5 Facts about Pakistan You Should Know!

in #facts3 years ago

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My home. This is Pakistan. One of the great countries in the world. Where everything from latest to oldest happens. Maybe you don't know about Pakistan that much.

Pakistan has a variety of land forms like the mountains in the North and the deserts in the South. Undulating plains cover the central region of Pakistan.

Here are 5 Facts about Pakistan that will make you want to come here!

1. Highest Mountain Ranges In The World.
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The worlds highest mountain ranges in the world exist in Pakistan. K-2, the second highest peak in the world, is just one of the towering mountains. 4 mountains are present in the top 14 highest peaks of the world!

2. Highest Polo Ground in The world!
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The Shandur Top is situated in Gilgit and is also known as "The Roof of the World", elevated at 12,200 ft. A match between local teams is played every year where people from all around the world come to watch.

3. One of the largest Deserts in the World.
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Thar Desert is the ninth-largest sub-tropical dewsert in the world. It is also 10,000 years old and was used as a water source in the Indus Valley Civilization once.

4. Largest Deep Sea Port in the World.
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The Gwadar Port is the largest deep sea port in the world, located along the coast line of Balochistan in Pakistan. The port is considered as a lifeline in the region's economy. Pakistan has also agreed with China to convert the port into a full scale commercial port.

**5. Highest Paved International Road.
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Did you know that "The Eighth Wonder of the World" is also in Pakistan? The Karakoram Highway has been constructed at a height of 15,397 ft between Pakistan and China. This is also a popular tourist spot!

So, what did you think of Pakistan's hidden beauty? Let me know by upvoting and commenting. Stay tuned for Part 2 of these facts.

Till next time, PEACE!

Images:

  1. http://madisonmountaineering.com/k2/
  2. http://blog.travel-culture.com/2012/04/11/shandur-festival-2012-from-1st-week-of-july/
  3. Britannica.com
  4. http://pakchina.pk/pakistan/gwadar/
  5. Pakistanstourguide.pk
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really a gr8 country.. and an underrated country actually.. there is lot that we have that the world dont know.. a very beautiful loving county,.. but yet we are unable to portray ourself properly.. btw i m also a pakistani.. check my posts bro.

World's Most Beautiful Country.....Which is going down just because of us........
Shameful !!!!

Real beauty!

Great picture. Looks like a wonderful land with a lot of different landscapes. 👍

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