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Multan
 General Information
 Country Pakistan
 Province Punjab
 Coordinates 30.2°′″N 71.45°′″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unexpected / operator Expression error: Unexpected / operator">Expression error: Unexpected / operator, Expression error: Unexpected / operatorCoordinates: 30.2°′″N 71.45°′″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unexpected / operator Expression error: Unexpected / operator">Expression error: Unexpected / operator, Expression error: Unexpected / operator
 Elevation 710 m (2,329 ft) AMSL
 Area 3,721 km² (1,437 sq mi)
 Calling code 061
 Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 No. of Towns 3 Towns
Makhdoom Rashid,
Qadirpur Ran
Basti Maluk) [1]
 Population 1,423,919 (2007)
 Density 838/km² (2,170/sq mi)
 Government
 Nazim (Mayor) Mian Faisal Mukhtar
 No. of Union Councils 4 Union Councils
Multan Cantonment,
Multan Sadar,
Shujabad
Jalalpur Pirwala
 Location
Multan (Pakistan )
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Multan shown on a 1669 world map
Multan shown on a 1669 world map

Multan  (Urdu: ملتان) is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan and capital of Multan District. It is located in the southern part of the province. Multan District has a population of over 3.8 million (according to 1998 census) and the city itself is the sixth largest within the boundaries of Pakistan. It is situated on the east bank of the Chenab River, more or less in the geographic centre of the country and about 966 km from Karachi. Image File history File linksMetadata ShahRukne_Alam_2. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... Currently, Pakistan is subdivided into four provinces, two territories, and also portions of Kashmir that are administered by the Pakistani government. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A telephone number is a sequence of decimal digits (0-9) that is used for identifying a destination telephone line in a telephone network. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Pakistan Standard Time (PST) is the time zone for Pakistan. ... UTC +5 is the timezone for : Pakistan Standard Time in Pakistan. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Nazim (Urdu: ناظم ) is the Coordinator of cities and towns in Pakistan. ... Union Councils of Pakistan are local governments in Pakistan. ... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Multan_pronunciation. ... Urdu ( , , trans. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Multan District is a district of Pakistan. ... The Chenab River (Punjabi: , , Urdu: , literally Moon(Chen) River(ab)) is formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers at Tandi located in the upper Himalayas, in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude this page lists lengths between 106 and 107 m (1,000 and 10,000 km). ...   (Sindhi: , Urdu: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ...


Multan is known as the 'City of Sufi Saints (Pir) and Shrines'. The city is full of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs. A network of rails, highways and air flights has well connected Multan to the rest of the world. Sufism (Arabic تصوف taṣawwuf) is a system of esoteric philosophy commonly associated with Islam. ... General definition of saint In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ... A Pir (Persian: پیر) meaning Old Man. ... Shrine is also used as a conventional translation of the Japanese Jinja. ... A bazaar is a market, often covered, typically found in areas of Muslim culture. ...

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History

Main article: History of Multan

Multan is one of the oldest cities in the Asian subcontinent.It was the capital of Trigarta Empire at the time of Mahabharta war. It has seen a lot of warfare because of its location on a major invasion route between South Asia and Central Asia. It is famous for its Sufi shrines. Map of South Asia (see note on Kashmir). ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a region of Asia from the Caspian Sea in the west to central China in the east, and from southern Russia in the north to... Sufism (Arabic تصوف taṣawwuf) is a system of esoteric philosophy commonly associated with Islam. ...


It is believed to have been visited by Alexander the Great. In the mid-5th century, the city was attacked by a group of nomads led by Toraman. For the film of the same name, see Alexander the Great (1956 film). ... Europe in 450 The 5th century is the period from 401 to 500 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian Era. ...


In the 7th century, Multan was conquered along with Sindh by the army of Muhammad bin Qasim, following bin Qasim's conquest, the city was securely under Muslim rule, although it was in effect an independent state.The city was attacked twice by Mahmud of Ghazni who destroyed the Sun Temple and broke its giant Idol. Sindh (Sindhī: سنڌ, Urdū: سندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhis. ... Muhammad bin Qasim Al-Thaqafi (Arabic: محمد بن قاسم) (c. ... Mahmud and Ayaz The Sultan is to the right, shaking the hand of the sheykh, with Ayaz standing behind him. ...


Under the Mughal Empire, Multan enjoyed over 200 years of peace, and became known as Dar al-Aman (Abode of Peace). The Khakwani Nawabs of Multan gave it a lot of financial stability and growth to the local farming sector. It was at this time that Multan was ruled by Nawab Ali Mohammad Khan Khakwani. As governor of Multan, he built the famous Mosque Ali Mohammad Khan in 1757 which remains to this day. Many buildings were constructed in this time, and agricultural production grew rapidly. Multan at that time included areas which are part of Vehari, Bahawalpur, and Dera Ghazi Khan districts. The city escaped the destruction brought upon India by the armies of the Afghan Nadir Shah, but it was ruled from Kabul by numerous Afghan dynasties for a while. Mughal Empire at its greatest extent in 1700 Capital Lahore, Delhi, Agra , Kabul, Lucknow and Bhopal Language(s) Persian (initially also Chagatai; later also Urdu) Government Absolute Monarchy , Unitary Government with a federal structure Emperor  - 1526-1530 Babur  - 1530–1539 and after restoration 1555–1556 Humayun  - 1556–1605 Akbar  - 1605... Nadir Shah’s portrait from the collection of Smithsonian Institute Nadir Shah (Persian: نادر شاه) (Nadir Qoli Beg (Persian: نادر قلی بیگ), also Tahmasp-Qoli Khan (Persian: تهماسپ قلی خان) also Nadir Shah Afshar (Persian: نادر شاه افشار) ) (October 22, 1688 - June 19, 1747) ruled as Shah of Iran (1736–47) and was the founder of the short-lived Turkic Afsharid... For other places with the same name, see Kabul (disambiguation). ...


