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

Pakistan was established in the name of Islam, a truly independent state where Muslim can practice Islam freely. Pakistan warmhearted welcome its minorities with their equal rights and they can practice their religion freely. Almost 6 million of minorities with different religion are living in Pakistan. The pure state is the first Nuclear Power is all the Islamic states having the 3rd largest armed forces in the world. Pakistan gains its lion share of the economy by 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 that was badly affected in the previous decade. But now gaining popularity with every single day. Pakistan tourism industry is flourishing as it welcomes thousands of tourist per year and adding up a large share in the country’s economy. Due to Interior ministry, Pakistan and military operation in different parts is very safe and sound today. The main destinations of choice for the tourists are Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore, Swat and Rawalpindi.


Climate is very unique in Pakistan, you will find cold chilled summers and mild winters in the different regions. On a general view, Pakistan is a warm country but it is harsh cold on 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.

Travelling Time

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


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 occasion like holidays, advance booking is preferable.

Fairness between Different Regions

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


Here to ThereDistance 
Azad Kashmir to Balochistan1,023 km636 miles
Balochistan to FATA651 km405 miles
FATA to Gilgit-Baltistan586 km364 miles
Gilgit-Baltistan to Islamabad288 km179 miles
Islamabad to Karachi1,141 km709 miles
Karachi to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa1,226 km762 miles
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Lahore422 km262 miles
Lahore to Muzaffarabad324 km201 miles
Muzaffarabad to Peshawar179 km111 miles
Peshawar to Punjab333 km207 miles
Punjab to Quetta556 km345 miles
Quetta to Sindh501 km311 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 sabaghani80@gmail.com or Twitter

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