all about Pakistan !!!
Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign
state on 14th August 1947, as a result of the division of former
British India. It gained independence from the British Empire through
a long struggle by the people of the this region. This struggle
was lead by Quaid-e-Azam Mr. Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Mr. Muhammad Ali
Jinnah went on to become the first Governor General of Pakistan.
was the first country in the world which came into existence as
a Muslim Country with the clear strategy to provide equal rights
for the followers of other religions.
lies between 23-35 to 37- 05 north latitude and 60-50 to 77- 50
east longitude touching the Hindukush Mountains in the north and
extending from the Pamirs to the Arabian Sea.
Pakistan covers 796,095 sq.km with a population of 132.35 million
according to population census 1998. It is divided into four provinces:
North West Frontier Province
Climatically, Pakistan enjoys a considerable measure of variety. North
and north western high mountainous ranges are extremely cold in winter
while the summer months of April to September are very pleasant.
The country has an agricultural economy with a network of canals
irrigating a major part of its cultivated land. Wheat, cotton, rice,
millet and sugar cane are the major crops. Among fruits: mangos,
oranges, bananas and apples are grown in abundance in different
parts of the country. The main natural resources are natural gas,
coal, salt and iron. The country has an expanding industry. Cotton,
Textiles, sugar, cement, and chemicals play an important role in
The country comprises of a vast area that was the great center of
ancient civilizations of the world. Its historical sites beginning
with stone-age to Twentieth Century A.D are a mirror of the life
of its people who were, by nature, simple, virile, hospitable and
hard working. Ancient sites excavated in Taxila, Harappa, and Moenjodaro
speak volumes for Pakistan’s rich cultural background dating
back to 3,000 B.C.
Introduction to MeraPakistan
This site is intended to visualize the best of Pakistan. We also like
to assist our valued coutrymen through the resource available from the
best Pakistani professionals.
Our area of focus will be mainly on the provision of educational resources,
listing of valuable articles, details about tourist resorts of Pakistan,
brief travelogues, pictures of Pakistan and some entertainment stuff.
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of articles, pics and travelogues from our valued visitors are also welcome
and should be sent at the address stated above. However, please be specific
about your contributions, we will encourage the contributions which are
healthy and patriotic.