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50 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know About Pakistan

In this blog, I'm gonna share you some interesting facts about the country of Pakistan I'm excited for this, hey guys welcome to Essay O Fest I hope you're doing great also make sure you read this blog till the end and if you love this blog and you want more facts about Pakistan or many other countries to leave a comment down below saying that you want more facts and with that said let's just jump into this blog.

50 Surprising Facts About Pakistan ☪

Number 1 Fact about Pakistan

Now the first thing I want to share with you is that Pakistan is home to the highest mountain ranges in the world in order from tallest to shortest there is the Himalayas with an elevation of 29,029 feet and then there's the Karakoram at 28,000 251 feet and finally, the Hindu Kush range all of which are located in Pakistan, as well as other countries of course now the second-highest mountain in the world, is known as k2 and it's a part of the Karakoram mountain range it's like heaven for mountain climbers like really.

Number 2 Fact about Pakistan

Now interestingly enough although Pakistan has not won a medal in the Olympics since 1992 that year they want a bronze medal for field hockey but we got the Olympics coming up in 2020 so I'm just wishing Pakistan the best of luck maybe this is their year to get another medal gold medal this time.

Number 3 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan also has the world's largest ambulance network Abdul Sattar Edhi founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network in Pakistan and this network is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records Abdul Sattar Edhi dedicated his life to the poor from the age of 20 years old when he himself was completely broke and sadly he passed away in the year 2016 at the age of 88 but his legacy still lives on.

Number 4 Fact about Pakistan

Now for the longest time I just heard the name Pakistan and I never really thought you know what does the name actually even mean outside of just being a cool word so I got curious and I found out of the name Pakistan actually has a great meaning it means land of you're in Persian and Purdue. 

Number 5 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan is also sometimes portrayed as the little brother of India at least to us living in the West anyways so some people have gotten the impression that Pakistan is a small country but that definitely is not true at all Pakistan is now the fifth most populated country in the entire world with 218 million people and that's growing fast also Pakistan has a total land area of seven hundred and seventy thousand eight hundred and eighty square kilometers.

Number 6 fact about Pakistan

Now a full name for the country is the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and it is unique among other Muslim countries because it's the only Muslim country that has and maintained a research center in the Antarctic and that is the Jinnah antarctic station or Jas for short.

Number 7 Fact about Pakistan

One of the eighth wonders of the world is a Karakoram highway now it is the highest paved international road and the highway can bring you from Pakistan to China and it is fifteen thousand three hundred ninety-seven feet high and 1,300 kilometers or 800 miles long it's also extremely dangerous as well because there's a lot of sharp rocks and turns and everything so drive on the highway at your own risk but it's still a beauty to look at and of course it gives Pakistan some bragging rights. 

Number 8 Fact about Pakistan

Now, what do you think does it right you probably think ah ok nothing grows there but actually that's not true in the THARPARKAR DESERT in the THARPARKAR district it's the only fertile desert in the world and it's also located in Pakistan the area is a Hindu majority region with the largest Hindu population in Pakistan now there are valleys and ridges that shoot up about 46 meters and when it rains these valleys become moist enough for grass to start growing.

Number 9 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan's flag symbolizes progress and light the national flag of Pakistan was adopted on August 11th, 1947 three days before Pakistan achieved its independence the flag has a green the background that represents Islam and the majority of Muslims in Pakistan with a white stripe on one side representing religious minorities and minority religions the white crescent moon symbolizes progress while the five red stars symbolize light.

Number 10 Fact about Pakistan

Now Pakistan there are 15,000 new babies born each and every single day that's roughly ten babies born per minute but yeah that's a whole lot of babies no wonder the country is growing so fast.

Number 11 Fact about Pakistan

The final thing I want to share with you guys is in 2012 the Institute of Business Administration gathered a poll from 125 countries and Pakistan came in fourth as the most intelligent country in the world it was said that Pakistanis are equal to the people of developed and industrialized countries when it comes to intelligence so yeah Pakistan not only a lot of babies are being born but a lot of intelligent people are being born in that country as well.

Number 12 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has the world's largest canal-based irrigation system.
Number 13 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan is the first Islamic country to achieve nuclear power.
Number 14 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan had an estimated population of 207,774,520 in August 2017, making it the sixth most populous country in the world, behind Brazil and ahead of Nigeria.
Number 15 Fact about Pakistan

The name Pakistan means 'pure country' in Persian and Urdu.

Number 16 Fact about Pakistan

Only two have received Nobel from Pakistan. Malala Yousafzai for peace in 2014, and physicist Abdus Salam in 1979.

Number 17 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan claims the world's highest ATM (automated teller machine). This ATM is operated by Pakistan National Bank and is installed at Khanjar Pass on the Pak-China border, at an altitude of 7, 10 feet above sea level.

Number 18 Fact about Pakistan

Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, is the financial center of Karachi and home to around 5 million people. It also has a large port. It was the first capital of Pakistan after the independence of Karachi and the 5th capital was shifted to Rawalpindi.

Number 19 Fact about Pakistan

India and Pakistan gained their independence in mid-August 1, 1947. The Indian Independence Act states: "From August fifteen, in 1992, two separate sovereigns will be established in India, known as India and Pakistan respectively."