After Punjabi Pashtun Ahmad Shah Durrani's dynasty went into decline, it was ruled locally by the Pashtun Khakwani and Sadozai chieftains. The Sikhs thereafter, attacked Multan and killed the Sadozai Nawab and took over the city. The Khakwanis had moved out of the city at that time and lived in small walled cities around main Multan. Ahmad Shah Abdālī (c. ... Language(s) Pashto Religion(s) Islam (predominantly Sunni) Pashtuns (Pashto: پشتون or پختون , also rendered as Pushtuns, Pakhtuns, Pukhtuns), also called Pathans (Urdu: پٹھان, Hindi: पठान ), ethnic Afghans,[10] or synonymously Afghans[11] (Persian: افغان ), are an Eastern Iranian ethno-linguistic group with populations primarily in eastern and southern Afghanistan and in the North-West... The Sadozai are a lineage of the Popalzay clan of the Abdali tribe of the Pashtun. ...


In the 19th century, the Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh conquered Multan and came to rule over the province of Punjab. Sikh armies under their General Hari Singh Nalwa defeated and killed the ruler of Multan Muzaffar Khan Saddozai. The Sikhs thereafter ruled Punjab till 1849 loosing to the British in the Second Anglo Sikh war. Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa (1791-1837), the great Sikh warrior was born at Gujranwala, Punjab and was the Commander-In-Chief of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. ...


Geography and climate

The city of Multan is located in southern Punjab province at almost the exact centre of Pakistan. The very next major adjoining city is Sahiwal. The area around the city is a flat plain and is ideal for agriculture. There are many canals that cut across the Multan District that provide water from nearby rivers. It is extremely hot in the summer. Multan is has several citrus and mango farms . It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.The climate in summer reached 52Ĉ in winter -2Ĉ recorded. Dusty winds blow in summer . This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Demographics

The majority of Multan's residents speak a language called Saraiki. The overwhelming majority of the people are Muslim. Most of the people speak Saraiki language with a good portion of the people conversant in Urdu. English is understood by the educated. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Multan has traditionally been a melting pot of several regional as well as distinct ethnic groups due to it location near four of Pakistan's main provinces and it historical significance as a centre of learning, culture. As a result, Multan of today consists of Baloch, Pashtun, Panjabi, Saraiki (a transition group between Punjabi and Sindhi), Afghan, Persian (usually the Qizilbash) and Urdu-speaking Muhajirs who recently arrived at the time of independence in 1947. The Baloch (Persian: بلوچ alternative transliterations Baluch, Balouch, Balooch, Balush, Balosh, Baloosh, Baloush et al. ... The Pashtuns (also Pushtun, Pakhtun, ethnic Afghan, or Pathan) are an ethno-linguistic group consisting mainly of eastern Iranian stock living primarily in eastern and southern Afghanistan, and the North West Frontier Province, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. ... Punjabi (sometimes spelled Panjabi) is the language of the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. ... ... Sindhis (सिन्धी, سنڌي) are an Indo-Aryan language speaking socio-ethnic group of people originating in Sindh which is part of present day Pakistan. ... Ethnic groups of Afghanistan (1980 map)  42% Pashtun  27% Tajik  9% Hazara  9% Uzbek         3% Turkmen  2% Baloch        Languages of Afghanistan (1980 map)  50% Dari dialect of Persian  35% Pashto  8% Uzbek  3% Turkmen  2% Baloch        The Demographics of Afghanistan are ethnically and linguistically mixed. ... This article is about the Persian people, an ethnic group found mainly in Iran. ... Qizilbash or Kizilbash (Ottoman Turkish/Persian: Qezelbāš, Turkish: KızılbaÅŸ, Azerbaijani: QızılbaÅŸ) - Turkish for Red Heads - name given to a wide variety of extremist Shiite militant groups (ghulāt) who helped found the Safavid Dynasty of Iran. ...


Multan is also rich in literature, there are many poets and other prominent personalities who are known country-wide. The city is notable for being the birthplace of the founder of Afghanistan, Ahmed Shah Abdali who was born in the village of Kiri Shah Husain Khan where members of his tribe still live. In Urdu poetry Asad Multani, Dr. Qateel Jaffri, Haider Gardezi, Aasi Karnali, Aslam Ansari, Arsh Siddiqi, Sahir Bukhari (Known as Sharif Bukhari), Iqbal Arshad, Arshad Multani, Hazeen Sidiqi, Anwar Jamal, Razi-ud-Din Razi, Ghazala Khakwani, Kashif Baloch, Sajid Nadeem Sajid Shaakir Hussain Shaakir and Riffat Abbass are popular poets of the city. Hafeez Khan, a leading short story writer, playwright, critic, research scholar and columnist and Mazhar Kaleem, the undisputed master of spy novels in Urdu literature also hail from Multan. Multan is also famous for its sufis. It is still the home town of Sheikh Amin, a present day famous sufi. Ahmad Shah Durrani Ahmad Shah Abdali (c. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Economy

Main article: Economy of Multan
Local billboards in Multan
Local billboards in Multan

Multan is a commercial and industrial centre, it is connected with the rest of the country through rail and air including the other industrial hubs such as Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Faisalabad. Industries include fertilizer, cosmetics, glass manufacturing, cotton production and processing, large textile units, flour mills, sugar and oil mills and large-scale power generation projects. It is famous for its handicrafts (carpets & ceramics) and cottage industries. There are hospitals, public gardens, and several colleges affiliated with the University of the Punjab. The University of Multan was established in 1975. Large, irregular suburbs have grown outside the old walled town, and two satellite towns have been set up. Mangoes of Multan district are well known. Famous orchards include Nawab Sar Buland Khan Badozai Mango Farm, Tareen Mango Farms, Khakwani Mango farm and alizai mango farm. Famous historian Dr Ashik Khan Durrani has also written a wonderful book on this subject, named Salay Aam'. Multani khussa (traditional shoes), embroidery on dresses for women and men, furniture and other wooden products, earthenware pottery, painted pottery, camel-skin ware (e.g. lamps), surgical instruments and carpets are a few of the city's major export items with a great demand within the country as well. Image File history File linksMetadata 9numberChungi. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 9numberChungi. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ...   (Sindhi: , Urdu: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ...   (Urdu: کوئٹہ) also spelled Kwatah city is a variation of kwatkot, a Pashto word meaning “fort,”. It is the largest city and provincial capital and district of Baluchistan Province, Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: فیصل آباد) is a city located in Punjab, Pakistan. ...

