Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Head of the State:Mamnoon Hussain, President
Head of Government: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister
Government: Parliamentary form
Parliament: Parliament consists of two Houses i.e., the Senate (Upper House)and the National Assembly (Lower House).
Area: 881,888 Sq. km.
Population: (207) million (estimated 2017)
Pakistan is divided into four provinces viz., Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. The tribal belt adjoining Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa is managed by the Federal Government and is named FATA i.e., Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan have their own respective political and administrative machinery, yet certain of their subjects are taken care of by the Federal Government. Provinces of Pakistan are further divided into Districts
Religion: 95% Muslims, 5% others.
Annual per capita income
US $1085 (For More Details)
Currency: Pak. Rupee.
Industrial equipment, chemicals, vehicles, steel, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil, pulses, tea.
Cotton, textile goods, rice, leather items carpets, sports goods, handi-crafts, fish and fish prep. and fruit
Urdu (National) and English (Official)
The State Emblem consists of:
1. The crescent and star which are 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, Discipline (For more details click here)
Deodar (Cedrus Deodara).
Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry
The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex, Chinkara, Black buck, Neelgai, Markhor, Marco-Polo sheep, Green turtles, River & Sea fish, Crocodile, Waterfowls
Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash.
Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat, Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan
Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan and Sialkot
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