Number 20 Fact about Pakistan

By the 6th, Queen Elizabeth II was the Queen of Pakistan. And former US President Barack Obama visited Pakistan on the 5th.

Number 21 Fact about Pakistan

Sugarcane juice is the national drink of Pakistan. In Pakistan, it is also known as "Roh".

Number 22 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan imposes a 5% advance fee on annual expenditure related to education, but only when the total expenditure exceeds Rs 200,000 per year.

Number 23 Fact about Pakistan

Airlines .. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was established on 23 October 1943 as Orient Airways. On 5 January, the airline was nationalized. The airline has a world record for the fastest aviation between London and Karachi. The record was achieved in 6122 after completing the aircraft in 6122, 5 minutes, 5 seconds, which remains to this day.

Number 24 Fact about Pakistan

Rare blind dolphin is a rare species found in the waters of the Indus River. It is the world's second-largest endangered freshwater dolphin species, the 'virtually extinct' dolphin of the Yangtze River.

Number 25 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan also wrote history with the youngest civil judge in the world. Mohammed Ilyas passed this exam at the age of 20 and 9 months and thus became the youngest civil judge in the world.

Number 26 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan 'Khevra Salt Mine' is the second-largest and oldest salt mine in the world.

Number 27 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has the only fertile desert in the world - Tharparkar Desert - located in Sindh province.

Number 28 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has the eleventh largest armed force in the world. It has 617,000 men in its army. The Pakistani military extensively supports UN peacekeeping operations.

Number 29 Fact about Pakistan

According to a survey, Pakistan has the world's top national anthem. Pakistan's national anthem is 5 seconds long.

Number 30 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has the seventh largest collection of scientists and engineers in the world.

Number 31 Fact about Pakistan

The longest glacier system in the world outside the polar regions - Biafo Glacier in Pakistan.

Number 32 Fact about Pakistan

The largest earth-filled dam in the world (and the fifth largest in structural volume) is the "Tarabela Dam" located on the Indus River in Pakistan. The dam was built in 1968 and 1976. The dam is 143.26 meters high and 2,743.2 meters long.

Number 33 Fact about Pakistan

Agriculture covers 25% of the total land area of ​​Pakistan. Pakistan irrigates three times more land area than Russia.

Number 34 Fact about Pakistan

One of the largest man-made forests in the world - Pakistan - Consolidated manga forest (12,423 acres in area). Named after two brother robbers, the healed manga forest was originally planted in 1866 by a British forest dweller.

Number 35 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan also has the World Cup number one professional squash Jahangir Khan. Between 1981 and 1986, he won 555 matches in a row (the longest winning streak by any athlete in any of the top-level professional sports recorded by the Guinness World Record).

Number 36 Fact about Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan is the second-largest capital of the world.

Number 37 Fact about Pakistan

For passenger trains in Pakistan, the railway uses a 5 ft 6 wide gauge, the size of a broad track gauge commonly used in the west of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Chile. Elsewhere it is known as the "Indian Gauge". It is widely available for the use of regular travelers anywhere in the world.

Number 38 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has some of the best-trained airmen in the world.

Number 39 Fact about Pakistan

Shah Faisal Mosque in Pakistan can have 1,5,3 worshipers at one time. It was the largest mosque in the world from 1986 to 1993.

Number 40 Fact about Pakistan

Till now Pakistan is the only nation in the world that has been established on the basis of 'religion'.

Number 41 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan is the only Muslim country after Turkey where war jobs have been introduced for women.

Number 42 Fact about Pakistan

Situated in Chitral district, Shandur Pass and Balouristan, Giza (Gerz) district of northern Pakistan, the world's highest polo ground are 1,700 meters. The traditional Tahoe Polo Festival has been taking place at the top of Shandur since 1936.

Number 43 Fact about Pakistan

Indonesia also has the second-largest Muslim population in the world behind Indonesia. Note that India is home to the world's third-largest Muslim population.

Number 44 Fact about Pakistan

On October 26, an earthquake measuring terrain in the Kashmir region of Pakistan had caused an earthquake, displacing about 1 million people.

Number 45 Fact about Pakistan

The majority of Pakistan's population is Muslim, with a ratio of .4.5%, while Hindus and Christians are the other.

Number 46 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan has earned a total of $ 1 billion in freelancing in 2017. Freelancing is a way of providing technical expertise through the Internet. Pakistan ranks fourth behind India, Bangladesh, and the United States.

Number 47 Fact about Pakistan

After the separation of India and Pakistan, the border of Pakistan was drawn on 7 August, 8 August.

Number 48 Fact about Pakistan

Gwadar port is the world's deepest port in the southwestern Arabian Sea off the Balochistan coast of Pakistan. The port size is 64 port1 square meters and has a depth of over 5 meters.

Number 49 Fact about Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto became the first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan and of any Muslim nation.

Number 50 Fact about Pakistan

Pakistan is the fourth largest cotton producing country in the world (2017).

so alright guys that wrap up this blog about ten surprising facts about Pakistan I had a whole lot of fun researching this one and filming it and I hope you guys learned something new and gained some new insights into the awesome country of Pakistan as always

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