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Islamic Republic of Pakistan
اسلامی جمہوریہ پاكستان (Urdu)
Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān[1]
Motto: Īmān, Ittihād, Nazam
ایمان، اتحاد، نظم (Urdu)
"Faith, Unity, Discipline" [2]
Anthem: Qaumī Tarānah
قومی ترانہ
"The National Anthem"[3]
Area controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled region shown in light green
Area controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled region shown in light green
CapitalIslamabad
33°40′N73°10′E / 33.667°N 73.167°E / 33.667; 73.167
Largest cityKarachi
24°51′36″N67°00′36″E / 24.86000°N 67.01000°E / 24.86000; 67.01000
Official languages
Recognised regional languages
National languageUrdu[11][12]
Ethnic groups(2016)44.68% Punjabis
15.42% Pashtuns
14.1% Sindhis
8.38% Saraikis
7.57% Muhajirs
3.57% Balochs
6.28% Others[13]
Religion96.4% Islam(Official)[14]
3.6% others[13]
DemonymPakistani
GovernmentFederal parliamentary constitutional republic
Mamnoon Hussain
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Raza Rabbani
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
Mian Saqib Nisar
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom
14 August 1947
23 March 1956
14 August 1973
Area
• Total
881,913 km2 (340,509 sq mi)[a][16] (33rd)
• Water (%)
2.86
Population
• 2017 census
209,970,000[17] (5th)
• Density
244.4/km2 (633.0/sq mi) (56th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$1.060 trillion[18] (25th)
• Per capita
$5,374[18] (137th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$304.4 billion[19] (42nd)
• Per capita
$1,629 [20] (145th)
Gini (2013)30.7[21]
medium
HDI (2015)Steady 0.550[22]
medium · 147th
CurrencyPakistani rupee (₨) (PKR)
Time zonePST(UTC+5b)
Drives on theleft[23]
Calling code+92
ISO 3166 codePK
Internet TLD.pk

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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