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  Demographics of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pakistan has an estimated population of over 162.4 million inhabitants in 2005 and a relatively high growth rate that has, however, been showing signs of slowing down.
Pakistan has a multicultural society and hosts one of the largest refugee populations in the world as well as a very young population.
Pakistan's census and rough estimates vary, but the consensus is that the Punjabis are by far the largest group, and that Pukhtuns (also known as Pashtuns) and Sindhis are the next two largest groups.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Pakistan   (1245 words)

 Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pakistan was established as a modern state in 1947, but the region has a long history of settlement and civilisation including some of the most ancient cultures.
Pakistan was formed on August 14, 1947 with two Muslim-majority wings in the eastern and northwestern regions, separated by Hindu-majority India, and comprising the provinces of Baluchistan, East Bengal, the North-West Frontier Province, West Punjab and Sindh.
Pakistan covers 880,254 square kilometres (340,022 square miles), approximately the combined land areas of France and the United Kingdom, with its eastern regions located on the Indian tectonic plate and the western and northern regions on the Iranian plateau and Eurasian landplate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pakistan   (4329 words)

 Pakistan - Gurupedia
Pakistan is a heavily populated country, suffering from internal political and religious disputes, lack of foreign investment, and a costly confrontation with neighboring India.
Pakistan's economic outlook has brightened in recent years in conjunction with a great improvement in its foreign exchange position, notably its current-account surplus and rapid growth in hard currency reserves.
Pakistan's economy, thought to be highly vulnerable to external and internal shocks, was unexpectedly resilient in the face of adverse events such as the Asian financial crisis, global recession, drought, the post-9/11 military action in Afghanistan, and tensions with India.
www.gurupedia.com /p/pa/pakistan.htm   (1951 words)

 Pakistan -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The President of Pakistan is the Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, and is elected for a five-year term by the Electoral College of Pakistan – comprising the Senate, the National Assembly, and the four Provincial Assemblies.
Pakistan was an ally of the United States for much of its early history as a modern nation-state, from the 1950s and as a member of CENTO (Central Treaty Organization) and SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization).
Pakistan's religious demographics were influenced by the movement of populations in 1947 (millions of Muslims moved to Pakistan and millions of Hindus and Sikhs moved to India) and the war in Afghanistan (millions of refugees who have become permanent residents).
www.pakistangrid.com   (5700 words)

 Pakistan Population
Pakistan's population is expected to reach 150 million by 2000 and to account for 4 percent of the world's population growth between 1994 and 2004.
Pakistan is one of the few countries in the world with an inverse sex ratio: official sources claim there are 111 men for every 100 women.
Pakistan's extremely high rate of population growth is caused by a falling death rate combined with a continuing high birth rate.
www.country-studies.com /pakistan/population.html   (2816 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Government of Pakistan, Politics of Pakistan, Foreign relations of Pakistan}} The first Constitution of Pakistan was adopted in 1956, but was suspended in 1958 by Ayub Khan.
{{mainGeography of Pakistan}} ]] Pakistan covers 880,254 square kilometres (340,022 square miles), approximately the combined land areas of France and the United Kingdom, with its eastern regions located on the Indian tectonic plate and the western and northern regions on the Iranian plateau and Eurasian landplate.
Urdu is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan but English is the official language used in the Constitution and widely used by corporate businesses, the educated urban elite and most universities.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Pakistan   (4164 words)

 Pakistan - SOCIETY
The ethnic composition of Pakistan in the mid-1990s roughly corresponds to the linguistic distribution of the population, at least among the largest groups: 59.1 percent of Pakistanis identify themselves as Punjabis, 13.8 percent as Pakhtuns, 12.1 percent as Sindhis.
Gender relations in Pakistan rest on two basic perceptions: that women are subordinate to men, and that a man's honor resides in the actions of the women of his family.
Pakistan's low female literacy rates are particularly confounding because these rates are analogous to those of some of the poorest countries in the world.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/pakistan/SOCIETY.html   (17612 words)

 Country Profile - Pakistan - Introduction
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan was founded in August 1947 as part of the separation of British India and the Eastern and Western sections of Pakistan.
Pakistan has an area encompassing 796,096 square kilometers and is bordered by India on the east, China on the northeast, Afghanistan on the northwest while Iran shares its boarder in the southwest with the Arabian Sea bordering south.
Pakistan is a multi-cultural society where many ethnic groups are represented and speak a variety of languages.
www.apcdproject.org /countryprofile/pakistan/pakistan_intro.html   (1888 words)

 Learn more about Pakistan in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, given this name in the constitution of 1956, is a nation in south-central Asia bordering Iran, Afghanistan, China, India, and the Arabian Sea.
Although the port city of Karachi was capital, the current capital of Pakistan is the city of Islamabad.
In October 1999, General Pervez Musharraf overthrew the civilian government and assumed executive authority, although he did not declare himself president until 2001.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /p/pa/pakistan.html   (297 words)

 Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pakistan borders India, Iran, Afghanistan, China and the Arabian Sea.
In 1971 East Pakistan rebelled, and with the aid of Indian troops became the independent state of Bangladesh.
During the 1980s, Pakistan received substantial aid from the United States and took in millions of Afghan, mostly Pashtun, refugees fleeing the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/Pakistan.php   (1932 words)

