PAKISTAN, Officially Islamic Republic of Pakistan, was created on 14 August 1947. The capital of Pakistan is Islamabad. Pakistan has four provinces. Here are some tremendous facts of Pakistan.
Situated in the northwestern piece of the South Asian subcontinent, Pakistan turned into a state because of the parcel of British India on August 14, 1947. Pakistan attached Azad (Free) Kashmir after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947-48. At first, Pakistan additionally incorporated the northeastern area of the subcontinent, where Muslims are likewise in the larger part. The East Wing and West Wing of Pakistan were, be that as it may, isolated by 1,600 kilometers of unfriendly Indian domain. The nation’s East Wing, or East Pakistan, turned into the autonomous territory of Bangladesh in December 1971.
Pakistan involves a place of incredible geostrategic significance, circumscribed by Iran on the west, Afghanistan on the northwest, China on the upper east, India on the east, and the Arabian Sea on the south. The absolute land zone is evaluated at 803,940 square kilometers.
The limit with Iran, somewhere in the range of 800 kilometers long, was first delimited by a British commission in 1893, isolating Iran based on what was then British Indian Balochistan. In 1957 Pakistan consented to an outskirts arrangement with Iran, and from that point forward the fringe between the two nations has not been a subject of genuine contest.
Pakistan’s limit with Afghanistan is around 2,250 kilometers in length. In the north, it runs along the edges of the Hindu Kush (which means Hindu Killer) mountains and the Pamirs, where a tight piece of An afghan area called the Wakhan Corridor stretches out among Pakistan and Tajikistan.
Despite the fact that it has had an unpleasant past, the present and eventual fate of Swat Valley are sparkling splendid. This shocking valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area of Pakistan is something straight out of a fantasy. Think brilliant green fields and woods, pleasant towns, and streams bragging conceals blue so clear and splendid you wouldn’t have thought them genuine!
In the event that you live in Pakistan – or have perused anything about the nation – it’s practically sure you’ve gone over the name Hunza. Try not to let the word ‘valley’ confound you, however – Hunza is really a huge area comprised of various valleys and towns. Here are the absolute most wonderful sights in Hunza.
Phander Lake, situated in Phander Village, is unrealistic. The greenish blue hued lake sits quietly among light-green trees befitting a scene painting. In spite of being madly excellent, Phander Lake doesn’t see anyplace as near the quantity of vacationers as the more well known Attabad Lake does.
The Kalash Valleys, included Bumboret, Rumbur, and Birir, are home to the Kalash individuals, a strict and ethnic minority in Pakistan with their own convictions, culture and language. The valleys they live in are positively probably the most excellent places in Pakistan – for their normal quality, yet in addition for the magnificence of the Kalash themselves.
Hills in the desert… Yup, the Gorakh Hill Station is located in Sindh, but is certainly elevated as a part of the Kirthar Mountains. At 1,734 metres (5,689 feet), the top of the hills provide some of the most beautiful views in Southern Pakistan. This is the perfect spot for a weekend camping trip.
Gorakh Hills are about 8 hours from Karachi, but only 2 to 3 hours from the city of Dadu, making the latter a better place to start your journey. There is no public transport, but there are a few rest houses for anyone who isn’t looking to pitch a tent.
Gandhara is the region that now comprise of Peshawar valley, Mardan, Swat, Dir, Malakand, and Bajuaur agencies in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Taxila in the Punjab, and up to Jalalabad in Afghanistan.
Khewra Salt Mine
Covering an area of 110 sq. km, 228 meters or 748 feet deep (with 11 separate stories), the massive mine has over 40 kilometers of tunnels running some 730 meters, or nearly half a mile into the mountain under which the salt deposits are found.
