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Pakistan

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The President of Pakistan (Urdū: صدر مملکت Sadr-e-Mamlikat) is Head of State of Pakistan. ... General Pervez Musharraf (Urdu: ) (born August 11, 1943) is President of Pakistan and the Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army who came to power in wake of a coup detat. ... The Prime Minister of Pakistan (Urdu: وزیر اعظم Wazir-e- Azam) is the Head of Government of Pakistan. ... Shaukat Aziz (Urdu:: شوکت عزیز) (born March 6, 1949 in Karachi, Pakistan) is the current Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Pakistan. ... Bold text Majlis-e-Shoora (Urdu: مجلس شوری) (Council of Advisors in Urdu, although referred to as Parliament) is the bicameral federal legislature of Pakistan that consists of the Senate (upper house) and the National Assembly (lower house). ... The Senate of Pakistan is the upper House of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... The current Chairman of the Senate is Muhammad Mian Soomro An Introduction Senate History & Introduction The 1970 Assembly framed the 1973 Constitution which was passed on 12th April and promulgated on 14th August 1973. ... The National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... These are the names of Speakers and Presidents of the National Assembly of Pakistan. ... These are the names of deputy speakers of the National Assembly of Pakistan. ... The Supreme Judicial Council of Pakistan is a body of judges empowered under Article 209 of the constitution of Pakistan to hear cases of misconduct against judges. ... The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت اعظمیٰ ) is the apex court in Pakistans judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. ... The Chief Justice of Pakistan heads the Supreme Court of Pakistan. ... The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan consists of 8 muslim judges including the Chief Justice. ... The Chief Justice heads the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan. ... There are four High Courts of Pakistan, these are based in the capital cities of the four provinces. ... The District Courts of Pakistan are courts that operate at the district level, they are controlled by the high courts. ... At the national level, Pakistan elects a bicameral legislature, the Parliament of Pakistan, which consists of a directly-elected National Assembly of Pakistan and a Senate whose members are chosen by elected provincial legislators. ... General elections will be held in Pakistan in early January 2008. ... Indirect presidential elections were held in Pakistan on 6 October 2007. ... Political parties in Pakistan lists political parties in Pakistan. ... The Pakistan Muslim League (Q), or PML-Q, is a centrist political party in Pakistan, dervied from the original Pakistan Muslim League which had laid foundation of the state of Pakistan. ... The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) (Urdu: پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی ) is a mainstream centre-left political party in Pakistan. ... Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) (Urdu: متحدہ مجلس عمل ) (United Council of Action) is a coalition between religious-political parties in Pakistan. ... MQMs Political Flag Muttahida Qaumi Movement (Urdu: متحدہ قومی موومنٹ) generally known as MQM or simply Muttahida, is one of the largest political parties in Pakistan. ... The Pakistan Muslim League (N) (Urdu: پاکستان مسلم لیگ ن) is a political party in Pakistan. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Political parties in Pakistan lists political parties in Pakistan. ... Currently, Pakistan is subdivided into four provinces, two territories, and also portions of Kashmir that are administered by the Pakistani government. ... The Provincial Governors is the head of the province in Pakistan. ... Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan. ... The Government of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) is in Peshawar, the provincial capital of the North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. ... ... Government of Sindh is based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. ... For the capital of Pakistan, see Islamabad. ... The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are areas of Pakistan outside the four provinces, comprising a region of some 27,220 km² (10,507 mi²). // The FATA are bordered by: Afghanistan to the west with the border marked by the Durand Line, the North-West Frontier Province and the Punjab... The State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Urdu: ), usually shortened to Azad Kashmir (free Kashmir), is part of the Pakistani-administered section of the Kashmir region, along with the Northern Areas; its official name is Azad Jammu and Kashmir. ... This article details only the area administered by Pakistan. ... The 2001 Local Government Ordnance provides for devolution of government to district administrations. ... The Districts of Pakistan form the third tier of government in Pakistan, ranking as subdivisions of the provinces of Pakistan. ... Union Councils of Pakistan are local governments in Pakistan. ... Pakistan is the second largest Muslim country in terms of population (behind Indonesia), and its status as a declared nuclear power, being the only Islamic nation to have that status, plays a part in its international role. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ...

Largest Cities

Karachi

Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan with its population being the second largest in the world after Mumbai.The city is called "The City of Lights" for its beautiful lights display at night. Located at the southern coast of Sind, this city is the 6th largest in the world according to the business, area and population.'


