What And Where is Pakistan?

What And Where is Pakistan By Pakistan Tours and Travel


  • Official name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  • Founder of Pakistan: Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
  • Region: South Asia
  • Capital Territory: Islamabad
  • Largest province: Punjab
  • Largest city: Karachi
  • Total Area: 880,940 km2
  • Total Population: 193.2 million (USCB 2016)
  • National currency: Pak Rupee
  • National language: Urdu
  • National game: Hockey
  • National bird: Chukar partridge
  • National animal: Markhor
  • Official language: Urdu
  • Regional Language: Balochi, Pashto, Punjabi, Saraiki, Sindhi, Hindku

A Brief Overview Of Pakistan

Pakistan was established in the name of Islam, a truly independent state where Muslims can practice Islam freely. Pakistan warmhearted welcomes its minorities with their equal rights and they can practice their religion freely. Almost 6 million minorities with different religions are living in Pakistan. The pure state is the first Nuclear Power is all the Islamic states have the 3rd largest armed forces in the world. Pakistan gains its lion’s share of the economy through its agriculture sector. The Pakistan Stock Exchange is one of the best-performing markets in the world. Pakistan is so enriched in culture and heritage and holds wonder in its lap.

Moreover, tourism in Pakistan is growing day by day which was badly affected in the previous decade. But now gaining popularity with every single day. Pakistan’s tourism industry is flourishing as it welcomes thousands of tourists per year and adds up a large share of the country’s economy. Due to the Interior Ministry, Pakistan and military operation in different parts is very safe and sound today. The main destinations of choice for tourists are Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore, Swat, and Rawalpindi.

Climate Of Pakistan

Climate is very unique in Pakistan, you will find cold chilled summers and mild winters in the different regions. In a general view, Pakistan is a warm country but it is harsh cold in the extreme north and hot on the south side. Due to climate changes, Pakistan is varied in its environment as it has less rainfall this year.

Best Time To Visit Pakistan

There is not a specific time to visit Pakistan as it offers the best sceneries with the magnificent colors that you will find anywhere. For the north side of Pakistan the best time to visit is April-September and to the south side is October- to March.  On the north side, one can find the utmost beautiful picturesque views and on the south, you will find heritage and culture.

Top Chain of Hotels In Pakistan 

For tourist who is visiting Pakistan, there is a large number of hotels with ultra-modern facilities for their prestigious guests. Rates can differ in different regions and on occasions like holidays, booking is preferable.

Distance between Different Regions Of Pakistan

Pakistan is a remote country and it is easy to find your way if the distance is calculated. So below are some measurements of routes in miles between different regions of Pakistan, have a look:


Here to There Distance  
Azad Kashmir to Balochistan 1,023 km 636 miles
Balochistan to FATA 651 km 405 miles
FATA to Gilgit-Baltistan 586 km 364 miles
Gilgit-Baltistan to Islamabad 288 km 179 miles
Islamabad to Karachi 1,141 km 709 miles
Karachi to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 1,226 km 762 miles
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Lahore 422 km 262 miles
Lahore to Muzaffarabad 324 km 201 miles
Muzaffarabad to Peshawar 179 km 111 miles
Peshawar to Punjab 333 km 207 miles
Punjab to Quetta 556 km 345 miles
Quetta to Sindh 501 km 311 miles


Saba Ghani
Saba Ghani

Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been the chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. You can catch her at [email protected] or Twitter

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