Official Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Father of the
Nation: Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948)
National Poet: Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)
President: Dr. Arif Alvi
Prime Minister: Imran Khan
Total Area: 796,095 square kilometer
Punjab: 205,344 sq. km.
Sindh:140,914 sq. km.
Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 sq. km.
Balochistan: 347,190 Sq. km.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 27,220 sq. km.
Population: 20.8 million (2017 census)
Currency: Pak. Rupee
Major Imports: Industrial Equipment, Chemicals, Vehicles,Steel, Iron ore, Petroleum, Edible Oil, Pulses, Tea.
Major Exports: Cotton, Textile goods, Rice, Leather items, Carpets, Sports Goods, Handi-crafts, Fish and Fish prep. and Fruits
Languages: Urdu (National) and English (Official)
Literacy rate: 53%
Government: Parliamentary Democracy
National Flag: Dark Green with a White Vertical Bar, a white crescent and a five-pointed star in the middle. The Flag symbolizes Pakistan’s profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic world and the rights of religious minorities.
National Anthem: Approved in August, 1954
Verses Composed by: Abul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri
Tune Composed by: Ahmed G Chagla
Duration: 80 seconds
State Emblem: The State Emblem consists of:
The Crescent and Star which are symbols of Islam
The shield in the centre shows four major crops
Wreath surrounding the shield represents cultural heritage and
Scroll contains Quaid's motto: Faith, Unity, Discipline
National Flower: Jasmine
National Tree: Deodar (Cedrus Deodara)
National Animal: Markhor