All Cities

Following is a list of the major cities in Pakistan organized by subnational entities:


Azad Kashmir

The State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Urdu: ), usually shortened to Azad Kashmir (free Kashmir), is part of the Pakistani-administered section of the Kashmir region, along with the Northern Areas; its official name is Azad Jammu and Kashmir. ... District Bagh was carved out of District Poonch in 1988. ... The Bhimber district was carved out of Mirpur district in 1995. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about Mirpur, a city of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. ... Muzaffarabad (Urdu: مظفرآباد, is the capital of the State of Azad Kashmir, located in the north of the state, which is the Pakistani-controlled part of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. ... Rawalakot (Urdu: راولا کوٹ) is a city in Azad Kashmir, Rawalakot is the capital of the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. ...

Balochistan

Main listing: List of cities in Balochistan Balochistan, or Ballsforchinstan, Balochi, Pashto, Urdu: بلوچستان) is a province in Pakistan, the largest in the country by geographical area. ... This is a list of all cities of Balochistan with a population more than 25,000. ...

Bela is the capital of Lasbela district in Balochistan province of Pakistan. ... See also: Book_of_Haggai Haggai (חַגַּי, Standard Hebrew and Tiberian Hebrew Ḥaggay) was one of the twelve so-called minor prophets and the author of the Book of Haggai. ... Chaman is situated at the border of Pakistan to Afghanistan ... Dalbandin is located in Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Dera Bugti is small village type of city, and mostly bugti tribe people live their, and Akbar khan Bugti was the rular of that area, nobody can happened without his permission, he captured the lands of the Bugti people, and there wasnt any Government employ can do without his permission. ... Binomial name Aquila audax (Latham, 1802) The Wedge-tailed Eagle or Eaglehawk (Aquila audax) is a very large Australasian raptor and the most common of all the worlds large eagles. ... The Dushi district (Pop:54000) is located in the central part of the Baghlan province, south from the Puli Khumri district. ... Gulistan or Golestan (Rose garden in Persian) can mean: The Iranian province of Golestan. ... Gwadar is located on the southwestern coast of Pakistan, close to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. ... Harnai is a small town located in Sibi District, Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Hinglaj is an important Hindu pilgrimage place in Pakistan. ... This geographical article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Jiwani is the most southwesterly city of Pakistan, on the Makran coast near the Iranian border. ... Kalat or Qalat (Urdu: قلات) is a historical town located in Kalat District, Balochistan, Pakistan. ... , Kanpur   (Hindi: कानपुर, Urdu: کان پور, spelled as Cawnpore before 1948) is one of the most populous cities in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. ... Kappar is a small town on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Copyright (c) 2005 Timothy D. Johnson Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... // History Geography Climate Economy Civic administration Transport Utility services Demographics People and culture Media Education Sports External links Further reading References ... Kohlu district is in the center of Balochistan province of Pakistan. ... Lasbela is one of oldest districts of Balochistan province of Pakistan. ... Loralai is a town and district of Pakistan, in Baluchistan. ... Mand is a village located in Jalandhar district in Punjab, India. ... Mastung District Mastung Valley Mastung, Pakistan (town) Category: ... NAL may refer to: The National Aerospace Laboratories in India The National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan The National Agricultural Library in the United States of America The Norwegian America Line Nakanihon Airlines, the Japanese airline which became Air Central Novell Application Launcher: a former name for Novell ZENworks The National... Mymensingh is one of the districts of Dhaka division, Bangladesh, and is bordered on the north by Meghalaya state of India and Garo Hills, on the south by Gazipur district, on the east by districts of Netrokona and Kishoreganj, and on the west by districts of Sherpur, Jamalpur and Tangail. ... Nushki in Balochi and Brahui it is known as Noshkay. ... Ormara is a port city located in Balochistan province of Pakistan. ... Panjgur District Panjgur, Pakistan (town) Panjgur Airport Category: ... Pasni is a fishing port and major town in Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Pishin, or Peshin is a district of Baluchistan with a town of the same name. ... Qila Saifullah is a small town located in Balochistan, Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: کوئٹہ) also spelled Kwatah city is the largest city and provincial capital and district of Baluchistan Province, Pakistan. ... Saindak is a town in Chagai District, Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Shahpur (or Shāhpur) is a city in the west Punjab, Pakistan. ... Sinjar (Kurdish: Åžingar [1]) is name of region and a town in northwestern Iraq in the Ninawa Governorate near the Syrian border, with an estimate population in the 2006 census of about 39,875 residents [2]. The wall and other evidence at a huge mound in northeastern Syria known as... HISTORY Sibi District was a part of Tall Chutiali ( Sibi, Harnai, Mach, Dhadar, Gandawa and Bhag Including Lehri) Separated to a full fladged District in October 1903 with headqueters at Sibi with composition of present districts Kohlu, Dera Bugti, Ziarat, Nasirabad, presently the District consists of tehsil Sib,Harnai & Lehri... Sonmiani is a launch site for sounding rockets in Pakistan at 25°12′ N 66°45′ E, approximately 25 kilometres north of Karachi. ... Kech or Turbat district is in the south west of Balochistan province of Pakistan. ... Uthal is a city in Lasbela District, Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Wadh is a town in the Khuzdar District of Balochistan, Pakistan. ... Zhob is small city in Balochistan, Pakistan. ...

