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Pakistan Overview

Pakistan is located in southern Asia and is the sixth most populous country in the world. Pakistan borders India, China, Afghanistan and Iran, and has a coastline facing the Arabian Sea. Capital: Islamabad Biggest city: Karachi State: Federal Islamic Republic Language: urdu, english Religion: Islam Surface: 803 940 km² Population: 190.7 million (2013) Population density:… Read More »

Pakistan Population and Language

Pakistan is the world’s sixth most populous country, but its residents are unevenly geographically distributed. Among several different peoples, the Punjabi is clearly the largest. Pakistan may host almost three million Afghan refugees, one of the largest refugee populations in the world. The population of Pakistan is young and growing rapidly. More than half of… Read More »

Conflict in Kashmir

The conflict in Kashmir has been the dispute between India and Pakistan for this territory since 1947. In the 1960s, Pakistan ceded some parts of the region to China, increasing tension between countries. In addition, the problem is compounded because both nations have nuclear weapons. Meaning of Kashmir Although there are many theories as to the meaning… Read More »