Mango trees are a large portion of Multan's export domestically as well as abroad

Multan is an important agricultural, industrial and tourist centre. Wheat, cotton and sugarcane are the main crops grown in the district. Moreover, rice, maize, tobacco, bajra, moong(lentils), mash(lentils), masoor(lentils) , oil seed such as rape / mustard and sunflower are also grown in minor quantities in the district. Mangoes, citrus, guavas and pomegranate are the main fruits grown in the Multan district. Additionally, dates, jaman, pears, phalsa and bananas are grown in minor quantities in the district. Mangoes:[2]Citrus kinnow:[3] Image File history File linksMetadata MangoTree. ... Image File history File linksMetadata MangoTree. ...


The Pak-Arab Refinery Limited is located in Multan]]. The White Oil Pipeline (White Oil Pipeline Project (WOP)) carries imported oil from Port Qasim to Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO) at Mehmood Kot, Multan[1]. Port Muhammad Bin Qasim is a port in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan located at , (24. ...


Educational institutions

Main articles: List of educational institutions in Multan and List of universities in Multan

In 1950, the then Governor Abdur Rub Nishtar founded Nishter Medical College, which became an affiliate of Punjab University. Renowned doctors graduated from this institution and have spread to all over the world. Legacy of its graduates resonates in the west, where a large number of these doctors have established their name in the different faculties of medicine.


Bahauddin Zakariya University formerly known as Multan University is the main source of higher education for this region. Among schools, various public and private schools provide education up to secondary level. One of them is Government Islamia High School at Aam Khas Bagh and Daulat Gate, which in spite of very limited resources, is providing opportunity for the poor students of this city to excel. There are several private schools and colleges which follow foreign curricula like the British GCE Ordinary Level/Advanced level and the IB within the city. The oldest of these institutes is La Salle High School(a school acknowledge as the best private institution) which somehow has lost its significance as schools such as Multan Public School, Jinnah Highs, Bloomfield Hall, Nishat High School and Beacon House have attracted high calibre students given their resources. Multan Public School with its 97-acre campus is one of the largest and better public schools in Pakistan. An Institute for Engineering and Technology called N.F.C. I.E.T. currently offers Graduate Degrees in Chemical, Electronic and Computer System Engineering. Bahauddin Zakariya University (Urdu: جامعھ بہاؤ الدین زکریا ) is located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Bahauddin Zakariya University (Urdu: جامعھ بہاؤ الدین زکریا ) is located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. ... The O Level (Ordinary Level) was a General Certificate of Education qualification in the United Kingdom. ... The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, usually taken by students during the optional final two years of secondary school (Years 12 & 13*, commonly called the Sixth Form except for Scotland), or at a separate sixth form... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into International Baccalaureate Organization. ... LA SALLE IS THE HOME OF THE LANCAHSSSS. TRACK LEAGUE CHAMPIONS. FOOTBALL CIF RUNNER UPS. WE RUN PASADENA!!!!!!!!!!! Lasallian educational institutions La Salle High School may also refer to the following educational institutions: La Salle High School (Miami, Florida), United States [1] LaSalle-Peru High School, LaSalle, Illinois, United States...


Famous People from Multan

The Multan Municipal Corporation Clock Tower
King's Mosque (also referred as Eid Gah Mosque)
Side view of the Shah Rukn-I-Alam mausoleum
Side view of the Shah Rukn-I-Alam mausoleum

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Sites of interest

  • Distances from Hotel Ramada® Multan
  • General
    • Multan Arts Council building - 1.24km
    • Old City - 2.00km
    • State Bank of Pakistan - 1.00km
    • Khooni Burj and gates of the Old City - 2.41km
    • Haram Gate - 1.76km
    • The City Hall, Multan Municipal Corporation or Clock Tower - 1.6km
    • Qasim Pur Colony, arguably the place where Muhammad Bin Qasim land his troops - 9.04km
    • Mumtazabad Colony - 7.77km
    • Mohallah Qadeerabad - 1.45km
    • Shah Rukn-e Alam Colony - 9.00km
    • Gulgasht Colony - 4.50km
    • New Multan - 11km
    • WAPDA Colony - 5.80km
    • Multan Cantt - 2.00km
    • Nishtar Hospital - 1.76km
  • Parks
    • Jinnah Park - 9.71km
    • Chamanzar-e-Askari (Lake) - 5.13km
    • Qila Kohna - 2.25km
    • Qasim Bagh (inside Multan Fort) - 2.50km
    • Langeh Khan Garden - 1.5km
    • Aam-Khas Garden - 3.19km
    • Cantonment garden (Multan cantt.) - 3.56km
  • Industries
    • Hussain Industries - 10km
    • Hafeez Ghee and General Mills - 16km
    • Mehr Dastgir Group of Industries [4] - 1.7km
    • Mahmood group of industries - 0.66km
  • Colonial buildings
    • Memorial Obelisk in Qasim Bagh commamorating the death of Lt Vans Agnew in 1847 at the hand of the Sikhs - 1.87km
  • Mausoleums
    • Mausoleum of Shah Shams Tabraizi - 2.25km
    • Mausoleum of Shah Gardez - 1.65km
    • Mausoleum of Hazrat Baha-ud-Din Zakaria - 2.15km
    • Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-i-Alam - 2.15km
    • Mausoleum of Syed Musa Pak Shaheed - 1.77km
    • Mausoleum of Bibi Pak Daman (Near Basti Daira) - 7.65km
    • Mausoleum of Hazrat Sher Shah Syed (Multan-Mazzaffargarh Road)
    • Mausoleum of Hazrat Makhdoom Abdul Rashid Haqqani (Makhdoom Rashid Road)
    • Shrine of Shahadna Shahaid (Near Delhi Gate) (shrine of a faithful disciple of Bahaul Haq)
    • Totla Mai (Near Haram Gate) 1.85km
    • Mausoleum of Shah Ali Akbar
    • Baba Safra (Near Eidgah) - 4.25km
    • Nuagaza tombs
    • Manka
    • Mausoleum of Makhdoom Jahania in Jahanaian
    • Mazar Baba Tal Shah
  • Mosques
    • Masjid Al-Khair - 7.76km
    • Jamia Zia-ul-Aloom - 2.15
    • Sawi Mosque - 1.2km
    • Mosque Ali Muhammad Khan
    • Mosque Phool Hattan Wali - 2.75km
    • Eid Gah Mosque - 3.82km
    • Jamia Khair-ul-Madaris - 2.15km
    • Mosque Ahmed Shah Abdali - 0.25km
    • Mosque Khalil - 3.90km
    • Baqarabad Mosque New Multan - 11km
    • jalal masjid Gulgasht - 4.50km
    • The famous Laal mosque of Shalimar colony where summer residents of Bokhari house occasionally blessed it by attending

