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Pakistan Flag The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a country in southern Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan, India, Iran, and the People's Republic of China.

As of 2010, the population of Pakistan was estimated as being 169,580,000. The country's capital is Islamabad, which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 1,740.000. Pakistan's largest city is however Karachi, which is home to somewhere between 12 million and 18 million people.

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Pakistan Country Details


Country Name Pakistan
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southern Asia
Flag Pakistan Flag
Principal Language Urdu
Capital Islamabad


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Pakistan - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
By Safia Haleem

Kuperard
Released: 2013-05-28
Paperback (168 pages)

Pakistan - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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Pakistan is a land with a unique history, formed by migrating peoples who have left their footprint in its diverse cultures, languages, literature, food, dress, and folklore. The country is besieged by bad news, but despite the political turmoil the everyday life of its people is more stable, rich, and rewarding than the media headlines would lead you to believe. A myriad local festivals and celebrations and a vibrant cultural life go unremarked. Pakistan has the eighth-largest standing army in the world and is the only Muslim-majority nation to possess nuclear weapons, but few know that it is also the home of two unique schools of art. This complex nation consists of various ethnic groups, each with its own individual cultures and subcultures, but which are unified by the common values of hospitality, honor, and respect for elders. Pakistani society has extremes of wealth and poverty, and daily life for most people is full of difficulties, yet everyone knows how to cope with crises. Creative and adaptable, Pakistanis are among the most self-reliant people in the world, bouncing back after major catastrophes. Culture Smart! Pakistan takes you behind the headlines and introduces you to many of the country’s little-known traditions. It describes the vitally important cultural and historical background, shows you how modern Pakistanis live today, and offers crucial advice on what to expect and how to behave in different circumstances. This is an extraordinary country of enterprising, tough, and passionate people. Earn their trust and you will be rewarded many times over.
Pakistan, from mountains to sea
By Mohamed Amin

Brand: Camerapix Publishers International
Hardcover (248 pages)

Pakistan, from mountains to sea
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From the Lion's Mouth: A Journey Along the Indus
By Iain Campbell

Bradt Travel Guides
Released: 2019-08-23
Paperback (224 pages)

From the Lion s Mouth: A Journey Along the Indus
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Iain Campbell has been fascinated by mountains for as long as he can remember. In his new book, he tells the story of a journey following the course of the Indus River from its mouth in the mudflats of Karachi through the Karakorum, Kashmir and the Himalayas to its source in Ladakh on the Indian side of the Tibetan plateau, where it springs from the ‘Lion's Mouth' on Mount Kailash. His narrative paints an insightful, honest and heartfelt portrait of Pakistan, a country that through all his wanderings of the deserts and mountains of Asia kept drawing him back, and a place which combines a rich religious heritage with some of the most spectacular mountains in the world.
‘I came to see how closely the Indus River is involved with Pakistani religious life and how this has been true for thousands of years' he says. ‘I took four months to make this trip and was able to travel slowly... It became apparent to me as I travelled and developed personal friendships that the image of Pakistan that we are often fed by the media is distorted. I found the Pakistanis to be the most hospitable people I have ever met, to the point where I would have to allow time on my walks in the mountains for the delay caused by sitting down to tea and chapatti in every settlement.‘
Over the course of his journey, he is exposed to all sides of local life, from a Sufi shrine attended by crocodiles to a Holy man competing with Saudi-sponsored Wahhabi clerics in the Swat Valley, a near meeting with the fairies of Nanga Parbat and the temple of a three-year-old Buddhist lama on the edge of the Tibetan plateau.
Engrossing and eye-opening, Iain Campbell's account of his travels through this mesmerising land will appeal to travellers, mountaineers, trekkers, wilderness enthusiasts, anyone interested in the culture and history of the subcontinent, and fans of quality travel writing.



Pakistan 1:1,200,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
By ITM Canada

ITMB Publishing, Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Pakistan 1:1,200,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
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Double sided travel map includes an inset of Karachi and a place name index. Shows roads by classification, places of interest, airports, beaches, UNESCO world heritage sites, Forts and more.
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8,000m peak circus in Pakistan (Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries)
By Mark Horrell

Mountain Footsteps Press
Paperback (206 pages)

Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8,000m peak circus in Pakistan (Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries)
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This is the tale of Mark Horrell’s not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan, of how one man’s boredom and frustration was conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence.

He made not one, not two, but three intrepid assaults, some of which got quite a distance beyond Base Camp, and overcame many perilous circumstances along the way. The mountaineer Joe Simpson famously crawled for three days with a broken leg, but did he ever have to read Angels and Demons by Dan Brown while waiting for a weather window?

But that’s enough about Mark’s attempt; there were some talented climbers on the mountain as well, and this story is also about them. How did they get on? Heroes, villains, oddballs and madmen – 8,000m peaks attract them all, and drama, intrigue and cock-ups aplenty were inevitable.

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh
By Bikram Grewal, Sarwandeep Singh & Garima Bhatia

Princeton University Press
Paperback (792 pages)

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This is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent. Every distinct species and subspecies―some 1,375 in all―is covered with photographs, text, and maps. The guide features more than 4,000 stunning photographs, many never before published, which have been carefully selected to illustrate key identification features of each species. The up-to-date facing-page text includes concise descriptions of plumage, voice, range, habitat, and recent taxonomic changes. Each species has a detailed map reflecting the latest distribution information and containing notes on status and population density. The guide also features an introduction that provides an overview of birdlife and a brief history of ornithology in India and its neighbors. The result is an encyclopedic photographic guide that is essential for everyone birding anywhere in the subcontinent.

  • Covers all 1,375 subcontinental bird species
  • Features more than 4,000 stunning photographs to aid quick field identification
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