Islamabad is one of the most populated cities in Pakistan, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 33.40N latitude / 73.10E longitude. For routing in Islamabad, please check the free driving directions Islamabad service below.
When you visit Pakistan, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is English, Urdu, and the officially used currency is Pakistani rupee (PKR), since 1948.
Islamabad, the capital city, has numerous population; 601 600 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Islamabad counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Pakistan, bears 200 813 818 sum citizens spreading on its 307 373,87 sq mi / 796 095 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Pakistan is Federal parliamentary constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Iman, Ittehad, Nazm (Faith, Unity, Discipline), while salute for the national anthem called: Qaumi Tarana (The National Anthem).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Pakistan Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Pakistan
Pakistan is situated in the western part of the Indian subcontinent, with Afghanistan and Iran on the west, India on the east, and the Arabian Sea on the south.
The name Pakistan derived from the Urdu words Pak (meaning pure) and stan (meaning country). It is near twice the size of California. The northern and western highlands of Pakistan contain the towering Karakoram and Pamir mountain ranges, which include some of the world’s highest peaks: K2 (28,250 ft 8,611 m) and Nanga Parbat (26,660 ft 8,126 m).
The Baluchistan Plateau lies to the west, and the Thar Desert and an expanse of alluvial plains, the Punjab and Sind, lie to the east. The 1,000mile-long (1,609 km) Indus River and its tributaries flow through the country from the Kashmir region to the Arabian Sea.