Friday prayers Muhammad bin Qasim Al-Thaqafi (Arabic: محمد بن قاسم) (c. ... [[1]]Hussain Industries [2] is one of the biggest Textile Manufecturing Industries in Pakistan and was established in year 1994 with an aim to export quality home textiles, They hold ISO 9001-2000 certification by RWTÜV Systems GmbH – Germany located at Pakistan’s supreme cotton growing area of Multan... Hindus ruled over Multan for a thousand years but most of the ancient temples were destroyed during subsequent Muslim invasions. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Due to Multans rich heritage of Pirs and Saints, the city also has many mausoleums and shriness. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shah Ali Akbar, a descendant of Shah Shams Sabzwari. ... The long brick tombs generally known as Nuagaza tombs, or the nineyarder tombs. This term is generally applied, in the sub-continent, to the warriors and martyrs of Islam who, at the time of the early invasions of the Muslims fell in action against the Hindus. ... Outside the Delhi Gate, nearly twelve yards (351/2 feet to be exact) in length, there is a stone of chocolate color with marks of light yellow on it, 27 inches in diameter and 78 inches thick, with a hole through the middle 9 inches in diameter. ... The Multan Museum contains a fine collection of coins, medals, postage stamps of the former State of Bahawalpur, manuscripts, documented inscriptions, wood carvings, camel-skin paintings, historical models and stone carvings of the Islamic and Pre-Islamic periods. ... Multan also boasts of having some of the oldest mosques, which were once considered as the jewels of the city. ...

  • Sports grounds
    • Multan Cricket Club Stadium - 0.15km
    • Qasim Bagh Stadium - 2.5km
    • Divisional Sports Ground - 1km
    • Government College Cricket Ground (PCB Ground) - 0.15km

