All About Pakistan
By: Madelyn Andrews
About the Pakistan Flag
It has a moon and a star on it
Adopted in 1947
Designed by Syed Amir-Udden Kewaii.
The white part of the flag represents the minorities
The green represents the Muslim majority.
The crescent means progress.
The Five stars mean knowledge.
Where is Pakistan?
Pakistan shares 4 land borders with Iran, India, China and Afghanistan.
Pakistan's Population and Capital
Pakistan is populated with about 188,144,040 people!
Pakistan's capital is Islamabad. About 2 million people live in Islamabad.
Facts About the Capital:
Islamabad houses the fourth largest mosque. A mosque is a muslim place of worship.
Pakistan's top rank 2 universities are located in Islamabad.
The official language is English, but, Pakistan's nation language is Urdi.
Of course everybody does not speak Urdi and English.
Some people speak Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Balochi, and more.
What Do They Wear?
Women wear the shalwar kameez, too. They have to wear dupattas. Dupattas are like scarves. They cover the top of the head.
In Pakistan and many countries around Pakistan such as Afghanistan, women must wear things that cover their heads. They technically have to be dressed head-to-toe in lose clothing. Women are not allowed to wear makeup or paint their nails.
Man Wearing Salwar Kameez
Women wearing Salwar Kameez
Malala Yousafzai Wearing a Head Scarf