NWFP

Main listing: List of cities in NWFP, Pakistan North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) is geographically the smallest of the four provinces of Pakistan. ... Abbottabad Bannu Batagram Buner Charsadda Chitral Darra Adam Khel Dera Ismail Khan Hangu Haripur Karak Kohat Kohistan Lakki Marwat Lower Dir Malakand Manshera Mardan Nowshera Peshawar Shangla Swabi Swat Tank Upper Dir Category: ...

Timergara Abbottabad (Urdu: ایبٹ آباد) is the principal city of Abbottabad District in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Adezai is a historical village in Pakistan situated just 25 km south of the historical city of Peshawar. ... Banda Daud Shah is a town in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Batagram district is located in NWFP, Pakistan. ... // History Geography Climate Economy Civic administration Transport Utility services Demographics People and culture Media Education Sports External links Further reading References ... Chakdara town is located in Malakand, NWFP, Pakistan. ... Charsadda چارسڈّہ is a a town in the Charsadda District, in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... This article is about the town of Chitral. ... Darya Khan is a town in Pakistan, in the Punjab province. ... Dera Ismail Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ اسما عیل خان) is a city in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. ... Hangu is a town in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Location of Haripur District (highlighted in red) within the North West Frontier Province. ... Kohat (Urdu: کوہاٹ) is a medium sized town in central North West Frontier Province in Pakistan. ... Kohistan is a Persian word meaning mountainous region or highland (Koh = mountain; -istan = suffix -land). ... Lakki Marwat was created as an administrative district on July 1st 1992. ... Latamber is one of the most popular ,historical & populated town of karak Distric N.W.F.P Pakistan. ... Lower dir in town in NWFP. Lower Dir enjoyed a status of a great independent state since 13th century covering the area of present Deer, Swat, Bunir and amb. ... // History Geography Climate Economy Civic administration Transport Utility services Demographics People and culture Media Education Sports External links Further reading References ... Location of Mansehra District (highlighted in yellow) within the North West Frontier Province. ... Location of Mardan District (highlighted in yellow) within the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Nowshera (Pashto: نوښار) (Urdu: ) - known locally as Now-khaar or Now-Shaar is the chief city of Nowshera District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: پشاور; Pashto: پښور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pekhawar in Pashto. ... Saidu Sharif is located at Swat, NWFP, Pakistan. ... // History Geography Climate Economy Civic administration Transport Utility services Demographics People and culture Media Education Sports External links Further reading References ... Location of Swabi District (highlighted in yellow) within the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Swat (Pashto/Urdu: سوات) is a valley and a district in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Upper Dir is an area in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ...


Punjab

Main listing: List of cities in Punjab (Pakistan) This article is about the Pakistani province. ... This is a list of cities and major towns in Punjab (Pakistan). ...