See also

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Muhammad bin Qasim Al-Thaqafi (Arabic: محمد بن قاسم) (c. ... Mahmud and Ayaz The Sultan is to the right, shaking the hand of the sheykh, with Ayaz standing behind him. ... Mughal Empire at its greatest extent in 1700 Capital Lahore, Delhi, Agra , Kabul, Lucknow and Bhopal Language(s) Persian (initially also Chagatai; later also Urdu) Government Absolute Monarchy , Unitary Government with a federal structure Emperor  - 1526-1530 Babur  - 1530–1539 and after restoration 1555–1556 Humayun  - 1556–1605 Akbar  - 1605... Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Punjabi: ), also called Sher-e-Punjab (The Lion of the Punjab) (1780-1839) was a Sikh ruler of the Punjab. ... Anthem God Save The King-Emperor The British Indian Empire, 1909 Capital Calcutta (1858 - 1912) New Delhi (1912 - 1947) Language(s) Hindustani, English and many others Government Monarchy Emperor of India  - 1858-1901 Victoria¹  - 1901-1910 Edward VII  - 1910-1936 George V  - 1936 Edward VIII  - 1936-1947 George VI Viceroy... Fort Munro lies on the Quetta Road at 85 km from D.G. Khan. ... A relief map of Pakistan showing historic sites. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... The Districts of Pakistan form the third tier of government in Pakistan, ranking as subdivisions of the provinces of Pakistan. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Nazim (Urdu: ناظم ) is the Coordinator of cities and towns in Pakistan. ... Multan International Airport (IATA: MUX, ICAO: OPMT) is an airport situated 10 km away from the city centre of Multan in Punjab, Pakistan. ... The Grand Trunk Road (abbreviated to GT Road in common usage) is one of South Asias oldest and longest major roads. ... For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). ... Bahauddin Zakariya University (Urdu: جامعھ بہاؤ الدین زکریا ) is located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Bahauddin Zakariya University (Urdu: جامعھ بہاؤ الدین زکریا ) is located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. ... The Pakistani cricket team is a national cricket team representing Pakistan. ... Inzamam-ul-Haq (Urdu: انضمام الحق) (born 3 March 1970 in Multan, Punjab Province, Pakistan), also known as Inzamam or Inzy, is a former Pakistan international cricketer who was captain between 2003 and 2007. ... Siraiki (Urdu: سراییکی ) is a language mostly spoken in the provinces of Sindh and the Punjab in central Pakistan by about 1. ... Over 98% of 166 million peoples of Pakistan are Muslims and Islam is the State religion of Pakistan. ... Shah Ali Akbar, a descendant of Shah Shams Sabzwari. ... The long brick tombs generally known as Nuagaza tombs, or the nineyarder tombs. This term is generally applied, in the sub-continent, to the warriors and martyrs of Islam who, at the time of the early invasions of the Muslims fell in action against the Hindus. ... Outside the Delhi Gate, nearly twelve yards (351/2 feet to be exact) in length, there is a stone of chocolate color with marks of light yellow on it, 27 inches in diameter and 78 inches thick, with a hole through the middle 9 inches in diameter. ... The Multan Museum contains a fine collection of coins, medals, postage stamps of the former State of Bahawalpur, manuscripts, documented inscriptions, wood carvings, camel-skin paintings, historical models and stone carvings of the Islamic and Pre-Islamic periods. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... // Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan with its population being the second largest in the world after Mumbai. ... // Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan with its population being the second largest in the world after Mumbai. ... For the capital of Pakistan, see Islamabad. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Location within Pakistan Coordinates: , Country Pakistan Province Constructed 1960s Union Council 40 UC (District Govt. ... Sindh (SindhÄ«: سنڌ, UrdÅ«: سندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhis. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about Hyderabad, Pakistan. ... Jacobabad is a city in the Sindh province of Pakistan, crossed by the Pakistan Western Railway and many main roads of the province. ...   (Sindhi: , Urdu: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ... Khairpur (Urdu: خیرپُور) (khÄ«r´poor) is the twelfth largest city in the province of Sindh in southeast Pakistan. ... Nawabshah Mudjamrao Road Nawabshah (Urdu: نوابشاہ) city (established in 1912) is located in the centre of Sindh,Along With Left Bank Of River Indus Near Sakrand Tehsel, Pakistan, and is therefore often known as the Heart of Sindh. ... Sukkur (Urdu:سکر, Sindhi: سکھر) is the third largest city of Sindh province, situated on the west bank of Indus River (Pakistan) in Sukkur District. ... Thatta or Thatto (Urdu: ٹھٹہ, Sindhi:ٺٽو) is a historic town of 22,000 inhabitants in the Sindh province of Pakistan, near Lake Keenjhar, the largest freshwater lake in the country. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... 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. ... Bahawal Pur (also Bhawalpur or Bhawulpore) (Urdu: بہاولپور ) is a city of (1998 pop. ... Chakwal (Urdu: چکوال) is the main town of Chakwal District, Punjab, Pakistan and is located 90 km south-east of the federal capital, Islamabad. ... Chiniot (Urdu: چنیوٹ) is a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: فیصل آباد) is a city located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... |- | Tehsil Nazim | Chaudhary Muhammad Azeem. ... Gujranwala (Urdu: گوجرانوالہ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1,132,509 (1998 census). ... Gujrat (Urdu/Punjabi: گجرات) is a city in Pakistan and is the capital of Gujrat District and the Gujrat Tehsil subdivision in the Punjab Province[1]. A person living in Gujrat is called Gujrati. ... 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. ... Mianwali (Urdu: میانوالی,Hindi: मियांवाली) is the capital city of Mianwali District in the north-west of Punjab province, Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... View of Mountain Valley from the Top Murree city (Urdu: مری) is a popular hill station and a summer resort, especially for the residents of Islamabad, and for the cities of the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Rahi Yar Khan or Rahimyar Khan (Urdu: ) is a city in the south of Punjab province in Pakistan. ...   (Urdu: راولپنڈی RāwalpindÄ«) is a city in the Potwar Plateau near Pakistans capital city of Islamabad, in the province of Punjab. ... Renala Khurd is a growing city in the north east of the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sargodha (Urdu: ) is the capital city of Sargodha District in Punjab province, Pakistan, it is located in northeast Pakistan, to the west-northwest of Lahore on the lower Jhelum Canal. ... Sheikhupura or Shekhupura (Urdu: شيخوپورہ) is an industrial city in the province of Punjab slightly northwest to Lahore in Pakistan. ... Sialkot (Urdu/Punjabi: ), the capital of Sialkot District, 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. ... Taxila (Urdu: , Sanskrit: , Pali:Takkasilā) is an important archaeological site in Pakistan containing the ruins of the Gandhāran city of Takshashila (also Takkasila or Taxila) an important Vedic/Hindu[1] and Buddhist[2] centre of learning from the 6th century BCE[3] to the 5th century CE.