” INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUTS ABOUT PAKISTAN “
Pakistan, officially The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a soverign country in the South Asia. The land comprises of people of different Cultures, Languages, Ethics, Life style, Casts, Religion and Sects, but collectively they are regarded as “Pakistanis” around the world and in country as well. The first Atomic Muslim country. Pakistan is among the most renowed country due to its extravagant production and lavish quality of fruits, cotton, grains and vegetables for their residents and for export aswell.
This land gave birth to the most finest and remarkable legends in all fields of life. Whole world is quite aware about the talent and skills of of Pakistanis as they wicked themselves in every aspect of life even they are the residents of other countries but they made proud of their country.
Here are some facts of Pakistan and Pakistanis that’ll blow your mind and you’ll feel proud to be a part of this amazing country.
1. Pakistan is the 6th largest nation of the world containing one of the oldest civilizations in history.
2.Pakistan holds four out of fourteen highest peaks in the world. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world.
3.Pakistan has world’s largest irrigation system.
4.The world’s largest deep sea port, Gawadar is in Pakistan.
5.The world’s highest paved international road, The Karakoram Highway, is in Pakistan which is the eighth wonder of the world.
6.Khewra salt mine, the second largest salt mine in the world is in Pakistan.
7.Thar Desert, is one of the largest deserts is in Pakistan.
8.World’s highest Polo ground is in Pakistan where Shundur Polo festival is being organized.
9.One of the best trained air force pilots in the world are in Pakistan.
10.Pakistan’s national anthem tune ranks first in the top three tunes of the world.
11.Pakistan is the first Islamic country to attain nuclear power.
12.Edhi is running the World’s largest Ambulance network.
13.World’s youngest certified Microsoft Experts Arfa Kareem (Late) and Babar Iqbal are from Pakistan.
14.Fourth largest broadband internet system of world is in Pakistan.
15.World’s largest deep sea port is Gawadar.
16.About 50% of the world’s footballs are made in Pakistan.
17.Pakistan has world’s youngest civil judge, Muhammad Illyas.
18.Dr. Abdus Salam – Nobel prize winner (Physics 1979).
19.LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences) attracts students from Middle East, the Far East, Central Asia, and other parts of South Asia.
20.Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, hailed as the most important Qawwali singer of the 20th century and received many awards around the globe such as The “Legends” award at the UK Asian Music Awards (2005).
21.Pakistan is World’s 7th largest Pool of Scientists and Engineer.
22.The Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad can accommodate almost 100,000 worshipers. Completed in 1976, it could at that time probably hold the city’s entire population.
23.Air Commodore MM ALAM (Late) has a world record of shooting down 5 planes in less than a Minute.
24.Pakistan is the 38th largest country in the world.
25.Pakistan’s national sport is field hockey.
26.The country has had a lot of success in the sport having won the Olympic gold medal 3 times in 1960, 1968, and 1984, and the Hockey World Cup 4 times in 1971, 1978, 1982, and 1994.
27.World’s largest milk processing plant with Nestle.
28.ISI Pakistan’s top intelligence service of the world.
29.Sixth nuclear power of the world.
30.Largest producer of chickpeas.
31.A rare specie of Dolphin known as Indus River Dolphin or Blind Dolphin lies in waters of Indus River.
32.River Indus of Pakistan is the 21st Longest River of World.
33.Pakistan is proud world record holder of over 500,000 trees planted in a day.
34.Pakistan is proud owner of Most Men’s Squash World Team Titles.
35.Pakistan is proud owner of Tallest cake World Record.
36.Pakistan is the second-most populous Muslim-majority country and also has the second-largest Shia population in the world.
37.Lalazar often termed as most beautiful place on earth.
38. Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto (late) was the first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan in the history of Muslim world.
39. Pakistanis ranks number one in the world’s Happiest nations.
40. Pakistan Special Services Group (SSG) Commandos ranks number one commondos in the whole world.
41. Pakistan Army is the second best Army in the world.
Written by : Syeda Sana Zehra