50 amazing facts about Pakistan
Pakistan is a Muslim country that got independence after tremendous efforts and bloodshed on 14th august 1947. The patriotism leave faced all the hardships to live in a country based on Islamic ideology and people can live freely and practice their religion without any threat. And undoubtedly, the country based on such strong beliefs has managed to prove itself worldwide. Hence, here are some amazing and interesting facts about Pakistan that you might be interested to know
Pakistan has an area of 796,095 square kilometers.
It is the world’s fourth most populous country with a population crossing 242 million.
Pakistan is the only Muslim nuclear power country in the world.
Pakistani national anthem is included in the top 10 national anthems in the world.
Pakistan has the seventh-largest armed force in the world.
Pakistan exports more than 50% of the World’s hand-sewed footballs.
It has the second-best stock exchange performance.
The Khewra mine in Pakistan is the oldest and second-largest salt mine in the world.
It has the world’s largest man-made forest.
Hunza valley has Asia’s largest bird sanctuary and a place where time stops to enjoy the scenery.
Pakistanis rank 4th as the most intelligent people in the world.
Abdul Satar Edhi is running World’s largest Ambulance network.
The Ansu Lake has its own miraculous and breathtaking beauty.
Pakistan has the World’s largest irrigation system.
The youngest Civil judge in the World, Muhammad Ilyas was a Pakistani.
The world’s largest polo ground is on the Shandur top.
Tarbela dam is the largest earth-filled dam in the world.
Gwader is one of the largest deep-sea ports in the world.
Karakoram Highway is one of the highest-paved international roads in the world.
Pakistan has the fourth-largest broadband internet system in the world.
K2 is the second-highest mountain peak in the world.
Haleji lake is Asia’s largest bird sanctuary lake located in Thatta district, Sindh.
Thar is the world’s 17th largest desert and the world’s 9th largest subtropical desert.
The word PAKISTAN means “Land of Pure” in Persian and Urdu.
Two Pakistanis Malala Yousafzai, and Abdul Salam have won noble prizes.
The world’s seventh-largest collection of scientists and engineers is from Pakistan.
It has the world’s longest glacier system outside the polar region.
Pakistan owns some of the best-trained air force pilots in the world.
MM Alam, a late air force commander from Pakistan is rewarded to shot five planes in the air in less than a minute.
Pakistan holds four out of the 14 world’s highest mountain peaks in the world.
Pakistan has a treasure in its Indus river in the form of the rarest species of dolphins known as “Blind Dolphins”.
Pakistan is the 25th largest Agriculture production country.
Its literacy rate has increased to a surprising rate of 250%, which is never seen before.
The first PC virus was invented by two Pakistani brothers.
Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was hailed as the most important Qawwal of the 20th century.
The Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad can accommodate 100,000 worshipers at a time.
More than 60 different languages are spoken country-wide.
Lahore Fort and Shalimar Garden were enlisted as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1981.
Lonely Planet has suggested a massive increase in the tourist industry of Pakistan.
Pakistan’s leather export is known for its quality worldwide.
Pakistan’s unique and colorful truck art is recognized and loved on an international scale.
It is included as one of the largest jewelry designers and producers.
Pakistan is globally famous for its handicrafts.
It gives you the luxury to enjoy all types of weather.
Pakistan has the biggest surgical instrument industry and they are exported all around the world.
The Cambridge exam record of both O and A levels topped by a Pakistani student is yet to be broken.
Pakistani mangoes are exported worldwide.
Pakistan is ranked number 9th among the world superpowers.
Nestle Pakistan is one of the largest milk-producing plants that generate handsome revenue.
Pakistan is the only Muslim country after Turkey that opened combat jobs for women.