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PAKISTAN Land of the Pure

Located in South East


Asia
Created on August
14, 1947
Population 170 million
people
Official language Urdu
Capital Islamabad
7th largest Army
6th nuclear country
Education
More than 132 universities
Parallel education system, public
and private
Ali Moeen Nawazish - Guinness
Book of World Records with 23
subjects in A-levels
Sports
National game Field Hockey
Most popular game Cricket
Won the Cricket World Cup in
1992 and T-20 World Cup in 2009
Music
There are four main families of
musical instruments in Pakistan
and more than six hundred
Pakistani musical instruments;
the most well known are
the sitar, tabla, rabab, dhool and
bansuri.
THE FOUR PROVINCES OF
PAKISTAN
Punjab
Punjab
1. Punjab is the most
populous province of Pakistan, with
approximately 56% of the country's
total population
2. The main languages
are Punjabi and Saraiki
3. Lahore has traditionally been the
capital of Punjab for a thousand
years; it is Punjab's main
cultural, historical, administrative
and economic center.
BADSHAHI MOSQUE
Sindh
Sindh
1. Geographically it is the third largest
province of Pakistan
2. It is hot in the summer and mild in
winter.
3. Sindhi is the sole official language
4. Karachi is the largest
city, main seaport and the as well as
the capital of the province of Sindh.
5. It was the original capital of Pakistan
until the construction of Islamabad
KPK
KPK

Previously known as the North-West Frontier


Province
The main ethnic group in the province is
the Pashtuns
The principal language is Pashto
Tribal system
Most beautiful province
Kalash Tribe
Balochistan
Balochistan

Balochistan is the
largest province (by
area) of Pakistan

Scarcely populated
Pakistani cuisine
Refined blend of varous regional
cooking traditions of the South
Asia . Pakistani cuisine is known
for its richness and flavour. It has
been partly influenced by
Arab, Persian, and Indian
Cuisine, it retains its own distinct
Pakistani flavour.
Within Pakistan, cuisine varies
greatly from region to
region, reflecting the
country's ethnic and cultural
diversity.

Given the diversity of the people of Pakistan, cuisines


generally differ from home to home and may be totally
different than the mainstream Pakistani cuisine.
As religion defines culture, so it is with the
food in pakistan as Muslims are forbidden to
eat pork or consume alcohol and
then halal dietary guidelines are strictly
observed.
Pakistanis focus on other areas of food such
as beef, lamb, chicken, fish and vegetables as
well as traditional fruit and dairy products.
Pakistani dishes are known for having spicy
flavours, and some dishes often contain liberal
amounts of oil which contributes to a richer flavour.
Cumin seeds, chilli powder, turmeric, Garam Masala is
a very popular blend of spices used in many Pakistani
dishes.
Barbeque and kebabs
Kebabs are a staple item in Pakistani cuisine
today, and one can find countless varieties of
kebabs all over the country.
Rice dishes

Biryani is a very popular dish in Pakistan and


has many varieties such as Lahori and Sindhi
biryani
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