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Pakistan - Karachi - Photo by greg_flickr - CC-BY



Population 2002............................................147,663,429
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 2,100
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 299
Unemployment..........................................................................................6.3%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.5
Labor force (%) ....... 2.9
 

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Resources and links about Pakistan

Prime Minister's Residence - Photo by ~MVI~ - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................310,410 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 34
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................35
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................62
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................95
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................38
Access to safe water (% of population) .....................................62
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ........................................59

 

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Background Note: Pakistan __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3453.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Pakistan __ A detailed view of Pakistan including history, culture, political structure, economy and much more. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/pk.html 

Colleges and Universities - Pakistan __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/pk.htm

Country Profile: Pakistan __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The Muslim-majority state of Pakistan occupies an area which was home to some of the earliest human settlements and where two of the world's major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, were practised." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1157960.stm


 
Economy of Pakistan __ "Pakistan is the third fastest growing major economy after China and India in Asia. With the world's sixth-largest population, Pakistan is developing a highly-skilled labour force, with business friendly policies." An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Pakistan 

Ethnologue report for Pakistan __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Pakistan. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Pakistan

Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Finance __ You will find information about the Budget, the economy, and aspects of the economy of Pakistan. - From Government of Pakistan - http://www.finance.gov.pk/ 



Maps Of Pakistan __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Pakistan.html 
 
Pakistan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/pakistan/

Pakistan __ Good overview of Pakistan including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107861.html

Pakistan __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/pakistan.html

Pakistan __ "Even before the Iranian revolution and the Afghan and Iran-Iraq wars throttled Asian overland travel, Pakistan tended to be seen as simply the last hurdle before reaching India. Few Westerners know much about Pakistan beyond media impressions of guns and drugs, communal violence and martial law, but it contains some of Asia's most mind-blowing landscapes, extraordinary trekking, a multitude of cultures and a long tradition of hospitality. It's the site of some of the earliest human settlements, home to an ancient civilisation rivalling those of Egypt and Mesopotamia, and the crucible of two of the world's major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/indian_subcontinent/pakistan/

Pakistan Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Pakistan - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Pakistan Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." this and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/pakistan_geography.html

Pakistan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blpakistan.htm

pakistan map and map of pakistan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Pakistan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/pk.htm

Pakistan Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Pakistan. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Pakistan/


 
Pakistan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Pakistan as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Pakistan and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/pakistan 

Pakistan Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/pakistan/

pictures of Pakistan at picturesofplaces.com - pakistan pictures ... __ Pakistan pictures including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Mohatta Palace, Badshahi Masjid (Mosque), Salt Range Temples, Himalayas, beaches, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/pakistan.html 
 

 

 

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