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Pakistan's Information

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Land Area 770,875 km2
Water Area 25,220 km2
Total Area 796,095km2 (#35)
Population 201,995,540 (#6)
Population Density 262.03/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $988.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,100
Currency Rupee (PKR)
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Largest Cities
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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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Pakistan Trivia

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 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

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 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

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?

What Kind of Government Does Pakistan Have?

Pakistan has a federal government established by the Constitution of Pakistan where the Prime Minister of Pakistan is the executive head-of-government.

What Type Of Government Does Pakistan Have?

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