Last Updated on November 8, 2022 by Information world
There are many countries in the world among them one is called Pakistan. Pakistan Is an Islamic republic country. This country is located in South Asia. The population of this country is more than 250 million. It is the fifth most populous country. It is also the second large Muslim population Country. It is the 33rd largest country according to 881,913 square kilometers area (340,509 square miles).
It has also the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman almost 1046-kilometer (650-mile). The Gulf of Oman is in the South. There are many borders attached to this country like India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is also connected to the order of Oman.
Pakistan sit is a very old site. There are many ancient cultures found in it. It has the 500-year-old Neolithic site of Mehrgarh which is in Balochistan and the Indus Valley civilization of the Bronze Age, the most extensive of the civilizations of Afro-Eurasia. It is that region where the realm of multiple empires and dynasties, including the Achaemenid and if we go in more deep Alexander the Great; the Seleucid, the Maurya, the Kushan, the Gupta the Umayyad Caliphate in its southern regions, the Hindu Shahis, the Ghaznavids, the Delhi Sultanate, the Mughals, the Durranis, the Sikh Empire, British East India Company rule, and most recently, the British Indian Empire from 1858 to 1947.
Pakistan is the country which is a regional and middle power nation. It is the world’s sixth-largest standing armed forces and Pakistan is a nuclear weapon state. It is ranking and growing leading economy. . It is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country. The country is continually facing challenges for example poverty, illiteracy, corruption, and terrorism. Pakistan is as well as a member of the United Nations. It is also a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the Commonwealth of Nations, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, and the Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism Coalition, and is designated as a major non-NATO ally by the United States.
Pakistan is made of two words which are Persian and Pashto language. Pak means(pure/Neat/clean) and istan means (land/place). The name of the country was taken from Choudhry Rahmat Ali in 1933. He was a Pakistan Movement activist. He published in a pamphlet Now or Never. He used it as an acronym (“thirty million Muslim brethren who live in PAKISTAN”). Pakistan’s name is referring to five northern regions which are British Raj: Punjab, Afghani, Kashmir, Sindh, and Baluchistan.
Provinces and capitals of Pakistan
- Punjab’s capital is Lahore and its population is 110126285
- Sindh’s capital is Karachi and its population is 47886051
- Balochistan’s capital is Quetta and its population is 12344408
- Khyberpaktunkhwa’s capital is Peshawar and its population is 40525047
- Gilgit Baltistan’s capital is Gilgit and its population is 1800000
- Azad Kashmir’s capital is Muzaffarabad and its population is 4567982
- Islamabad’s capital is Islamabad and its population is 2851868
If we talk about its army, it comes on the sixth largest in the world. It has about 651,800 personnel on active duty and 291,000 paramilitary personnel. It was estimated in 2021. It was made after independence in 1947. Pakistan’s army is very strong and does not fear anyone. It has continuously established and frequently influenced national politics ever since. The Joint Staff HQ is a mix-up of the Air HQ, Navy HQ, and Army GHQ which is in the vicinity of the Rawalpindi Military District. Beautiful Pakistan
Pakistan’s food is very famous all around the world. Like curry, Korma, Biryani, kofta, and much more.
Pakistani cookers use large quantities of spices, herbs, and seasoning like Garlic, ginger, turmeric, red chili, and garam masala are used in many dishes and in-home daily cooks like this item curry, Roti, a thin flatbread and it is made from wheat and it is a staple food and mostly served with many items like curry, meat, vegetables, and lentils. Rice is also very common in Pakistan and it is served plain, fried with spices, and in sweet dishes
Lassi is a very famous drink in the Punjab region. Tea is very famous all over Pakistan and it is most used. If we talk about sweet meat many varieties of food you will find in Pakistan.
There are many languages spoken in Pakistan but Urdu is its national language. There almost 75% of people speak the Urdu language and others speak Punjabi, Sindhi, Punjabi, Balochi, Pashtoon, and so on.