Pakistan1Pakistan is in South Asia and was created from what had been the northwest side of India. It consists of several provinces, including Punjab, Sind, North-West Frontier, Baluchistan, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Islamabad became the active capital in 1966. In addition to modern government buildings it also features a wide variety of modern hotels, an international airport, and the nearby famous ancient city of Rawalpindi.

The population of Pakistan is estimated to be 135 million. PakistanPakistan was formed as an Islamic nation, and Islam continues to be the religion of approximately 95 percent of the population. There are also small groups of Buddhists, Christians, Parsis, and Hindus.

To find out more contact:

High Commission of Pakistan
4 Perth Avenue
Yarralumla ACT 2600
+61 2 6290 1031


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