Pakistan

About Pakistan

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Islamic Republic of Pakistan
اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان (Urdu)
Islāmī Jumhūriyah-yi Pākistān
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Motto: Īmān, Ittiḥād, Naẓm
ایمان، اتحاد، نظم (Urdu)
"Faith, Unity, Discipline" [1]
Anthem: Qaumī Tarānah
قومی ترانہ
"The National Anthem"[2]






Area controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled territory shown in light green.
Area controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled territory shown in light green.
CapitalIslamabad
33°40′N 73°10′E
Largest cityKarachi
24°51′36″N 67°00′36″E
Official languagesUrdu (official)[3][4][5][6][7]
English (co-official)
Regional languagesPunjabiPashtoSindhi,SaraikiBalochiKashmiri,BrahuiHindkoShinaBalti,KhowarBurushaski Yidgha,DameliKalashaGawar-Bati,Domaaki[8][9]
ReligionIslam
DemonymPakistani
GovernmentFederal parliamentaryrepublic
 - PresidentMamnoon Hussain
 - Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif
 - Chief JusticeAnwar Zaheer Jamali
 - Chairman of the SenateRaza Rabbani
 - Speaker of the National AssemblyMurtaza Javed Abbasi (Acting)
LegislatureMajlis-e-Shoora
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseNational Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom
 - Conception[10]29 December 1930 
 - Declaration28 January 1933 
 - Resolution23 March 1940 
 - Dominion14 August 1947 
 - Islamic Republic23 March 1956 
Area
 - Total881,912 km2[a] (36th)
340,508 sq mi
 - Water (%)3.1
Population
 - 2015 estimate191,710,000 [12][13] (6th)
 - Density260.8/km2 (55th)
675.6/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 - Total$928.433 billion[14] (26th)
 - Per capita$4,886[14] (136th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 - Total$250.136 billion[15] (42nd)
 - Per capita$1,342.7[15] (153rd)
Gini (2008)30.0[16]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.537[17]
low · 146th
CurrencyPakistani rupee (₨) (PKR)
Time zonePKT (UTC+5)
 - Summer (DST) (UTC+6b)
Drives on theleft[18]
Calling code+92
ISO 3166 codePK
Internet TLD.pk
a.See also Pakistani English.
b.Not always observed; see Daylight saving time in Pakistan

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