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Pakistan map is located in the biggest continent of the world i.e. Asia. It is located in the southern part of Asia with the Arabian Sea on its immediate south. To the left of Pakistan map is Iran and Afghanistan, two Muslim countries. The major religion of Pakistan is Islam, with Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, and Jews as minorities. To the right of Pakistan map is India. To the north of Pakistan map is China. China is joined to Pakistan by Silk Road which passes through Karakoram Mountain Ranges. The second Highest Peak of the world i.e. K-2 also lies in these ranges.


The total area of Pakistan Map is 796,096 square kilometers. And its population is nearly 18 million. This makes Pakistan a densely populated country. The capital city of Pakistan i.e. Islamabad is located in the heart of Pakistan map in Islamabad capital territory. There are a total of four provinces, that are, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber – Paktonkhwa and Baluchistan. Lahore the capital of province of Punjab and Karachi the capital of province of Sindh are two other important cities. The whole country is rich in culture. Urdu is the national language while English is the official language. There are many other provincial and local languages like Punjabi, Sindhi and Potohari.


Most of the area of the Pakistan map is good for irrigation. The Sindh River and its aiding rivers form a large area that is fertile and productive. Pakistan generates a lot of revenue from irrigation. Best Quality cotton is produced in Pakistan and is exported abroad. Punjab: the city of five rivers is a fertile land and provide ample conditions for irrigation. The northern part of the Pakistan map contains high altitude mountain ranges. Pakistan holds the record of having the second highest peak of the world i.e. K-2.

In the southern areas of Pakistan map, particularly in the area of Baluchistan there are a lot of minerals and mines. Thar Coal reserve is one of the biggest coal reserves in the world. The Khewra mines provides the best quality salt to Pakistan and to other countries too. Natural gas is being extracted from Sui and is being supplied to the whole country. In short Pakistan is a true mineral rich country.


Pakistan is also rich in culture and heritage. Although Pakistan was born in 1947 but the history of this area as old as that of Asia and Sub-Continent. This land was once ruled by Mughal emperors then the British people conquers this land and when they returned they separated the Sub-continent into Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Pakistan map once contained two parts i.e. East Pakistan and West Pakistan. The country which is today known as Bangladesh was once known as East Pakistan. Later due to some political reasons these East Pakistan got separated from its western part and a new country named as Bangladesh came into being.[codepeople-post-map]

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