman Ali actress
  • Somy Ali actress, journalist
  • Liaquet Alikhan former prime minister
  • Majeed Amjad poet
  • Anjuman actress
  • Saeed Anwar cricketer
  • Anoushey Ashraf actress
  • Mohammad Asif cricketer
  • Atif Aslam singer, actor
  • Imran Aslam journalist
  • Babar Awan lawyer, politician
  • Ghulam Farooq Awan lawyer, advisor to prime minister
  • Gohar Ayub politician
  • Shaukat Aziz economist, former prime minister
  • Rehan Azmi poet, songwriter
B
  • Mirza Ather Baig novelist, playwright, storywriter
  • Idrees Bakhtiar journalist
  • Nisar Bazmi composer
  • Rana Bhagwandas chief justice
  • Benazir Bhutto former prime minister
  • Mumtaz Bhutto lawyer, politician
  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto former prime minister, former president
  • Muhammad Ali Bogra former prime minister
  • Professor Dr. Shahid Hussain Bokhari researcher parallel and distributed computing
  • Badshah Munir Bukhari linguist, teacher, writer
  • Ansar Burney human rights activist

C

  • Younus Changezi politician
  • Javed Chaudhary journalist
  • Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry former president
  • Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry chief justice
  • Abdur Rahman Chughtai painter
  • Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar former prime minister
  • Ardeshir Cowasjee columnist
D - F
  • Professor Dr. Ahmad Hasan Dani historian, archaeologist
  • Noon Meem Danish poet
  • Attash Durrani scholar, linguist
  • Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi politician
  • Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi politician
  • Chaudhry Fazal Ellahi former president
  • Muhammad Essa football player
  • Muhammad Farooq journalist
  • Moeen Faruqi artist
  • Ghulam Faruque politician, industrialist
  • Zahid Fazal cricketer
G - H
  • Yousaf Raza Gillani prime minister
  • Ajab Gul actor
  • Umar Gul cricketer
  • Amin Guljee sculptor
  • Yasir Hameed cricketer
  • Mohsin Hamid author
  • Mohammed Hanif writer, journalist
  • Aminah Haq actress
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq cricketer
  • Misbah-ul-Haq cricketer
  • Khalid Hasan journalist, writer
  • Nazia Hasan singer
  • Zohaib Hasan musician
  • Naeem Hashmi actor, writer, poet, producer, director
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy nuclear physicist
  • Ishrat Husain banker, economist
  • Altaf Hussain founder, leader Muttahida Quami Movement

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People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

H - J

  • Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain former prime minister
  • Taimur Hussain golfer
  • Talat Hussain journalist, actor
  • Rohail Hyatt musician, producer, songwriter
  • Kamal Irani actor
  • Zamir Jafri poet
  • Asma Jahangir lawyer, advocate
  • Ayesha Jalal sociologist, historian
  • Zafarullah Khan Jamali former prime minister
  • Junaid Jamshed musician
  • Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi former acting prime minister
  • Aaqib Javed cricketer, coach
  • Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah dental surgeon, biographer, stateswoman
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah lawyer, politician, "father of the nation"
  • Muhammad Khan Junejo former prime minister
  • Junoon band
K
  • Abdul Hafeez Kardar cricketer
  • Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri politician, diplomat, foreign minister
  • Dr. Rashid Kausar scholar, motivational speaker
  • Ahmed Hussain A. Kazi lawyer, economist
  • Malik Meraj Khalid former prime minister
  • Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman politician
  • Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan nuclear scientist
  • Ayub Khan former president, first military dictator
  • Ghulam Ishaq Khan former president
  • Gohar Ayub Khan politician
  • Hashim Khan squash player
  • Dr. Hasnat Khan heart surgeon
  • Imran Khan cricketer
  • Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan politician
  • Jahangir Khan squash player
  • Jansher Khan squash player
  • Kamran Khan journalist
  • Liaquat Ali Khan former prime minister, leading founding father
  • Mahira Khan actress
  • Marina Khan actress
  • Moin Khan cricketer
  • Nadia Khan television presenter, actress, producer
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan musician
  • Sahabzada Yaqub Khan minister of foreign affairs
  • Samiullah Khan field hockey player
  • Yahya Khan former president
  • Younis Khan cricketer
  • Yousaf Khan actor
  • Hina Rabbani Khar politician, foreign affairs minister
  • Riaz Khokhar former secretary
  • Hadiqa Kiani singer, songwriter

