All About Pakistan

By: Emily Razo

Facts

The capitol of Pakistan is Islamabad. The national flag of Pakistan is a green field with a white cresent moon and a 5- rayed star at its center and a vertical white stripe at the hoist side.

Southern Asia, bordering the Aribian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afganistan, China, India, and Iran.

Their water source is: 25,220 sq. km. Their government is a federal republic. Military, ulema, landowners, industialists, and small merchants.

Their imorts and exports are: exports of good services: 10.9% and imports of good and services: 7.1%. Their birth rates: 22.58 births/ 1000 population. Literacy rates: age 15 and over can read and write. Drinking water source: urban 93.9% of population, rural 10.1% of population, total: 8.6% of population.

Climate: mostly hot, dry dessert; temperate in northwest, artic in south. Natural hazards: frequant earthquakes, occasionally severe espesialy in north and west; flooding along the Indus after heavy rains( July and August).

Environment: current issues- water pollution from raw sewage, industrial wastes, and agricultural runoff, limited natural fresh water resources: most of the population does not have access to potable water, deforstation soil erosion and dessertification.

Budget- revenues- 38.75 billion, expenditures- 53.11$ billion so that means they are rich not poor.

History: the nation of Pakistan is only about six decades old, but human history in the area reaches back for tens of thousands of years. With its 196,174,380 people, Pakistan is the 6th largest country in the world by population. The difference between Pakistan and the United States is that they have different presidents, different countries, and different flags.

My sources: The World Factbook and google and find the data.

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