[4] [5... North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) is geographically the smallest of the four provinces of Pakistan. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Abbottabad (Urdu/Hindko: ایبٹ آباد) is the principal city of Abbottabad District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... This article is about the town of Chitral. ... Location of Haripur District (highlighted in red) within the North West Frontier Province. ... Kohat (Urdu: کوہاٹ) is a medium sized town in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Location of Kohistan District (highlighted in red) within 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. ... 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. ... Swat (Pashto/Urdu: سوات) is a valley and a district in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... Balochistan, or Ballsforchinstan, Balochi, Pashto, Urdu: بلوچستان) is a province in Pakistan, the largest in the country by geographical area. ... Gwadar is located on the southwestern coast of Pakistan, close to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. ...   (Urdu: کوئٹہ) also spelled Kwatah city is a variation of kwatkot, a Pashto word meaning “fort,”. It is the largest city and provincial capital and district of Baluchistan Province, Pakistan. ... This article is about the area administered by Pakistan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Azad_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, and is the capital of Poonch District. ... This article details only the area administered by Pakistan. ... For other uses, see Gilgit (disambiguation). ... Skardu Town as seen from the Skardu Fort Skardu (Urdu: سکردو) is the principle town and capital of Baltistan district, one of the districts making up Pakistans Northern Areas (also part of the Pakistani-administered part of Kashmir). ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Not to be confused with capitol. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bahawalnagar District (Urdu: بہاولنگر) is a district of Province of The Punjab of Pakistan. ... Bahawalpur District (Urdu: بہاول پور) is one of the districts of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Bhakkar District (Urdu: بھکر) is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Chakwal (Urdu: چکوال) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Dera Ghazi Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ غازی خان) is a district in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Faisalabad District is one of the districts of Punjab, Punjab, , Pakistan. ... Gujranwala District is a district in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. ... Hafizabad district (Urdu: حافظ آباد) is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Jhang District (Urdu: جھنگ) is located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... The Jhelum district (Urdu: جہلم) is situated in Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Kasur District is one of the districts in the province of ( Punjab , Pakistan. ... Khanewal is distric in the Pakistani province of Punjab. ... Khushab District (Urdu: خوشاب) is a rural district located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Lahore District is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Layyah Sadar Bazar (Main Bazar) Layyah Layyah District (Urdu: لیہ ) is a district in the Punjab, Pakistan. ... Lodhran District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... The district of Mandi-Bahaudddin is situated in Punjab and is bounded on the northwest by the Jhelum River, on the South-East by the Chenab River which separates it from Gujranwala District and Gujrat District and on the southwest by Sargodha District. ... Mianwali (Urdu: میانوالی) is a District in the north-west of Punjab province, Pakistan. ... Multan District is a district of Pakistan. ... Muzaffargarh is a mostly rural district in the south of the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... -1... Narowal District (Urdu/Punjabi: نارووال) is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Okara District (Urdu: ضلع اوکاڑہ) is a district of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Nankana Sahib District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Rahim Yar Khan district, one of the districts of Pakistan, is located in Punjab. ... Nankana Sahib District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sahiwal District (Urdu: ساہیوال ) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Sargodha District is one of the districts in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Sheikhupura District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... // Geography The Sialkot district lies south of the Gujrat district, the state of Jamu, and Kashmir, while Narowal district is to the southeast and Gujranwala district is situated to the west. ... Toba Tek Singh is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Vehari District (Urdu: وہاڑی) was created in 1976 out of the three tehsils of Multan District namely Vehari, Burewala, Mailsi and Sub-tehsils Machiwal and Gaggo of Sahiwal District. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This page lists articles on Wikipedia that are related to Pakistan. ... A relief map of Pakistan showing historic sites. ... Excavated ruins of Mohenjo-daro. ... Map of early Iron Age Vedic India after Witzel (1989). ... Founder of empires: Cyrus, The Great is still revered in modern Iran as he was in all the successor Persian Empires. ... For the film of the same name, see Alexander the Great (1956 film). ... Ashoka redirects here. ... A representation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka, which was erected around 250 BCE. It is the emblem of India. ... The Greco-Bactrian Kingdom (or Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom) covered the areas of Bactria and Sogdiana, comprising todays northern Afghanistan and parts of Central Asia, the easternmost area of the Hellenistic world, from 250 to 125 BCE. The expansion of the Greco-Bactrians into northern India from 180 BCE established... The Buddha, in Greco-Buddhist style, 1st-2nd century CE, Gandhara (Modern Pakistan). ... The Indo-Greek Kingdom (or sometimes Graeco-Indian Kingdom[2]) covered various parts of the northwest and northern Indian subcontinent from 180 BCE to around 10 CE, and was ruled by a succession of more than thirty Hellenic and Hellenistic kings,[3] often in conflict with each other. ... Tetradrachm of Menander I in Greco-Bactrian style (Alexandria-Kapisa mint). ... Boundary of the Kushan empire, c. ... The Courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, one of the grandest architectural legacies of the Umayyads. ... Muhammad bin Qasim Al-Thaqafi (Arabic: محمد بن قاسم) (c. ... For the English cricketer, See Vikram Solanki The Solanki or Chalukya is a Hindu Gurjar,Rajput dynasty of India, who ruled the kingdom of Gujarat from the 10th to the 13th centuries. ... The Ghaznavid Empire (سلسله غزنویان in Persian) was a state in the region of todays Afghanistan that existed from 962 to 1187. ... Mahmud and Ayaz The Sultan is to the right, shaking the hand of the sheykh, with Ayaz standing behind him. ... Coin of Muizzuddin Muhammad Bin Sam , circa 1173 AD - 1206 AD , Issued from Delhi following coin typology of Prithviraja. ... Language(s) Pashto Religion(s) Islam (predominantly Sunni) Pashtuns (Pashto: پشتون or پختون , also