L

  • Iqbal Ali Lakhani industrialist
  • Naseebo Lal singer
  • Yasmeen Lari architect
  • Rashid Latif cricketer
  • Farooq Leghari former president
  • Maliha Lodhi journalist, academic, ambassador
  • Alam Lohar singer
  • Arif Lohar singer
M
  • Nadeem Malik journalist
  • Shoaib Malik cricketer
  • Mian Muhammad Mansha industrialist
  • Jamsheed Marker diplomat
  • Suneeta Marshall actress
  • Dr. Shahid Masood journalist
  • Khalid Masud scholar
  • Abul A'la Maududi journalist, theologian, philosopher, scholar (born in India)
  • Balakh Sher Mazari former prime minister
  • Meera actress
  • Ajmal Mian former chief justice
  • Iskander Mirza former president
  • Tahir Mirza journalist
  • Maaz Moeed singer, composer, musician
  • Bashir Ali Mohammad business leader
  • Khan Mohammad cricketer
  • Malik Ghulam Muhammad former governor-general
  • Saleh Muhammed snooker player
  • Huma Mulji sculptor, photographer
  • Muhammad Munir former chief justice
  • Adil Murad actor
  • Saqlain Mushtaq cricketer

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    People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

    N - O

    • Ahmed Saeed Nagi painter
    • Adil Najam journalist
    • Anwar Naseem biotechnologist
    • Sarfraz Nawaz cricketer
    • Hameed Nizami journalist
    • Feroz Khan Noon politician
    • Ayesha Omar actress
    • Professor dr. Ayub K. Ommaya neurosurgeon, inventor
    P - Q
    • Hafeez A. Pasha economist
    • Deepak Perwani fashion designer
    • Naveen Perwani snooker player
    • Samina Pirzada actress
    • Abdul Qadir cricketer
    • Muhammad Tahir ul Qadir scholar, peace ambassador
    • Muhammad Ilyas Qadri scholar
    • Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi former interim prime minister, economist
    • Mustafa Qureshi actor
    • Shah Mehmood Qureshi politician, diplomat
    R
    • Mehreen Raheel actress
    • Danish Rahi design thinker, philosopher, humanitarian
    • Rashid Rana artist
    • Sohail Rana composer
    • Abdur Rashid chief justice
    • Ahmed Rashid journalist
    • Abdul Razzaq cricketer
    • Fazal-ur-Rehman politician
    • Kamiar Rokni fashion designer
    • Shehzad Rov singer
    • Shehzad Roy singer, politician
    S
    • Munir Sadiq sailor
    • Samiullah field hockey player
    • Sangeeta actor, director
    • Tina Sani singer
    • Hassan Sardar field hockey player
    • Abdul Sattar diplomat, lawyer, former foreign minister
    • Najam Sethi journalist
    • Rahim Shah singer
    • Sajjida Shah cricketer
    • Sajjad Ali Shah former chief justice
    • Shafi Muhammad Shah actor
    • Zahid Shah cricketer
    • Muhammad Shahabuddin former chief justice
    • Agha Shahi former foreign affairs minister
    • Shaan Shahid actor, writer, director
    • Najmuddin Shaikh former diplomat, former foreign secretary
    • Parveen Shakir poet, teacher
    • Mehmood Sham columnist
    • Babra Sharif actress
    • Nawaz Sharif former prime minister
    • Javed Sheikh actor, producer, director
    • Najmuddin Sheikh diplomat
    • Zara Sheikh actress
    • Najam Sheraz singer
    • Kamal Siddiqi journalist
    • Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui academician, social worker
    • Muhammad Mian Soomro politician, former prime minister, former president
    • Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy former prime minister
    • Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri social analyst, development practitioner
    • Sabiha Sumar filmmaker
    • Mushahid Hussain Syed politician, political journalist
    T - V
    • Shazli Tahir sailor
    • Mohammad Umar Taj cricketer
    • Sohail Tanvir cricketer
    • Muhammad Rafiq Tarar former president
    U - Z
    • Mian Habib Ullah businessman, politician, diplomat
    • Sheraz Uppal singer, songwriter
    • Surendar Valasai journalist
    • Vital Signs band
    • Sohail Warraich television anchor, journalist
    • Wasif Ali Wasif teacher, writer, poet
    • Waqar Younis former cricketer
    • Mohammad Yousuf (Yousuf Youhana) cricketer
    • Ali Zafar musician, composer, songwriter, singer
    • Ehsan Elahi Zaheer scholar
    • Mansoor Zaman squash player
    • Qamar Zaman squash player
    • Tahir Zaman field hockey player
    • Asif Ali Zardari president
    • Zeest band
    • Mukammad Zia-ul-Haq former president
    • Prifessor Dr. Muhammad Suhail Zubairy laser physicist
    • Nasira Zuberi actor
    • Muhammad Atzal Zullah former chief justice

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