 Home - ICSSA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pakistan is struggling to be a democratic country, as it failed to realize the importance of education and economic growth.
If we dissect the demographics of Pakistan, large tracts of land outside Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad are being ruled by the feudal lords.
Therefore, Pakistan is currently facing threats from both external and internal forces that are thriving and multiplying in their incubation period, in the perfect environment required for their growth.
icssa.org /PakSurvival.htm   (1405 words)

 Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pakistan was an ally of the United States for much of its early history as a modern nation-state, from the 1950s and as a member of CENTO (Central Treaty Organisation) and SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation).
Pakistan is the second largest Muslim country in terms of population and its status as a declared nuclear power—the only Islamic nation—also plays into its role on the international scene.
Pakistan's religious demographics were influenced by the partition of British India, which led to the fleeing of 7 million Muslims into Pakistan from India and 6 million Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan to India and led to a larger Muslim majority than had previously existed.
q-basic.xodox.de /Pakistan   (7574 words)

 Wikinfo | Pakistan
Prior to 1947, Pakistan was a part of British colonial India.
As they withdrew control of India, the British partitioned it into two countries: India, which had a Hindu majority, and Pakistan, consisting of most of the Muslim-majority territories of colonial India.
Pakistan has had a long history of military dictatorships from General Ayub in the 1960s to General Zia Ul Haq in the 1980s, and presently General Parvez Musharraf.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Pakistan   (448 words)

 Review: A History of Pakistan and its Origins
In limited fashion it runs through Pakistan’s role in the cold war and its immediate aftermath, and ends up with its reaction to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and its determination to become a nuclear power.
Pakistan’s several wars with India and ultimately the Indian intervention in Pakistan’s civil war in East Bengal that caused the dismemberment of the country are quickly reviewed.
Moreover, the dominance of the Pakistan army in Pakistan’s political life led the military to pursue a strategy that, after its ‘great debacle’ in the 1971 war, argued for a programme that elevated the Pakistani traditionalists over the modernists.
www.history.ac.uk /reviews/paper/ziringL.html   (2121 words)

 lahore pakistan information
Lahore (لاةور;) is a major city in Pakistan that is the capital of the province of Punjab.
Lahore has 6.5 million inhabitants and thus is the second largest city in Pakistan (Karachi being the largest).
At present, hand-knotted carpets produced in and around Lahore are among Pakistan's leading export products and their manufacture is the second largest cottage and small industry.
www.global-terror.com /pakistan/lahore-pakistan.htm   (948 words)

 Pakistan News PakTribune.Com
Pakistan is a developing country with a huge population.
We depend on the industrialized nations for their expertise, defense equipment, finance (in the form of loans and direct investment), and we also benefit from the foreign exchange sent by hardworking Pakistanis living in these countries.
Pakistan, like any other developing country, benefits from our citizens living abroad or returning home after having lived abroad.
www.paktribune.com /news/index.php?id=113894   (1584 words)

 Pakistan changed PoK's demographics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The session witnessed large numbers of representations on behalf of the people of PoK where the state of human rights has degenerated to its lowest level, the EU said.The European Union of Public Relations alleged that through another policy Pakistan was brainwashing Kashmiri school children of their culture, language and history.
During the session, Mr Zulfikar Khan Aziz, a political leader of Gilgit, said the Pakistani slogan for the right of self-determination for Kashmiris was a ploy meant to divert world attention from PoK.
In her statement, Helga Jurt said Pakistan had nurtured Harkatul Ansar to unleash terror in Kashmir.
www.jammu-kashmir.com /archives/archives1999/99april25a.html   (294 words)

 Pakistan Link - Letter & Opinion
People in Pakistan have a love hate relationship with private education.
The rise in private education directly stems from the demographics of Pakistan.
It is now agreed by all that the government has abdicated most of its responsibility towards the public in its refusal to reform the state schooling system.
www.pakistanlink.com /Opinion/2000/Apr/21/01.html   (910 words)

 Pakistan: Economic Contexts Overview
She has been under pressure from international donors and the IMF - which gave Pakistan a $1.3 billion structural adjustment credit in February 1994 - to continue the economic reforms and austerity measures begun by her predecessor, caretaker Prime Minister Moeen QURESHI (July-October 1993).
Privatization of large public sector utilities began in 1994 with the sale of 12% of the Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation (PTC) and the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA); the sale of state-owned banks and other large units are planned for 1995.
In addition, Pakistan's infrastructure is inadequate and deteriorating, low levels of literacy constrain industrial growth, and increasing sectarian, ethnic, and tribal violence disrupt production.
www.postcolonialweb.org /pakistan/economics/economicsov.html   (390 words)

 CNN's Pro-Pakistan Bias Petition
Pakistan may now be an "ally", is it not incumbent on the media
Kashmir was given the option of joining India or Pakistan.
the skewing of the demographics by Pakistan deliberately settling
www.petitiononline.com /cnnbias/petition.html   (960 words)

 pakistanpresidents.com; Pakistan presidents; Web Development; Graphic Design, animations, websites, programming
pakistanpresidents.com; Pakistan presidents; Web Development; Graphic Design, animations, websites, programming
Pakistan Presidents Design Group a broad range of Web Design and Development services to create innovative, intuitive and
Pakistan Presidents Design Group are skilled specialists with years of experience in graphic design and software development
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 The Future Demographic Pakistan
Euromonitor International's The Future Demographic Pakistan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth.
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www.euromonitor.com /The_Future_Demographic_Pakistan   (164 words)

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