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40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

Today, we hear so much negativity about Pakistan in local and international news that even some of us have began to consider it a meaningless country with nothing noteworthy. However, these facts may help to change your opinion and help see Pakistan in a new light.

  • Pakistan is the largest hand-sewn football manufacturer of the world, producing nearly 70 to 80 % of the world’s footballs. All of this done at Sialkot where the football manufacturing industry now consists of 200 factories.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Any Pakistan Proud

  • The National Anthem tune of Pakistan is ranked 1st in the top 3 tunes of the world and 1st in the world’s national anthems.
  • Pakistan is the world’s seventh and Islamic world’s first country to attain nuclear power.

40 Facts About Pakista That Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • Pakistan has the highest paved highway in the world, The Karakoram Highway, which is also unofficially known as the 8th wonder of the world.
  • Pakistan has the largest irrigation system in the world, supplying water to nearly 72% of the Pakistan’s population associated with agriculture.
  • Founded by a noble philanthropist, Abdul Sattar Edhi, The Edhi ambulance service is the world’s largest volunteer ambulance network, with a continuously growing fleet of 1800 ambulances.
  • Pakistan has the fastest literacy growth rate among all developing countries, with a growth of 250% since 2009.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Wil Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • The late Arfa Karim is the youngest Microsoft Certified expert in the world. Babar Iqbal is another pride of Pakistan, second to Arfa Karim in the same achievement.
  • Pakistan has 14 of the world’s highest peaks and 8 of the 20 highest peaks. K2 is the 2nd highest peak in the world which is located in Pakistan. Other significant peaks are Nanga Parbat, Rakaposhi and Tirich Mir etc. 5 of its peaks are higher than 8,000 metres.
  • In 1994, Pakistan became the world’s first country to hold 4 world cup titles in different sports simultaneously. The sports are: Cricket, Squash, Hockey and Snooker.

 

  • Jahangir Khan, one of the world’s best squash players, is a Pakistani. He won the British Open title 10 times which is a record and to top it, in one title he didn’t lose a single point.
  • The Pakistan air force is recognized as one of the world’s top air forces, the credit of superb training going to Air Force academy in Risalpur.

40 Facts About Pakistan Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • Pakistan has 2 Nobel Prize winners, Dr. Abdus Salam in 1979, as a physicist and the 2nd by Malala Yousafzai in 2014 for her efforts for peace and education for girls.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Ay Pakistani

  • Pakistan missile technology is one of the best in the world, making a large amount of some of the world’s best missiles in a very short time.
  • Pakistan is a proud jet manufacturer with the recent JF-17 Thunder beginning to be exported as well.
  • Pakistan has the world’s 7th largest pool of scientists and engineers and a huge number of highly qualified doctors. No surprise, right? *winks*
  • Air Commodore M.M Alam is credited with shooting down 5 planes in less than a minute, a world record which is yet to be broken.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Any Pakista Proud

  • Gwadar is the world’s largest deep sea warm water port located in Baluchistan.
  • Pakistan has the world’s 6th largest population.
  • Pakistan is ranked the world’s 9th superpower in terms of military strength.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • Pakistan has the world’s 6th largest army.
  • The Pakistani special forces, SSG commandos are ranked 6th most dangerous special forces in the world in 2018 and in 2015, they were at the top of the list.
  • Pakistan is the home to two of the world’s oldest civilizations, Mohenjo-Daro and Indus Valley.

40 Facts About Pakistan hat Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • The Khewra Salt Mine is the second largest and oldest salt mine in the world.
  • The world’s highest polo ground is in Shandur Top, Pakistan, at a height of 3,700 metres.
  • Tarbela Dam on Indus River is the largest earth-filled dam in the world and second largest by structural volume.

40 Facts About Pakistan hat Will Make Any Pakistani Proud

  • The Indus River in Pakistan is the only home to the extremely rare Blind Dolphin.
  • Pakistanis are the fourth most intelligent people in the world. Seriously?
  • The Biafo Glacier is the world’s largest glacier outside the polar regions.
  • Pakistan has the world’s largest man made forest, Changa Manga.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Ay Pakistani Proud

  • Islamabad, Pakistan is ranked as the world’s second most beautiful capital.
  • Pakistan hosts the world’s largest refugee population.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Ay Pakistani Pro

  • ISI, Pakistan’s intelligence corps is known as the best in the world, even better than CIA.
  • Pakistan is the world’s 4th largest milk producer.
  • Pakistan is the largest producer of the world’s surgical instruments.
  • pakistan is the wolrd’s 4th largest cotton producing country.
  • Thar desert is the world’s 9th largest sub-tropical desert.

40 Facts About Pakistan That Will Make Ay Pakistani

  • More than 60 languages are spoken in Pakistan.
  • Pakistan is the only country to be formed on basis of religion.
  • The flag of Pakistan is ranked as the 5th most beautiful flag in the world.
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