rendered as Pushtuns, Pakhtuns, Pukhtuns), also called Pathans (Urdu: پٹھان, Hindi: पठान ), ethnic Afghans,[10] or synonymously Afghans[11] (Persian: افغان ), are an Eastern Iranian ethno-linguistic group with populations primarily in eastern and southern Afghanistan and in the North-West... Lodhi (also sometimes Lodi) is a Pashtun tribe, most likely a sub-group of the larger Ghilzai of Afghanistan and Pakistan who were part of a wave of Pashtuns who pushed east into what is today Pakistan and India. ... During the middle ages, several Islamic regimes established empires in South Asia. ... The Delhi Sultanate (دلی سلطنت), or Sulthanath-e-Hind (سلطنتِ ہند) / Sulthanath-e-Dilli (سلطنتِ دلی) refers to the various Muslim dynasties that ruled in India from 1210 to 1526. ... Qutb-ud-din Aybak was a ruler of Medieval India, the first Sultan of Delhi and founder of the Slave dynasty (also known as the Mamluk dynasty). ... Khilij Dynasty Khilji or Khalji (Urdu / Pashto: خلجی خاندان) was a ruling dynasty that was made-up of ethnic ghilzai afghans(called pushtunes or pathans). ... Zāhir ud-DÄ«n Mohammad, commonly known as Bābur (February 14, 1483 – December 26, 1530) (Chaghatay/Persian: ; also spelled ), was a Muslim Emperor from Central Asia who founded the Mughal dynasty of India. ... Mughal Empire at its greatest extent in 1700 Capital Lahore, Delhi, Agra , Kabul, Lucknow and Bhopal Language(s) Persian (initially also Chagatai; later also Urdu) Government Absolute Monarchy , Unitary Government with a federal structure Emperor  - 1526-1530 Babur  - 1530–1539 and after restoration 1555–1556 Humayun  - 1556–1605 Akbar  - 1605... Nāder Shāh Afshār (Persian: ; also known as Nāder Qoli Beg - نادر قلی بیگ or Tahmāsp Qoli Khān - تهماسپ قلی خان) (August 6, 1698[1] – June 19, 1747) ruled as Shah of Iran (1736–47) and was the founder of the Afsharid dynasty. ... The Durrani Empire was a larger state that included modern Afghanistan, Pakistan, parts of eastern Iran and western India. ... Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Punjabi: ), also called Sher-e-Punjab (The Lion of the Punjab) (1780-1839) was a Sikh ruler of the Punjab. ... Belligerents Afghanistan British Empire Commanders Dost Mohammad, Akbar Khan John Keane, William Elphinstone Casualties and losses 7,000+ killed & wounded 5,062 killed Afghan civilians = Unknown British civilians = 12,000 killed The First Anglo–Afghan War lasted from 1839 to 1842. ... The First Anglo-Sikh War (1845–1846), resulted in partial subjugation of the Sikh kingdom by the British East India Company. ... The Second Anglo-Sikh War (1848–1849), resulted in the subjugation of the Sikh kingdom and absorption of the Punjab into lands controlled by the British East India Company. ... The Rise of Dost Mohammad It was not until 1826 that the energetic Dost Mohammad was able to exert sufficient control over his brothers to take over the throne in Kabul, where he proclaimed himself amir. ... Pakistani Baluchistan was conquered by the British Empire on October 1, 1887. ... The Rise of Dost Mohammad It was not until 1826 that the energetic Dost Mohammad was able to exert sufficient control over his brothers to take over the throne in Kabul, where he proclaimed himself amir. ... The All India Muslim League (Urdu: مسلم لیگ), founded at Dhaka in 1906, was a political party in British India that developed into the driving force behind the creation of Pakistan as a Muslim state from British India on the Indian subcontinent. ... Following are Fourteen Points of Mr. ... Minar-e-Pakistan, where Pakistan Resolution was passed The Lahore Resolution, commonly known as the Pakistan Resolution,[1] was the National documentation and a formal political statement adopted by the All India Muslim League at the occasion of its three-day general session on 22-24 March 1940 that called... This article is under construction. ... Combatants India Pakistan Commanders General K M Cariappa, Lt Gen S M Shrinagesh, Maj Gen K S Thimayya, Maj Gen Kalwant Singh Maj Gen Akbar Khan Casualties 1,104 killed[1](Indian army) 684 KIA(State Forces)[2] [3] 3,152 wounded [1] 1,500 killed[4] (Pakistan army) The... The Central Treaty Organization (also referred to as CENTO, original name was Middle East Treaty Organization or METO, also known as the Baghdad Pact) was adopted in 1955 by Iraq, Turkey, Pakistan, and Iran, as well as the United Kingdom. ... Combatants India Pakistan Commanders Joyanto Nath Chaudhuri Harbakhsh Singh Ayub Khan Musa Khan Casualties 3,264 killed[1] 8,623 wounded[1] (From July to ceasefire) 3,800 killed[2] (September 6 - 22) 4,000 - 8,000 killed/ captured[3][4][5] (July to September 6) The Indo-Pakistani War... Combatants Mukti Bahini India Pakistan Commanders Col. ... Combatants  India  Pakistan, Kashmiri secessionists, Islamic militants (Foreign Fighters) Strength 30,000 5,000 Casualties Indian Official Figures: 527 killed,[1][2][3] 1,363 wounded[4] 1 POW Pakistani Estimates: 357-500 killed[5][6] (Pakistan troops) 665+ soldiers wounded[5] 8 POW.[7] The Kargil War, also known... // Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan with its population being the second largest in the world after Mumbai. ... The Durand Line is the term for the 2,640 kilometer (1,610 mile) border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. ... National Parks of Pakistan There are 14 National Parks in Pakistan. ... The Arabian Sea (Arabic: بحر العرب; transliterated: Bahr al-Arab) is a region of the Indian Ocean bounded on the east by India, on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by Arabian Peninsula, on the south, approximately, by a line between Cape Guardafui, the north-east point of Somalia... The Clifton beach seafront, Karachi Clifton Beach, on the Arabian Sea, is a beach in Clifton, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, one of the neighborhoods of Saddar Town, Karachi. ... Sandspit Beach is situated north west of Karachi. ... Hawkes Bay or Hawkesbay is a popular beach and a neighborhood located in Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. ... ‹ The template below (Citations missing) is being considered for deletion. ... Indus River Delta The Indus River Delta occurs where the Indus River flows into the Arabian Sea in Pakistan. ... Guddu Barrage is a barrage across river Indus, near Sukkur in Pakistan. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The Kalabagh dam is a mega water reservoir that Government of Pakistan is planning to develop across the Indus River, one of the worlds largest rivers. