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Official Name Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948)
National Poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)
Head of the State Mamnoon Hussain, President
Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister


National Day

Independence Day


23rd March

14th August

Total Area of Pakistan Total: 796,095 Sq. km.
Punjab: 205,344 Sq. km.
Sindh:140,914 Sq. km.
Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 Sq. km.
Balochistan: 347,190 Sq. km.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 27,220 Sq. km.
Population 184.35 million (Urban 71.07 and Rural 113.28)
Per Capita Income US $1,512 (2014-2015)(For More Details)
GDP 4.24%(2014-2015)
Currency Pak. Rupee.
Imports Industrial Equipment, Chemicals, Vehicles, Steel, Iron ore, Petroleum, Edible Oil, Pulses, Tea.
Exports Cotton, Textile goods, Rice, Leather items, Carpets, Sports Goods, Handi-crafts, Fish and Fish prep. and Fruits

Urdu (National) and English

Regional:Balochi, Brahwi, Brushiski, Darri, Hindko,Pashto,Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Shina


Literacy rate 53%
Government Parliamentary Democracy
Pakistan National Flag Dark Green with a White Vertical Bar, a white crescent and a five-pronged star in the middle. The Flag symbolizes Pakistan's profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic world and the rights of religious minorities. (For more details click here)
National Anthem Approved in August, 1954
Verses Composed by: Abul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri
Tune Composed by: Ahmed G Chagla
Duration: 80 seconds (For more details click here)
State Emblem The State Emblem consists of:
1. The Crescent and Star (as symbols of Islam )
2. The shield in the centre (shows four major crops)
3. Wreath surrounding the shield (represents cultural heritage) and
4. Scroll (contains Quaid's motto: Faith, Unity, and Discipline (For more details click here)
Pakistan's Official Map
Drawn by Mian Mahmood Alam Suhrawardy (1920-1999)
National Flower
National Tree
Deodar (Cedrus Deodara).
National Animal
National Bird
Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
Pine, Oak, Poplar, Maple, Mulberry.Juniper, Albizia, Clusia, Acacia,Alovera Blooms, Hibiscus
Markhor, Marcopolo Sheep, Snow Leopard, Brown Bear, Neel Gai Antelop, Chinkara Gazella, Indus Dolphin,Crocodile, Green turtles, River & Sea fish, Waterfowls, Black Buck.
Popular games
Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash, Tennis, Boxing, Wrestling, Polo, Tent Pegging and Snooker.
Tourist's resorts
Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit
Archaeological sites
Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
Major Cities
Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Sialkot
Major Crops
Cotton, Wheat, Rice and Sugarcane
Agricultural Growth Rate
4.1 % on the average for the last six years--1.5% in 2007-08
Total cropped area
25.01 million hectares
Textiles, Cement, Fertiliser, Steel, Sugar, Electric Goods, Shipbuilding
Electricity (Hydel, Thermal, Nuclear) Oil, Coal, and Liquid Petroleum Gas
22763 MW (See

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The Prime Minister

Minister of State

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Secretary Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera

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