The world’s biggest mountain extend Himalayas is around 2400 km long and it goes through Nepal, Bhutan, China, India and Astore District in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. The Western Himalayan Range is arranged in Kashmir valley and Northern Pakistan, toward the south and east of Indus River, and is overwhelmed by Nanga Parbat massif. World’s ninth most noteworthy and the “executioner” mountain Nanga Parbat is the western most stay of the western Himalayas.
The Karakoram Range covers the fringes between Pakistan, India and China, in the areas of Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan), Ladakh (India), and Xinjiang district, (China). The range is around 500 km (311 mile) long, and is limited on the upper east by the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, and on the north by the Pamir Mountains. The southern limit of the Karakoram is shaped, west to east, by the Gilgit, Indus, and Shyok Rivers, which separate the range from the northwestern finish of the Himalaya run. Karakoram run has in excess of 60 pinnacles which are over 7,000 meters (22,960 ft). This range incorporates K2, which is the second most noteworthy pinnacle of the world remaining at 8,611 meters (28,251 ft). An European group initially endeavored to climb K2 in 1856. An individual from this group, Thomas Montgomerie, named this pinnacle “K2” as it was the second all together in the Karakoram run. The other five pinnacles are named as K1 (Masherbrum), K3 (Broad Peak), K4 (Gasherbrum II) and K5 (Gasherbrum I). The Siachen Glacier at 70 km and the Biafo Glacier at 63 km rank as the world’s second and third longest icy masses outside the polar districts. The range has consistently been one of the most loved mountain go among the mountain climbers and trekkers from around the globe because of its landscape, its lakes and environmental factors .
The fundamental karakorum go is the mainland gap of southern Asia. Streams toward the south stream into the Arabian Sea. Streams toward the north stream to the Yellow Sea.
The 966 km long Hindukus Mountain Range found iIn the north-west of Pakistan rides both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Most pieces of the high Hindu Kush extend (Eastern Hindu Kush go), are situated in northern Pakistan and Afghanistan. This range is additionally present in Ghizar, Yasin Valley, and Ishkoman in Pakistans Northern Areas. PakPeak Tirich Mir (7,690 meters or 25,230 feet)., situated in Chitral (25,289 ft) is the most elevated point in the Hindu Kush go. Noshaq situated at Pak Afghan outskirt is second most noteworthy pinnacle of HinduKush Range and is viewed as most noteworthy pinnacle of Afghanistan.
The Hindukush rises South West of Pamirs. It is considered to reach out from Wakhjir go at the intersections of the Pamirs and Karakoram to Khawak pass North of Kabul. Its first locale stretches out from Wakhjir pass isolating Hunza from Wakhan. Its subsequent district lies past Dorah go in Afghanistan. The third locale lies in Pakistan and reaches out into Swat and Kohistan zones. On the East it is isolated from Karakoram by Mighty Indus River.
The Sulaiman Mountains are situated in northern Balochistan and Zabul area of Afghanistan. It is available at the outskirt of the Indian Subcontinent and the Iranian Plateau and west of the Indus River. Takht-e-Sulaiman, which means Solomon’s Throne with a stature of 3,487 m (11,437 feet) in Balochistan is the most elevated pinnacle of Sulaiman Mountains.Suleiman Range is Pakistan’s forward significant mountain run. It rises in the south western locale of the nation, for the most part covering Baluchistan Province. Anyway the mountain go is very unique in character from the Northern Mountains as it is less steep and with medium rises.
Pakistan came into existence to provide its people with a way of life-based on Islam. The people, customs and traditions commonly follow the one religion. Islam is practised by almost all Pakistanis.
The food consumed and social etiquette conforms strictly with Islamic principles and rules.
In Pakistani culture the male members of the family have the key position. The family is headed by a male and usually he will be the sole source of income for other members of the family.
Islam is the state religion of Pakistan, and about 95-98% of Pakistanis are Muslims. The Muslims are largely divided into two sects, Sunni Islam and Shia Islam. Shia Islam in Pakistan is practiced by 5-20% of the Muslims and the remaining larger number of Muslims practice Sunni Islam.