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  1. 1. Pakistan Diego Serén Rodríguez 2014
  2. 2. Pakistan It is in South Asia. Pakistan is a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populous country and with an area covering 796,095 , it is the 36th largest country in the world in terms of area. Located at the crossroads of the strategically important regions of South Asia, Central Asia and Western Asia, Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east.
  3. 3. Pakistan Population: 180 million people. Land area: 307,374 sq mi. Languages: English and Urdu. Main cities: Islamabad and Karachi. Monetary unit: Pakistani rupee (₨) (PKR) Neighbouring countries: India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan. Government: President: Mamnoon Hussain.
  4. 4. Pakistan Additional data: Pakistan is a rapidly developing country and is one of the Next Eleven, the eleven countries that, along with the BRICs, have a high potential to become the world's largest economies in the 21st century. However, after decades of war and social instability, as of 2013, serious deficiencies in basic services such as railway transportation and electric power generation had developed.
  5. 5. Origins and history: Pakistan *On August 1947, the British Empire partitioned the British India into two independent and sovereign countries, India and Pakistan. * The partition created the inter-religious violence of such magnitude that exchange of population along religious lines became a necessity in each country. * Major violence erupted following the division of Punjab, Bengal, and Kashmir which escalated into leading to the first war between India and Pakistan. *With assistance and further United Nations (UN) and Soviet Union involvement the war ended but there is still an unresolved Kashmir dispute.
  6. 6. Pakistan Main cities: Karachi is the largest and most populous metropolitan city of Pakistan and its main seaport and financial centre, as well as the capital of Sindh province. The city has an estimated population of over 23.5 million people as of 2013,and a density of nearly 6,000 people per square kilometre (15,500 per square mile).Karachi is the 3rd-largest city in the world.
  7. 7. Pakistan Main cities: Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Located within the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), the population of the city has grown from 95,940 in 1951 to 805,235 as of 1998 making it the ninth largest city in the country. According to a 2012 estimate by the Census Department, the population of Islamabad including its surrounding territory has increased to 2 million and together with its neighbouring twin city of Rawalpindi.
  8. 8. Traditions: Pakistan *Festivals: * Pakistan celebrates several Muslim holidays such as Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha and Ramadan.
  9. 9. Pakistan Traditional food: Within Pakistan, cuisine varies greatly from region to region, reflecting the country's ethnic and cultural diversity. Food from the eastern provinces of Punjab and Sindh and Mughlai cuisine are similar to the cuisines of Northern India and can be highly seasoned and spicy, which is characteristic of the flavours of the South Asian region.
  10. 10. Pakistan Sport: Cricket is the most popular sport in Pakistan, while squash and hockey are also extremely popular. Traditional sports like kabaddi and other well-known games are also played.
  11. 11. Pakistan Interesting places to visit: The Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region.
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