The Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged on the map of the world as an independent sovereign state on 14th August 1947, as a result of the division of the former British India. It lies between 23-35 to 37- 05 north latitude and 60-50 to 77- 50 east longitude. It touches the Hindukush mountains in the north and extends from the Pamirs to the Arabian Sea. It is bounded by Iran in the west, Afghanistan in the north-west, India in the east and south east and Arabian Sea in the south. There is a common border with China alongside Gilgit and Baltistan in the north.
The total area of the country is 796,095 sq.km with a population of 130.6 million according to population census 1988. It is divided into four provinces viz. Sindh, Punjab, North West Frontier Province and Balochistan. It consists of such physical regions as a) the western offshoots of Himalayas which cover its northern and north western parts of which the highest peak K-2 rises to 8611 meters above sea level; b) the Balochistan plateau c) The Potohar Plateau and salt range and d) The Indus plain, the most fertile and densely populated area of the country. It gets its sustenance from the Indus river and its tributaries.
Climatically, Pakistan enjoys a considerable measure of variety. North and north western high mountainous ranges are extremely cold in winter while the summer months of April to September are very pleasant. The plains of the Indus valley are extremely hot in summer with a cold and dry weather in winter. The coastal strip in the South has a moderate climate. There is a general deficiency of rainfall. In the plains annual average ranges from 16 centimeters in the northern parts of lower Indus plain to 120 centimeters in the Himalayan region. Rains are monsoonic in origin and fall late in summers. Due to the rainfall and high diurnal range of temperature, humidity is comparatively low. Only the coastal strip has high humidity. The country has an agricultural economy with a network of canals irrigating a major part of its cultivated land. Wheat, cotton, rice, millet and sugar cane are the major crops. Among fruits: mangos, oranges, bananas and apples are grown in abundance in different parts of the country. The main natural resources are natural gas, coal, salt and iron. The country has an expanding industry. Cotton, Textiles, sugar, cement, and chemicals play an important role in its economy. It is fed by vast hydroelectric power.
Urdu is the national language and is used as a medium of understanding throughout the country. Pakistan is culturally divided into four bilingual provinces. Punjabi is spoken in the Punjab, Sindhi in Sindh, Pashto in NWFP, and Balochi in Balochistan. The country comprises of a vast area that was the great center of ancient civilizations of the world. Its historical sites beginning with stone-age to Twentieth Century A.D are a mirror of the life of its people who are by nature simple, virile, hospitable and hard working. Ancient sites excavated in Taxila, Harappa, and Moenjodaro speak volumes for Pakistan rich cultural background dating back to 3,000 B.C.
Saying of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah
With determination, courage, solidarity and with the help of every citizen we shall make this state a real power. Let us work double shifts if necessary, so that we may make Pakistan a real state and a great nation.
Women: Where is Pakistan?
its next to India.
A country like 189 other countries in on our planet.
-Contains human beings (including those who get hurt by very offending comments on this and some other sites)
-Has good and evil
-Is loved and hated
person a: Hey...where are you from?
person b: Pakistan
person c: oh ok.
A country located in South Asia between India and Afghanistan got its independence from the British in 1947
Population: roughly 150 Million
Yes, Pakistan has it's problems but the people who wrote some of these hateful definitions are ignorant brian-dead morons (most probably Americans) who are brain washed by Fox News
Yes Terrorists train there but they don't represent Pakistan's population like Bush represented America's population
Like any country Pakistan has its goods and bads
It is wrong to shun America on the basis that it was built on mass murder and theft of Native Americans
Many of the negative stereotypes of Pakistan aren't true such as women being raped every 10 seconds
All in all it is a great country which has been fucked and destroyed by it's leaders, It had (still has) so much potential to become a thriving first -world nation
A country with a very aware and awake civil society, a dedicated working force, a patriotic, united youth; but sadly a country where each subsequent government has been worse than the last.
A country where people are more true to each other and to their land than any other place on earth. Their patriotism is devoid of spite for other countries and full of nothing but love for the land and the people.
A soveriegn country, where everyone is free to follow thier own beliefs. A moderate, balanced country that has never been particularly religious, but has instead been defined by it's rich cultural diversity and tolerence for all kinds of beliefs and customs! Long Live Pakistan! Long live Sindh, Punjab, NWFP and Balauchistan!
A country that will call itself "Pakistan" when it wins the Cricket world cup and yell "South Asian" when exposed for its terrorist links.
Their raison d'etre being, NOT an Indian.
Scene: trench warfare on Pakistan border, Indian regiment on one side, suddenly Vijay Singh(of India) gets a bright idea, shouts! "Oye Abdul!" Guy pops up from other trench "Wassup fucker?" BANG shot dead!
"Oye Karim" 2 guys stand up, and in chorus "You takin' to me fucker?" BANG BANG both finito.
"Oye Mustafa!" 2 more, BANG-BANG! Capiche!
Pakistanis get worried, they think "bastard Indians, when did they get so smart"? Decide to try it themselves.
"Oye Vijay Singh".... silence.
"Oye Sanjay Singh!!".... silence.
"Oye brother, Ajay Singh!"still silence
From the Indian side:
"Oye who's calling Vijay Singh?"
Paki gets up, "Me", BANG!
Single largest exporter of terrorists.more...
Pakistan helped America in finding Osama....no wonder they never found him.
Pakistan was not involved in Iraq invasion and guess what??........the US got Saddam and both his sons.
London bombers(7 July) have been trained in Pakistan, the recent arrests in UK also prove that there are more uk-Pakistanis who have to been trained in Pakistan and have been plotting for the next attack.
A 'short' list of terrorist groups based in Pakistan.
If you havent heard of these names...don't worry.....they will give you an intro by blowing themselves up in a neighborhood near you.
1. Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM)
2. Harkat-ul-Ansar (HuA, presently known as Harkat-ul Mujahideen)
3. Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT)
4. Jaish-e-Mohammad Mujahideen E-Tanzeem (JeM)
5. Harkat-ul Mujahideen (HuM, previously known as Harkat-ul-Ansar)
6. Al Badr
7. Jamait-ul-Mujahideen (JuM)
8. Lashkar-e-Jabbar (LeJ)
10. Muttahida Jehad Council (MJC)
11. Al Barq
13. Al Jehad
14. Jammu & Kashir National Liberation
15. People’s League
16. Muslim Janbaz Force
17. Kashmir Jehad Force
18. Al Jehad Force (combines Muslim Janbaz Force and Kashmir Jehad Force)
19. Al Umar Mujahideen
21. Islami Jamaat-e-Tulba
22. Jammu & Kashmir Students Liberation Front
24. Islamic Students League
26. Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Fiqar Jafaria
27. Al Mustafa Liberation Fi...
A country, which will soon be the biggest threat to the world but unfortunately the international community ignores this fact. What if the terrorist totally overtakes the government with all those deadly weapons?
Pakistan is an international threat to the world, the world must wake up!