About Pakistan
The Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign state on   14th August 1947, as a result of the division of former British India. It lies between 23-35 to 37- 05 north latitude and 60-50 to 77- 50 east longitude   touching the Hindukush Mountains in the north and extending from the Pamirs to the Arabian Sea.

Pakistan covers 796,095 sq.km with a population of 132.35 million according to population census 1998. It is divided into four provinces:
 
•    Sindh,
•    Punjab,
•    Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
•    Balochistan.

Climatically, Pakistan enjoys a considerable measure of variety. North and   north western high mountainous ranges are extremely cold in winter while the   summer months of April to September are very pleasant.

The country has an   agricultural economy with a network of canals irrigating a major part of its   cultivated land. Wheat, cotton, rice, millet and sugar cane are the major crops. Among fruits: mangos, oranges, bananas and apples are grown in abundance in   different parts of the country. The main natural resources are natural gas,   coal, salt and iron. The country has an expanding industry. Cotton, Textiles,   sugar, cement, and chemicals play an important role in its economy.

The   country comprises of a vast area that was the great center of ancient   civilizations of the world. Its historical sites beginning with stone-age to   Twentieth Century A.D are a mirror of the life of its people who were, by   nature, simple, virile, hospitable and hard working. Ancient sites excavated in   Taxila, Harappa, and Moenjodaro speak volumes for Pakistan’s rich cultural   background dating back to 3,000 B.C.

   

Websites About Pakistan
 
•    Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV)
       - http://www.ptv.com.pk/
 
•    Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
       - http://www.nrb.gov.pk/constitutional_and_legal/constitution/
 
•    Pakistan International Airline (PIA)
       - http://www.piac.com.pk/       
 
•    Government of Pakistan News Portal
       - http://www.infopak.gov.pk/
 
•    Economy of Pakistan
       - http://www.finance.gov.pk/
 
•    Hotels and Travel in Pakistan
       - http://www.tourism.gov.pk/
 
•    Pakistan Travel Guide
       - http://www.tourism.gov.pk/Index.html
 
•    History of Pakistan
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/history_of_pakistan.htm
 
•    Cultural Heritage
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/culture.heri.html
 
•    Festivals
       - http://www.tourism.gov.pk/fairs_festivals.html       
 
•    National Assembly
       - http://www.na.gov.pk/intro.htm
 
•    Museums and Galleries
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/museums.htm
 
•    Landscape
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/View-JPG%20pics/landscape-1.htm
 
•    Map of Pakistan
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/map_of_Pakistan.htm
 
•    Country Profile
       - http://www.infopak.gov.pk/profile.aspx
 
•    Sports
       - http://www.sports.gov.pk
 
•    Economy
       - http://www.finance.gov.pk/
 
•    Fact Sheets
       - http://www.infopak.gov.pk/BasicFacts.aspx
 
•    Traditions / Culture
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/culture_n_tridition.htm
 
•    Indus civilization
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/indus.html
 
•    Gandhara Civilization
       - http://www.heritage.gov.pk/html_Pages/gandhara.html
 
 

- The Founder

 

Muhammad Ali Jinnah



- Parliament

•    National Assembly
•    Senate