Capital: Islamabad

Population: 191,201,689 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Pakistani Rupee (PKR)

Official Languages: Urdu, English

Unofficial Languages: Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Pashto, and others

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Punjabi, Pashtun, Sindhi, Sariaki, Balochi, Muhajirs

Largest Cities: Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi

Main Sport: Cricket, Hockey, Polo

Political System: Federal Republic

National Holidays (2016):

Kashmir Day (February 5) 

Pakistan Day (March 23)

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) (July 7)

Independence Day (August 14)

Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice (September 13)

Ashura (October 11)

Allama Muhammad Iqbal Day (November 9)

Birth of the Prophet (December 12)

Quaid-e-Azam’s Birthday (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

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