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Pakistan

Pakistan
  • Capital

    Capital

    Islamabad

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:11

  • Population

    Population

    210.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +92

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rs PKR (rupee)

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Pakistan

Pakistan
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Islamabad

  • Local time

    Local time

    22:11

  • Population

    Population

    210.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +92

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rs PKR (rupee)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 239

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.94 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    494mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    803 940 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    11%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    2%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    47%

  • Railways

    Railways

    9255km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    9.63 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Punjabi
    Sindhi
    Pashtun

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 97 %
    Islam - 97 %
    Christian

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    57.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Punjabi - 48 %
    Sindhi - 12 %
    Saraiki - 10 %

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    935 800

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    0.1 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    41.9%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    8.1%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    9%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    270 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    textiles and apparel, food processing, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, paper products, fertilizer, shrimp

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cotton, wheat, rice, sugarcane, fruits, vegetables, milk, beef, mutton

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    land, natural gas reserves, limited petroleum, poor quality coal, iron ore, copper, salt, limestone

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    24%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    land, natural gas reserves, limited petroleum, poor quality coal, iron ore, copper, salt, limestone

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    47%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    166 298kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    147 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    9

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What not to do when visiting Pakistan

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Don't be surprised most businesses are closed on Fridays in Pakistan.

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Don't assume "no" means "no" - always ask at least three times as it's common to refuse few times before accepting something.

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Don’t forget greetings are usually between members of the same sex, but people in the middle class may greet also across sex lines. Women generally hug and kiss. Pakistanis ask about the person’s health, family, and business success during the greeting.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Pakistan houses the Karakoram highway, the world’s highest paved road by altitude above sea level.

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Don't wear shorts or tight clothing - it will attract unwanted attention

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Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public. Keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Don’t eat, drink, smoke or chew chewing gum in public during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Don't be surprised by occasional silence in discussions - it’s also a communication tool.

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Don’t necessarily ask about a person's wife or daughter - ask about the whole family or health.

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Don’t take pictures of military installations and nuclear sites - it’s illegal.

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Don’t drink tap water - use bottled one instead.

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Don’t give alcohol.

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Don’t eat, give or receive the gifts with the left hand - use the right hand or both hands. Gifts are usually not open when received.

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Don’t ignore the required security matters when tempting to visit Karakoram mountains - assisting to lost or injured visitors in such remote areas can be difficult.

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Don’t give white flowers - they are used at weddings.

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Don’t forget same-sex sexual conduct is criminalised in Pakistan.

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Don’t forget the monsoon season usually runs from late June to early October, particularly in Sindh and Punjab provinces.

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