Akbars Fort at Attock Attock (Urdu: اٹک) is a city located in the northern border of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and also a border district on the river Indus. ... Bhalwal is a tehsil of Sargodha district in the centre of the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Bahawal Pur (also Bhawalpur or Bhawulpore) (Urdu: بہاولپور ) is a city of (1998 pop. ... Bhakkar (Urdu: بھکر, Seraiki: بکھر) is city in Bhakkar District, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Combatants British East India Company Sikh Khalsa Army Commanders Sir Hugh Gough, Major-General Walter Gilbert, Brigadier-General Campbell Sardar Sher Singh Attariwalla Strength 16,000 British, 66 guns 23,000 men, 60 guns Casualties 2,446 men killed, 132 officers killed, 1,651 wounded, 104 missing 3,600 total... Chakwal (Urdu: چکوال) is the main town in Chakwal District, Punjab, Pakistan and is located 90 km south-east of the federal capital, Islamabad. ... Masjid Noor Daska Daska is a small industrial city with a population of around 200,000 in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Darya Khan is a town in Pakistan, in the Punjab province. ... Dera Ghazi Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ غازی خان ) is located in Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Dina (Urdu: دینہ ) is a town situated in Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: فیصل آباد) is a city located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Fateh Jang (Fatehjang / Fatehjung / Fatehgarh / Fatehgunj / Fatehganj) is small town located nearly 25 miles (as the crow flies) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Rawalpindi-Kohat or Rawalpindi-Mianwali road. ... Ghakhar Mandi also known as Ghakhar City or simply Ghakhar (also spelled as Ghakkhar or Gakhar) is a small city in northeastern Punjab, Pakistan with a population of approx. ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a city population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ... Gujrat (Urdu/Punjabi: گجرات) is a city in Pakistan located in Gujrat District in the Punjab Province. ... Categories: | ... Hasilpur is a city of east central Punjab between Satluj River and the Indian border. ... Haveli Lakha (Urdu: حویلی لکھا) is a town around 180 km south west of Lahore, Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: اسلام آباد) is the capital city of Pakistan, and is located in the Potohar Plateau in the northwest of the country. ... Jampur is a small city located in the district of Rajanpur, south of Dera Ghazi Khan, in the centre of Pakistan. ... Jhang (Punjabi/Urdu: جھنگ) Jhang District is situated in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Mosque in Jhelum Cantt Jhelum or Jehlum (Urdu: جہلم) is a city in northern Punjab Province in Pakistan. ... Kasur (Urdu/Punjabi: قصور), the city of Bulleh Shah, located 55 km southeast of Lahore, is one of the oldest cities in Pakistan. ... Kamalia (Urdu: ) is a located in Toba Tek Singh. ... Kamokey is a Thesil of Gujranwala district located on the GT road approximately 40 km from Gujranwala. ... Khanewal (Urdu: خانیوال) is a district in the province of Punjab Pakistan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jaurharabad is situated in Disatrict Khushab. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the province of Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... Layyah (Urdu: لیہ ) is a city located in Layyah District, Punjab, Pakistan. ... -1... Lodhran is a district located on the northern side of River Sutlej. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mianwali (Urdu: میانوالی) is one of the north-western city in the province of Punjab, Pakistan Bordering Bannu, Lakki Marwat in west, Kohat and Karak in North west and D.I.Khan in southwest. ... Multan shown on a 1669 world map   (Urdu: ملتان) is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan and capital of Multan District. ... A major commercial city near Lahore, Pakistan, Muridke is situated on famous Grand Trunk Road and at the crossroads to Sheikupura, Gujranwala and Narang Mandi. ... Muzaffar Garh is a small city located about 25 kilometres away from Multan, Punjab. ... Okara is a yellowish pulp consisting of the insoluble parts of soybeans, which remains when pureed soybeans are filtered in the production of soy milk. ... Renala Khurd is a growing city in the north east of the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Rajanpur, 29:06N, 70:19E, is a city and the headquarters of the Rajanpur district and tahsil in the extreme southwest part of Punjab, Pakistan. ... An oldest School of Pirmahal On reaching Pir Mahal by train Pir Mahal (Urdu: پیر محل) is a town located in Toba Tek Singh. ... Rabwah (Urdu: ربوہ) is a city in the Punjab province Pakistan with a population of 48,700 (2003) people located near the historical city of Chiniot in the district of Jhang. ... Introduction Rahim Yar Khan district is located in Punjab. ... Rawalpindi (Urdu: راولپنڈی) is a city in the Potwar Plateau near Pakistans capital city of Islamabad, in the province of Punjab. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... // Safdar Abad Safdar Abad tehsil of the pakistani district of Sheikhupura its old name is Dhaban Singh Famous residents Mangat House Famous People from Safdar Abad Ch. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sargodha (Urdu: سرگودھا) city is located in Punjab province, Pakistan. ... Sheikhupura or Shekhupura (Urdu: شيخوپورہ) is an industrial city in the province of Punjab, in Pakistan. ... Sialkot (Urdu/Punjabi: سیالکوٹ ) is a city situated in the north-east of the Punjab province in Pakistan at the feet of the snow-covered peaks of Kashmir near the Chenab river. ... Sooianwala Chatha is a small town in Hafizabad District. ... Toba Tek Singh (Urdu: ٹوبہ ٹیک سنگھ) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Wah Cantt (Urdu: واہ) is a cantonment city located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Wazirabad (Urdu: وزیر آباد) is an industrial city located in Gujranwala District, Punjab, Pakistan. ...

Sindh

Main listing: List of cities in Sind, Pakistan Sindh (Sindhī: سنڌ, Urdū: سندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhis. ... Rahimyar khan. ...


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