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About Pakistan :- The Muslim-majority state of Pakistan was born out of the partition of the Indian sub-continent in 1947, and has faced both domestic political upheavals and regional confrontations.

Created to meet the demands of Indian Muslims for their own homeland, Pakistan was originally made up of two parts.

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Capital: Islamabad

  • Population 185 million
  • Area 796,095 sq km (307,374 sq miles), excluding Kashmir
  • Major languagesEnglish, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi
  • Major religion Islam
  • Life expectancy 65 years (men), 67 years (women)
  • Currency Pakistani Rupee

    President: Mamnoon Hussain

    Mamnoon Hussain was elected to the largely ceremonial role of president by parliament in July 2013.

    He succeeded Asif Ali Zardari, who stepped down at the end of his five-year term as the first democratically-elected president to complete a full-term in Pakistan.

    Prime Minister: Nawaz Sharif.

  • Some key dates in Pakistan's history:1947 - Muslim state of East and West Pakistan created out of partition of India at the end of British rule.1948 - First war with India over disputed territory of Kashmir.1971 - East Pakistan attempts to secede, leading to civil war. India intervenes in support of East Pakistan which eventually breaks away to become Bangladesh.

    1999 - Army chief Pervez Musharraf seizes power in coup, ousting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

    2007 - Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated while on campaign trail for 2008 parliamentary election.

    2013 - Nawaz Sharif becomes prime minister for third time after his Muslim League party wins parliamentary elections.

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