Pakistan

Pakistan Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Pakistan, and Islamabad (GPS: 33 41 N 73 03 E), the capital city of the country which located in (the) Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north.

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Google Maps Pakistan

Once a part of British India, Pakistan was created in 1947 in response to demands for an independent Muslim state. In 1971, Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) became a separate state.

Pakistan is divided into three major geographic areas: the northern highlands, the Indus River plain in the center and east, and the Balochistan Plateau in the south and west.

The map above fully covers Pakistan with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any regions, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Islamabad or to the neighboring cities and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Islamabad, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Pakistan (PK).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Pakistan with its administrative divisions; 4 provinces, 1 territory*, and 1 capital territory**; Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas*, Islamabad Capital Territory**, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly North-West Frontier Province), Punjab, Sindh. Note: the Pakistani-administered portion of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region consists of 2 administrative entities: Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Pakistan, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

Pakistan is situated in the western part of the Indian subcontinent, with Afghanistan and Iran on the west, India on the east, and the Arabian Sea on the south. The name Pakistan is derived from the Urdu words Pak (meaning pure) and stan (meaning country). It is nearly twice the size of California. The northern and western highlands of Pakistan contain the towering Karakoram and Pamir mountain ranges, which include some of the world’s highest peaks: K2 (28,250 ft 8,611 m) and Nanga Parbat (26,660 ft 8,126 m). The Baluchistan Plateau lies to the west, and the Thar Desert and an expanse of alluvial plains, the Punjab and Sind, lie to the east. The 1,000-mile-long (1,609 km) Indus River and its tributaries flow through the country from the Kashmir region to the Arabian Sea.

Pakistan (area: 796 095 sq km / 307 373,87 sq mi), where the official language is English, Urdu, lying in Asia and using the currency; Pakistani rupee (PKR), since 1948, set their clock to UTC+5. That means they are 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Islamabad, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Pakistan; Temperatures can soar to 122°F (50°C) in south and west, and fall to –4°F (–20°C) in the Hindu Kush.

Geography in a nutshell; Indus floodplain across east and south. Hindu Kush mountains in north. Semidesert plateau, mountains in west.

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Driving directions Pakistan

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Pakistan above showing the country, located next to Afghanistan, China, India, Iran. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Pakistan are 30 00 N, 70 00 E while the capital, Islamabad found at 33 41 N 73 03 E.

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About Pakistan and the capital, Islamabad

Flag of Pakistan Schematic map of Pakistan
The national flag of Pakistan Borderline map of Pakistan
Flag description: green with a vertical white band (symbolizing the role of religious minorities) on the hoist side; a large white crescent and star are centered in the green field; the crescent, star, and color green are traditional symbols of Islam. Border length: total: 7,257 km. Border countries (total: 4): Afghanistan 2,670 km, China 438 km, India 3,190 km, Iran 959 km.

Did you know about Pakistan?

  • Once a part of British India, Pakistan was created in 1947 as an independent Muslim state. Today, it is divided into four provinces.
  • n 1988, Pakistan elected Benazir Bhutto as the first female prime minister in the Muslim world.
  • An important cotton-producer, Pakistan has developed a large textile industry around this.

Facts of Pakistan (PK)

Name conventional long form: Islamic Republic of Pakistan, conventional short form: Pakistan, local long form: Jamhuryat Islami Pakistan, local short form: Pakistan, former: West Pakistan, etymology: the word “pak” means “pure” in Persian or Pashto, while the Persian suffix “-stan” means “place of” or “country,” so the word Pakistan literally means “Land of the pure”
Codes: ISO; PK, Internet; .pk
Capital city: Islamabad
Language(s): Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official language) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official language; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
National holiday(s): Pakistan Day (also referred to as Pakistan Resolution Day or Republic Day), 23 March (1940)
Motto: Iman, Ittehad, Nazm (Faith, Unity, Discipline)
Currency: Pakistani rupee (PKR), since 1948
GPS: 30 00 N, 70 00 E, Islamabad; 33 41 N 73 03 E
Location: Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north
Geography note: controls Khyber Pass and Bolan Pass, traditional invasion routes between Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
Land boundaries: Afghanistan 2,670 km, China 438 km, India 3,190 km, Iran 959 km, total: 7,257 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 1,046 km
Area: total: 796,095 sq km; land: 770,875 sq km, water: 25,220 sq km (total 307 373,87 mi2), slightly more than five times the size of Georgia; slightly less than twice the size of California.
Roadways: total: 263,942 km, paved: 185,063 km (includes 708 km of expressways), unpaved: 78,879 km (2014)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+5, 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Pakistan: 200 813 818
Population in Islamabad: 601 600 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 38.8% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: Karachi 16.618 million; Lahore 8.741 million; Faisalabad 3.567 million; Rawalpindi 2.506 million; Multan 1.921 million; ISLAMABAD (capital) 1.365 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 1.45% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 22.3 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 6.4 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 31.99% (male 33,195,073 / female 31,429,440) 15-24 years: 21.31% (male 22,194,064 / female 20,845,816) 25-54 years: 36.87% (male 38,680,978 / female 35,794,333) 55-64 years: 5.43% (male 5,498,126 / female 5,463,453) 65 years and over: 4.4% (male 4,139,899 / female 4,754,358) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 23.4 years; male: 23.3 years, female: 23.4 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Punjabi 44.68%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.42%, Sindhi 14.1%, Sariaki 8.38%, Muhajirs 7.57%, Balochi 3.57%, other 6.28%
Religions: Muslim (official) 96.4% (Sunni 85-90%, Shia 10-15%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 3.6% (2010 estimate)
Government type: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Legal system: common law system with Islamic law influence
National anthem: Qaumi Tarana (The National Anthem)
Known national hazards: frequent earthquakes, occasionally severe especially in north and west; flooding along the Indus after heavy rains (July and August)
Major infectious diseases: The degree of risk(s): high food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malariaanimal contact disease: rabies (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 35.2%; arable land 27.6%; permanent crops 1.1%; permanent pasture 6.5%; forest: 2.1%; other: 62.7% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: cotton, wheat, rice, sugarcane, fruits, vegetables; milk, beef, mutton, eggs
Industries: textiles and apparel, food processing, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, paper products, fertilizer, shrimp
Export commodities: textiles (garments, bed linen, cotton cloth, yarn), rice, leather goods, sporting goods, chemicals, manufactures, carpets and rugs
Main export partners: US 13.1%, UAE 9.1%, Afghanistan 9.1%, China 8.8%, UK 5.4%, Germany 4.9% (2015)
Import commodities:
petroleum, petroleum products, machinery, plastics, transportation equipment, edible oils, paper and paperboard, iron and steel, tea
Main import partners: China 28.1%, Saudi Arabia 10.9%, UAE 10.8%, Kuwait 5.6% (2015)

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