In 1947, Pakistan was created on the name of Islam and officially considered as Islamic Republic of Pakistan. It is the 6th most populated country of the world and 36th largest country of the world in sense of area. It consist an area of 796095 kilometer square. Alongside this, geographically Pakistan has greater importance to the neighboring countries. Some of the major facts of Pakistan are described below in this article.
Interesting Facts About Pakistan
Pakistan is considered as one of the pioneer in Nuclear technology among the Islamic states and 7th among the whole world. On 30th May, 1998, Pakistan successfully tested the nuclear weapons and listed among the nuclear countries of the world.
Highest mountain range of the world
K-2 which is considered as 2nd highest peak of the world located in Pakistan. In the most highest mountain ranges of the world, Himalayas and Hindu Kush 4 of the world’s top peaks are present in Pakistan.
Largest irrigation system of the world
Agriculture is considered as backbone of Pakistan and so that it requires a managed irrigation system. To fulfill the demands of agriculture sector Pakistan created it canal irrigated system with the help of 19 barrages, 12 inter river link canals and 43 independent irrigation canals having total length of almost 58500km. These canals are rooted all around the country and irrigated the cultivated land.
The 9th largest desert of the world is located in Pakistan border area and it is known as the Thar Desert. It is considered as 10000 years old and once it was the source of water for the Indus valley civilization.
World’s Youngest MS Certified.
Arfa Kareem Randhawa was one of the youngest Microsoft certified. In 2004 at the age of 9 years she gain the tittle of youngest MS certified. She is no more between us. She died on 14th January, 2014 in Lahore Pakistan.
Largest Ambulance Network
The wolrld’s largest ambulance network is belongs to Pakistan. It is managed by the Abdul SattarEdhi with almost 300 ambulances. They are not only providing the services in Pakistan but outside Pakistan like, UK,USA, Japan and china.
Khewara Salt Mines are considered as 2nd largest salt mine of the world. The reserves of the salt are considered as 600 million tons in total and the per annum production is almost 350000 tons.
Highest International Road
Karakorum Highway which connects Pakistan with china is considered as one the wonders of the world. It is constructed on almost height of 15397 ft. It is considered as one of the most visited site by the tourists.