Pakistan is a democratic country and democracy is in the blood of the Pakistanis, who look upon the comprehensive equivalence of manhood and trust in world, equivalence, and right.” Contrary to its depiction as a backward desert full of terrorists, Pakistan is home to beautiful scenery, excellence, heritage, economy and natural beauty! Here are True Pakistan facts that are really full of heritage and excellence.
☀ Pakistan is officially called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
☀ Pakistan is the first Islamic country in the world to attain nuclear power.
☀ After Turkey, Pakistan is the only Muslim country to open Combat Jobs for women.
☀ Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is killed by US Special Forces on May 2, 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
☀ Arfa Karim and Babar Iqbal are the world’s youngest certified Microsoft experts from Pakistan.
☀ Benazir Bhutto became the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan.
☀ Chukar partridge is the national bird of Pakistan.
☀ Dr. Naweed Syed, a Pakistani scientist who managed to ‘connect brain cells to a silicon chip’
☀ Edhi is the world’s largest ambulance network.
☀ Habib Bank Plaza is the tallest building in the Pakistan.
☀ Hanif Mohammad holds the world record for the longest innings in international test history.
☀ Iskander Mirza is the first president of Pakistan.
☀ Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan and the 9th largest city in the country.
☀ K2 is the highest point in the Pakistan.
☀ Malala Yousafzai and Abdus Salam are the two people from Pakistan who won the Nobel Prize.
☀ Mango is the national fruit of Pakistan.
☀ Muhammad Ilyas is the youngest civil judge in the world from Pakistan.
☀ Pakistan became independent from the British Indian Empire in 1947.
☀ Pakistan has the eleventh-largest armed force in the world.
☀ Pakistan is home to world’s fourth largest broadband internet system.
☀ Pakistan is home to the world’s largest canal-based irrigation system.
☀ Pakistan is the world’s leading manufacturer of best jet fighters.
☀ Pakistan shares a land border with Afghanistan, India, Iran, and China.
☀ Pakistan’s Republic Day or “Pakistan Day” is celebrated on 23rd March.
☀ Pakistan’s national sport is field hockey.
☀ Ptan is the world’s sixth-most-populous country.
☀ Sialkot in Pakistan is the largest producer of footballs in the world.
☀ The ‘Khewra Salt Mine’ is the oldest and largest salt mine in the world located in Pakistan.
☀ The Changa Manga is world’s largest man-made forest is in Pakistan.
☀ The Gwadar in Pakistan is the world’s largest deep sea port.
☀ The Karakoram Highway the highest paved international road located Pakistan.
☀ The largest city is Karachi and it is the financial hub of the Pakistan.
☀ The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan.
☀ The name Pakistan derived from two words Pak and stan which means ‘land of the pure’ in the Urdu language.
☀ The national drink of Pakistan is Sugarcane juice.
☀ The national flower of Pakistan is Jasmine.
☀ The national language of Pakistan is Urdu.
☀ The national team of Pakistan won the Cricket World Cup in 1992.
☀ The official currency of Pakistan is the Pakistani rupee.
☀ The Shah Faisal Mosque in Pakistan was the largest mosque in the world from 1986 until 1993.
☀ The Tharparkar desert is the only fertile desert in the world located in Sindh province (Pakistan).
☀ The total land area of Pakistan is 796,095 km².
☀ The world’s largest earth-filled dam is the ‘Tarbela Dam’ in Pakistan.
☀ The world’s longest glacial system is the Biafo Glacier located in Pakistan.