35 Interesting Facts About Pakistan Country
Once upon a time, Pakistan was also a part of India, but in 1947 both the countries were divided. After the partition, India and Pakistan came in front of the world as each other’s known enemies. Both never leave any chance to sabotage each other’s honor. Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on 14 August, while India a day later on 15 August. Every day we keep reading something or the other about Pakistan in the newspaper. But there are some interesting facts about Pakistan that you will hardly be aware of. So let’s know 35 Interesting Facts About Pakistan Country.
FACT#1. The Pakistan Censor Board has banned the release of ‘Raees’. One of the reasons stated behind the ban on Shahrukh Khan’s movie ‘Raees’ is that the story of the film is based on a Muslim who is shown selling liquor. The Pakistani censor board also argues that the movie depicts Muslims as criminals and terrorists.
FACT#2. When Pakistan became a separate country in 1947, there was no ban on alcohol here. Like India, liquor was sold here too indiscriminately. But after the prime minister in 1977, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was the first to ban alcohol. However, they continued with the licensing process, which was only for foreigners. Like the law, the license to sell liquor is also not given to any Muslim person. That is, only non-Muslims or foreigners can buy and sell liquor in Pakistan. It can also result in heavy fines or imprisonment of 3 to 5 years.
FACT#3. Pakistan became independent on the midnight of 14 and 15 August but celebrates Independence Day on 14 August.
FACT#4. Pakistan is the sixth-largest country in the world in terms of population after China, India, the USA, Indonesia, and Brazil.
FACT#5. The tune of the national anthem of Pakistan is ranked first as the best tune in the world.
FACT#6. The world’s highest polo ground is located in the Gilgit area of POK.
FACT#7. After India, Pakistan is the second-largest producer of white gram in the world.
FACT#8. In the year 2013, Pakistan set a world record by planting 750,000 mangrove trees in one day.
FACT#9. The irrigation system of Pakistan is counted among the best irrigation systems in the world.
FACT#10. The world’s second-largest salt mine is also in Pakistan and its name is Khevda Mines.
FACT#11. Gwadar Port of Pakistan is the deepest seaport in the world. It is located in the southwest Arabian Sea.
FACT#12. The Pakistani football team is also not included in the top 200 rankings, but Pakistan is the largest football-producing country.
FACT#13. The first Virus Brain of the computer was created in 1986 by two Pakistani brothers Amjad and Basit Farooq Alvi.
FACT#14. The world’s largest ambulance network is with the Edhi Foundation of Pakistan.
FACT#15. Pakistan has the fourth-largest broadband internet system in the world.
FACT#16. Pakistan is the first Islamic country in the world to have nuclear weapons.
FACT#17. Pakistan also holds the record of becoming the youngest judge in the world. 20-year-old Muhammad Ilyas became a judge in 1952.
FACT#18. Between 1997 and 2008, Pakistan held the record for the world’s tallest cake (105 feet), which later became Indonesia’s name.
FACT#19. Pakistan means ‘Pak land’, a word from both Persian and Urdu languages.
FACT#20. Republic Day is celebrated in Pakistan on 23 March which is also known as “Pakistan Day”.
FACT#21. Only two people have received the Nobel Prize for Pakistan so far. They are two people: Malaal Yousafzai was awarded for Peace in 2014 and Abdus Salam for Physics in 1979.
FACT#22. During independence in 1947, the Hindu population in Pakistan was 24%, now it has come down to 1%, what happened to the missing Hindus?
FACT#23. In 2030, Pakistan will overtake Indonesia to become the country with the largest Muslim population in the world.
FACT#24. Pakistan ranks number one in the list of top countries in terms of searching porn on the Internet.
FACT#25. The national language of Pakistan is Urdu, while the official language is English.
FACT#26. Pakistan has been ranked as the eighth most dangerous country in the world in the analysis done on the basis of terrorist and insurgent activities.
FACT#27. The film industry of Pakistan is called Lollywood, in which films are made in Urdu, Pashto, and Punjabi languages.
FACT#28. The world’s seventh-largest collection of scientists and engineers is from Pakistan.
FACT#29. Benazir Bhutto became the first woman prime minister of Pakistan as well as the first woman prime minister of any Muslim nation.
FACT#30. According to a figure of the Government of Pakistan, 7 million Pakistanis live abroad.
FACT#31. After India, Pakistan is the only country in which more than 60 languages are spoken.
FACT#32. Mohenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji, Maihar Garh, Takht Bhai, Juniper Shafat Cave, Murghgul Gharra Cave, and Mughal Cave are one of the main archaeological sites of Pakistan.
FACT#33. It is believed that the world’s largest man-made forest “Changa Manga Forest” is in Pakistan.
FACT#34. Cricket is the most popular sport in Pakistan. Pakistan won the Cricket World Cup in 1992 and won the T20 World Cup in 2009.
FACT#35. percent of Kashmir is under Pakistan’s occupation, which Pakistan calls Azad Kashmir but we call it Pak Occupied Kashmir because at the time of independence, Maharaja Harisingh handed over the entire Jammu and Kashmir to India under an agreement. The United Nations passed a resolution in 1948, under which Pakistan’s army was asked to withdraw from Kashmir, but the army did not move and during this time the LOC was prepared and Kashmir was divided.