Pakistan is one of those nations which have gained more popularity due to the increased politics in this zone. Pakistan is facing many issues but despite of all the facts, this country is still standing as an independent nation and the only atomic power of the Islamic block. Pakistan is a peaceful country and the war against the terrorism has made some serious damage to the integrity and the credibility of the country. Following are some interesting facts about Pakistan :
Pakistan is the 6th largest nation of the world containing one of the oldest civilizations in history. For example Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in Sindh province of Pakistan.
Pakistan holds four out of fourteen highest peaks in the world. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world.
Pakistan has world’s largest irrigation system called Indus basin irrigation system which irrigates about 45 million acres of land.
The world’s largest deep sea port, Gawadar which is located on the shores of Arabian sea, it is in Pakistan’s western province Balochistan.
The world’s highest paved international road, The Karakoram Highway, is in Pakistan which is the eighth wonder of the world.
Khewra salt mine, the second largest salt mine in the world is in Pakistan.
Thar Desert, is one of the largest deserts is in Pakistan
World’s highest Polo ground is in Pakistan where Shundur Polo festival is being organized.
One of the best trained air force pilots in the world are in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s national anthem tune ranks first in the top three tunes of the world.