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-sharing treaty between India and Pakistan. ... Schematic map of the Indo-Gangetic Plain The Indo-Gangetic Plain also known as The Kathwiarschi plains is a large and fertile plain encompassing most of northern and eastern India, the most populous parts of Pakistan, and virtually all of Bangladesh. ... Rann of Kutch on the Top Left. ... The Salt Range is a hill system in the Punjab region of India, deriving its name from its extensive deposits of rock-salt. ... K2, the 2nd highest of the world Broad Peak, the 12th highest of the world Pakistan contains five of the highest fourteen independent peaks in the world (the eight-thousanders) and many other high peaks, in the Himalaya, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, and Hindu Raj ranges. ... For the movie Himalaya, see Himalaya (film). ... Karakoram is a mountain range spanning the borders between Pakistan, China, and India, located in the regions of Gilgit, Ladakh and Baltistan. ... For other uses, see K2 (disambiguation). ... Nanga Parbat (also known as Nangaparbat Peak or Diamir) is the ninth highest mountain on Earth and the second highest in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. ... K2 from Concordia The Baltoro Glacier, at over 70 kilometers long, is one of the longest glaciers outside of the polar regions. ... The Sarpo Laggo Glacier (Sarpo Laggo: young husband) is a glacier in Pakistan, in the Karakoram mountain range of the Himalayas. ... The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains along the disputed India-Pakistan border at approximately . ... Broghol is a high mountain pass that crosses the Pamir and connects the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan with Chitral in Pakistan. ... The Dorah Pass, also spelled and pronounced Durah Pass, connects Badakshan in Afghanistan with Chitral in Pakistan. ... Gumal Pass is a pass on the border of Afganistan and the southeastern portion of the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. ... The Khyber Pass, also referred to as The Khyber (also spelt the Khaiber Pass or Khaybar Pass) (Urdu: درہ خیبر) (altitude: 1,070 m , 3,510 ft) is the mountain pass that links Pakistan and Afghanistan. ... Lowari Pass (or Lowari Top) (el. ... Mountain passes of Afghanistan Shandur Top (el. ... In recent history, the Pakistani political processess have taken place in the framework of a federal republic, where the system of government has at times been parliamentary, presidential, or semi-presidential. ... 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. ... The national flag of Pakistan was designed by Syed Amir-ud-Din Kedwai based on the 1906 flag of the All-India Muslim League. ... 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. ... Political parties in Pakistan lists political parties in Pakistan. ... Terrorism in Pakistan has been prevalent since the 1980s following the breakup of the nation into modern Pakistan and Bangladesh in the Bangladesh Liberation War. ... Pervez Musharraf has led Pakistan since 1999. ... The National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... The Senate of Pakistan is the upper House of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. ... The Parliament of Pakistan is known as the Majlis-e-Shoora (Council of Advisors). ... The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت عظمیٰ ) is the apex court in Pakistans judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. ... A jirga (occasionally jirgah) is a tribal assembly which takes decisions by consensus. ... Pakistan Air Force (Urdu: پاک فضائیہ, Pak Fazaya) (PAF) is the Aviation branch of the Pakistan armed forces and is responsible for defending Pakistani air-space from intrusions. ... This article is about the Pakistani intelligence agency. ... The President of Pakistan (UrdÅ«: صدر مملکت Sadr-e-Mumlikat) is the head of state of Pakistan. ... Pakistan had a parliamentary system of government that has been modified several times since its inception. ... The Prime Minister of Pakistan, in Urdu وزیر اعظم Wazir-e- Azam meaning Grand Vizier, is the Head of Government of Pakistan. ... The Chief Justice of Pakistan heads the Supreme Court of Pakistan. ... List of Mayors (Nazims) during 20th Century Karachi City Municipal Act was promulgated in 1933. ... Currently, Pakistan is subdivided into four provinces, two territories, and also portions of Kashmir that are administered by the Pakistani government. ... Demographics of Pakistan, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands. ... The Districts of Pakistan form the third tier of government in Pakistan, ranking as subdivisions of the provinces of 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. ... Telephones - main lines in use: 2. ... This is a list of companies from Pakistan. ... Islamabad Stock Exchange is the three largest stock exchange of Pakistan located in the capital, Islamabad. ... The Karachi Stock Exchange or KSE is a stock exchange located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. ... This organization, company, or building article needs to be wikified. ... PKR redirects here. ... A slum in Karachi, Pakistan with an open sewer running along the lane Poverty in Pakistan, is a major economic issue. ... History (First Project, Al Azam Square, Site Office, Karachi-1966). ... The Pakistan aviation industry was started up when Orient Airways merged with Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PIAC) to become the national flag carrier of Pakistan called Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). ... Airblue is a private airline based in Karachi, Pakistan. ... Pakistan International Airlines Corporation, more commonly known as Pakistan International Airlines or PIA (Urdu: Ù¾ÛŒ آئی اے يا پاکستان انٹرنیشنل ایرلاینز), is the flag carrier airline of Pakistan, based in Karachi. ... Pakistan Railways is the state-owned railway company of Pakistan. ... The logo of the Karachi Port Trust. ... Port Muhammad Bin Qasim is a port in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan located at , (24. ... The 17th Century Badshahi Mosque built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore The society of Pakistan (Urdu: ثقافت پاکستان), although relatively diverse depending on which one of Pakistans provinces, has been greatly influenced by the cultures of Central Asia and the Middle East. ... Lollywood (Urdu: لالیوڈ) refers to the Pakistani film industry, based in the city of Lahore. ... The Kara Film Festival is the only internationally recognized film festival of Pakistan, to represent Lollywood annually held in Karachi. ... Pakistani cuisine is a distinct blend of foods similar to those found in the cuisine of India and those found in Afghanistan and Iran, with strong culinary influences from the Middle East. ... Language(s) UrduLanguages of PakistanArabicEnglish Religion(s) IslamChristianityZoroastrianism An overseas Pakistani is a Pakistani citizen who has migrated to another country or a person of Pakistani origin who is born outside Pakistan. ... 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ShaikhSiddiqui Multan (2763 words)
Multan was sparsely populated by various Elamo-Dravidian and Indo-Iranian tribes for centuries following the decline of the nearby Harappa and Mohenjo Daro of Indus Valley Civilization to the east.
Multan was first visited by the Muslim arms during the reign of the Khalifa Abu Bekr, in 44 Hijri (664 CE), when Mohalib, the Arab General, afterwards an eminent commander in Persia and Arabia, penetrated to the ancient capital of the Maili.
From Multan he rose to be the Sultan of Delhi - Multan remained under the Tughlaqs until it was conquered by Amir Taimur in 1 397 CE During this long period the prosperity of Multan grew unabated.
Multan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2368 words)
Multan (Urdu: ملتان Sanskrit: Mulasthan मूलस्थान) is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan, and capital of Multan District.
Multan is known as the 'City of Pirs and Shrines', and is a prosperous city of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs.
Multan is a commercial and industrial center, it is connected by road and rail with Lahore and Karachi, and by air with Karachi, Quetta and Faisalabad.
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