The Biography of Pakistan
The Biography of Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Located in South Asia, Pakistan covers 770,875 square kilometers of land and 25,220 square kilometers of water, which gives its location great significance. The Geography of Pakistan is a profound blend of landscapes varying from plains to deserts, forests, hills, and plateaus ranging from the coastal areas of the Arabian Sea in the south to the mountains of the Karakoram Range in the north.
Pakistan shares land borders with 4 countries: India, Afghanistan, Iran, and China. Pakistan is bordered by India to the east with Afghanistan to the west and Iran to the southwest while China borders the country in the northeast.
It is the world’s fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million. It has the world’s second-largest Muslim population in the world. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometers (340,509 square miles). Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India 7,257 km, to the east, Afghanistan 3,190 km to the west, Iran 959km to the southwest, and China 438 km to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest and also shares a maritime border with Oman.
Pakistan gained independence in 1947 as a homeland for Indian Muslims following the Pakistan Movement, which sought statehood for the Muslim-majority regions of British India through the partition. It is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country, with similarly diverse geography and wildlife.
Initially, a dominion, Pakistan has the sixth-largest standing armed forces in the world and is also a nuclear power as well as a declared nuclear weapons state. It is ranked among the emerging and growth-leading economies of the world and is backed by one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing middle-class populations Pakistan is a member of the UN, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the OIC, the Commonwealth of Nations, the SAARC, the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition, and is a major non-NATO ally.