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Islamic Republic of Pakistan

  • اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاكِستان (Urdu)
  • Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān[1]
Motto: Īmān, Ittihād, Nazam
ایمان، اتحاد، نظم (Urdu)
"Faith, Unity, Discipline"[2]
Anthem: Qaumī Tarānah
قَومی ترانہ
"The National Anthem"
Land controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; land claimed but not controlled shown in light green
Land controlled by Pakistan shown in dark green; land claimed but not controlled shown in light green
CapitalIslamabad
33°41′30″N73°03′00″E / 33.69167°N 73.05000°E / 33.69167; 73.05000
Largest cityKarachi
24°51′36″N67°00′36″E / 24.86000°N 67.01000°E / 24.86000; 67.01000
Official languagesEnglishUrdu
Recognised regional languagesPunjabi (39%) • Pashto (18%) • Sindhi (15%) • Balochi (3%)
Sub-provincialSaraiki (12%) • ShinaKashmiri (0.17%)
Other languagesHindkoBaltiPahari-PothwariKhowarBurushaskiKohistaniWakhiYidghaDameliKalashaGawar-BatiDomaakiKutchiMemoniBrahui
Ethnic groups
(2020[3])
Religion
(1998[5])
See Religion in Pakistan
Demonym(s)Pakistani
GovernmentFederal parliamentary constitutional republic
Arif Alvi
Imran Khan
Sadiq Sanjrani
Asad Qaiser
Gulzar Ahmed
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence 
14 August 1947
23 March 1956
12 January 1972
14 August 1973
Area
• Total
881,913 km2 (340,509 sq mi)[a][7] (33rd)
• Water (%)
2.86
Population
• 2018 estimate
Increase212,228,286[8][9] (5th)
• 2017 census
Increase 207.8 million (6th)
• Density
244.4/km2 (633.0/sq mi) (56th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease$1.076 trillion[10] (22nd)
• Per capita
Decrease $5,160[10] (134th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Decrease$276.114 billion[10] (42nd)
• Per capita
Decrease $1,388[10] (151st)
Gini (2015)33.5[11]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.560[12]
medium · 152nd
CurrencyPakistani rupee (₨) (PKR)
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (PST)
DST is not observed
Date format
Driving sideleft[13]
Calling code+92
ISO 3166 codePK
Internet TLD.pk
  1. See also Pakistani English.:
  2. ^ The Arabic language is officially recognised by the constitution of Pakistan.[14]

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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