Interesting Facts About Pakistan

Here are some interesting facts about Pakistan:

World’s sixth-most populous country

Pakistan is the world’s sixth-most populous country, with a population of over 220 million people.

Land of the Pure

The name “Pakistan” is a combination of two Persian and Urdu words, “Pāk” which means “pure,” and “stan” which means “land of.” Thus, Pakistan means “Land of the Pure.”

World’s second-highest mountain peak, K2

Pakistan is home to the world’s second-highest mountain peak, K2, which is located in the Karakoram range on the border of Pakistan and China.


The national animal of Pakistan is the Markhor, which is a type of wild goat that is found in the mountainous regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

August 14, 1947

Pakistan is the only country in the world that was created in the name of Islam. It gained independence from British colonial rule on August 14, 1947.


Lahore, the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is home to the Badshahi Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

World’s largest standing armies

Pakistan is a nuclear-armed country and possesses one of the world’s largest standing armies.

Pakistani national anthem

The Pakistani national anthem “Pak Sar Zameen Shad Bad” was written by a Muslim poet named Hafeez Jalandhari.

Rich cultural heritage

Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage, with influences from South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East. The country is famous for its vibrant music, food, and traditional clothing such as the shalwar kameez.

ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992

The Pakistani cricket team is a popular and successful cricket team, having won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992 and producing several world-class cricketers such as Imran Khan and Wasim Akram.

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