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Pakistan, known officially as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populated country in the world. See the fact file below for more information about Pakistan.
Currency: Pakistani rupee
Population: 207,774,520 people
Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Area: Nearly 900,000 square kilometres
Religion: Predominantly Islam
Pakistan is a member of the United Nations, The Developing Eight, the G20, and many more. It has also signed the Paris Agreement, Kyoto Protocol, and several other agreements.
History Of Pakistan:
- The earliest known civilizations in Pakistan include the Soanian during the Lower Paleolithic Age.
- Old Hindu scriptures were found in the region, along with remnants of ancient empires and kingdoms.
- Various empires ruled in the area, including the Persians, Alexander the Great, the Maurya Empire, and the Indo-Greek Kingdom.
- The foundation of Pakistan was established when Muhammad bin Qasim conquered the Indus Valley.
- Islam began to spread in the region during the Early Medieval period, from 642-1219 CE).
- By the early 18th century, the region became influenced by Europeans; it was also during this time that the English East India Company began to create outposts and control the
surrounding coastal areas, the seas, and resources in the area.
- During the Colonial Period, The Muslim League, founded in 1901, fought for a society that embodied British values.
- The popularity of The Muslim League became so huge that it eventually won 90% of the seats in the 1946 elections, and led to the creation of modern-day Pakistan.
- Pakistan gained independence on August 14, 1947, shortly following World War Two, when it was expected that many British colonies would begin to crumble. The movement was headed by Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
- Pakistan had its first democratic election in 1970.
Geography, Climate, and Wildlife of Pakistan:
- Both the climate and geography of Pakistan are very diverse, with a wide variety of wildlife.
- Pakistan sits between South Asia, the Middle East, and Central Asia, and therefore is geographically and geopolitically important.
- Parts of Pakistan sit along the Indian plate, and therefore are prone to earthquakes, primarily in the Himalaya region.
- Pakistan’s landscape includes desert regions, hills, forests, and several others.
- Pakistan is divided into 3 geographic areas: the northern highlands, the Indus River plain, and the Balochistan Plateau.
- Some examples of flora and fauna in Pakistan include pine trees, juniper, scrub plants, deodar cedar, and spruce trees.
- Crows, hawks, eagles, and falcons can all be found flying around Pakistan.
- Animals found in Pakistan include jackals, snow leopards, a variety of bears, hyenas, porcupines, and many others.
Culture, Government, and Economy in Pakistan
- Pakistan has struggled to maintain a stable and consistent political landscape, as many of their struggles stem from their desire to regain the power they lost as a result of British colonization.
- The most important legal document in Pakistan is the comprehensive constitution, which was created in 1973.
- Pakistan is the Muslim world’s second most populous nation-state.
- Politically, Pakistan is the connecting link between China and the Muslim world.
- Agricultural exports make up only about ¼ of Pakistan’s GDP.
- The textile industry is important in Pakistan, and the cement industry has become the most profitable sector of the economy.
- Scientific and technological discoveries have helped Pakistan stay connected with the rest of the world.
- More than 60 languages are spoken in Pakistan, and 4 main ethnic groups, including Punjabis, Pashtuns, Sindhis, and Balochs.
- The Shalwar Kameez is the national dress of Pakistan and is worn by men and women. Shalwar translates to baggy trousers, and kameez translates to long shirt.
- Bollywood films are an important part of Pakistani culture.
- Pakistani architecture is very detailed and colourful.
- Typical Pakistani dishes include large quantities of spices and seasoning, such as garlic, ginger, turmeric, garam masala, and many others, and are usually found in dishes like curry, roti, lentils, and served with rice.
- Popular sports in Pakistan include cricket and field hockey.
This bundle contains 11 ready-to-use Pakistan Worksheets that are perfect for students who want to learn more about Pakistan which is known officially as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populated country in the world.
Download includes the following worksheets:
- Pakistan Facts.
- Pakistan Crossword.
- Create a Menu.
- Pakistan’s Independence.
- Haider Ali & Truck Art.
- Fact or Myth?
- Pakistan Wordsearch.
- The Kashmir Conflict.
- Unscrambling Activity.
- Design an Islamic Garden.
- The Pakistani Diaspora.
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