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Remarkable History of Pakistan

The creation of Pakistan was unique in the sense that it was based on an ideology which sought its roots from the religion of Islam. The famous slogan (Pakistan ka Matlab kya La Ilaha-Illallah) becomes the core of the freedom movement and the basis of Pakistan.

Official Name of Pakistan

Islamic Republic of Pakistan (emerged on the world map as an independent state in 14 August 1947).

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National Hero’s of Pakistan

Founder of Pakistan

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah

“The Great Leader”
was born in Karachi 25 December 1876 and
died in 11 September 1948.


National Poet

Allama DR. Muhammad Iqbal

“The Great Poet”
was born in Sialkot on 9 November 1877 and
died in Lahore on 21 April 1938.

  • Sir Aga Khan III (Head of the delegation)
  • Liaquat Ali Khan (First Prime Minister of Pakistan)
  • Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk
  • Maulvi Hafiz Hakim Ajmal Khan
  • Maulvi Syed Karamat Husain
  • Maulvi Sharifuddin
  • Nawab Syed Sardar Ali Khan
  • Syed Abdul Rauf
  • Maulvi Habiburrehman Khan
  • Sahibzada Aftab Ahmed Khan
  • Khan Bahadur Shaikh Ghulam Sadiq.
  • Abdul Salam Khan
  • Raees Muhammed Ahtasham Ali
  • Khan Bahadur Muhammad Muzammilullah Khan
  • Haji Muhammed Ismail Khan
  • Shehzada Bakhtiar Shah
  • Malik Umar Hayat Khan Tiwana
  • Khan Bahadur Muhammed Shah Deen
  • Khan Bahadur Syed Nawab Ali Chaudhary
  • Nawab Bahadur Mirza Shuja’at Ali Baig
  • Nawab Nasir Hussain Khan Bahadur
  • Khan Bahadur Mian Muhammad Shafi
  • Syed Nabiullah
  • Khan Bahadur Syed Ameer Hassan Khan
  • Syed Muhammed Imam
  • Nawab Sarfaraz Hussain Khan Bahadur
  • Maulvi Rafeeuddin Ahmed
  • Khan Bahadur Ahmed Muhaeeuddin
  • Ibraheem Bhai Adamjee Pirbha
  • Maulvi Abdul Raheem
  • Syed Allahdad Shah
  • Maulana H. M. Malik
  • Khan Bahadur Col. Abdul Majeed Khan
  • Khan Bahadur Khawaja Yousuf Shah
  • Khalifa Syed Muhammed Khan Bahadur

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Languages in Pakistan

Urdu is the National Language of pakistan
while English use as Official Language But
the following are the regional laguages spoken in pakistan.

  • 1.

    Panjabi

  • 2.

    Sindhi

  • 3.

    Balochi

  • 4.

    Kashmiri

  • 5.

    Brahui

  • 6.

    Shina

  • 7.

    Balti

  • 8.

    Khowar

  • 9.

    Burushaski

Rivers

Pakistan has five major rivers these are

  • 1.

    The Indus: 2896 km

  • 2.

    Jhelum: 825 km

  • 3.

    Chenab: 1242 km

  • 4.

    Ravi: 901 km

  • 5.

    Sutlej: 1551 km

Famous Mountains Range

  • 1.

    The Hindukush

  • 2.

    he Himalaya

  • 3.

    The Karakoram

  • 4.

    The Pamirs

Capital of Pakistan

Islamabad is the capital of pakistan

Provinces of Pakistan

Pakistan has four provinces.

  • 1.

    Baluchistan

  • 2.

    KheberPukhton Khowa(KPK)

  • 3.

    Punjab

  • 4.

    Sindh

Area

Total area 881,888 Sq. km

  • 1.

    Punjab: 205,344 Sq. Km

  • 2.

    Sindh: 140,914 Sq. Km

  • 3.

    alochistan: 347,190 Sq. Km

  • 4.

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK): 74,521 Sq. Km

  • 5.

    Islamabad (Capital): 906 Sq. Km

Population

The population of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is estimated to be about 180.44 million people (Pakistan Population 2013)

State Emblem

  • 1.

    Faith

  • 2.

    Unity

  • 3.

    Discipline

National Anthem

Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez Jullundhri and tune by Ahmed G. Chagla

National Animal

The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan that is found northern Pakistan (Gilgit-Baltistan)

National Flower

The national flower of the country is Jasmine or Chambeli, which is called the national flower of Pakistan.

National Bird

Chakor (Red-legged partridge)

Holidays in Pakistan

5Th February

Youm-e-Yekjehty-e-Kashmir

(Protest against Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir.)

23rd March

Youm-e-Pakistan

(Commemorates the Lahore Resolution, which formally demanded an independent Muslim-majority state to be created out of the British Indian Empire; the republic was also declared on this day in 1956)

1st May

Youm-e-Mazdoor

Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of Pakistani workers

14th August

Youm-e-Azadi

(Marking Pakistani independence from the United Kingdom in 1947)

6th September

Youm-e-Difa

(Commemorates the official start of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965)

9th November

Youm-e-Iqbal

(Birthday of national poet Muhammad Iqbal)

25th December

Youm-e-Viladat-e-Quaid-e-Azam

(Birthday of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan)

11 September

Quaid-e-Azam ki Youm-e-Wafaat

(Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam)


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