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Presentation of Pakistan : Geography

Country's official name :
Pakistan
Capital:
Islamabad
Population of main cities (including suburbs):
Karachi (14,916,500) ; Lahore (11,126,300) ; Faisalabad (3,204,800) ; Rawalpindi (2,098,300) ; Gujranwala (2,027,000) ; Peshawar (1,970,100) ; Multan (1,871,900) ; Hyderabad (1,734,300) ; Islamabad (1,009,900) ; Quetta (1,001,200)
Area:
796,100 km²
Type of Climate :
There are normally three seasons in Pakistan:
Winter (November to March): is warm and cooled by sea breezes on the coast;
Summer (April to July): has extreme temperatures,
Monsoon (July to September): has the highest rainfall on the hills.
The maximum temperature in Karachi goes to around 35 degree C in May/June.

The best time to visit Southern part of Pakistan is between November and March, when the days are cool and clear. On the other hand, the best time to visit Northern part of Pakistan is from April to October.

Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
None
Official Language:
Urdu, English
Other Languages Spoken:
Punjabi (spoken by 48% of country’s population), Sindhi (12%), Siraiki [a Punjabi variant] (10%), Pashtu (8%), Balochi (3%), Hindko (2%), Brahui (1%), Burushaski and Other (8%)
Business Language(s):

Practically all business correspondence is made in English, though Urdu is also sometimes used by local companies.

In Pakistani cities and urban areas, majority of the people can speak and understand English. However in case of rural areas, one may need the services of an interpreter.

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