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Geography GEOGRAPHY ã Steel Mill is in Bin Qasim ã Old name of Jacobabad is Khangharh. ã Kot Digi Fort is in Khairpur district. ã Peshawar means city of flowers. ã Warsak dam (near Peshawar) is built on Kabul River. ã Tirich Mir mounts of Hindu Kash separate Afghanistan and Tajistan from Pak: ã Islamia College Peshawar was founded in 1914 by Sahibzada Abdul Qayum. ã Quaid Azam Medical College is in Bahawalpur. ã Choukundi toms are located near Karachi. ã Atock Fort was built by Akbar. ã The lan
  Geography  GEOGRAPHY   ã Steel Mill is in Bin Qasimã Old name of Jacobabad is Khangharh.ã Kot Digi Fort is in Khairpur district.ã Peshawar means city of flowers.ã Warsak dam (near Peshawar) is built on Kabul River.ã Tirich Mir mounts of Hindu Kash separate Afghanistan and Tajistan from Pak:ã Islamia College Peshawar was founded in 1914 by Sahibzada Abdul Qayum.ã Quaid Azam Medical College is in Bahawalpur.ã Choukundi toms are located near Karachi.ã Atock Fort was built by Akbar.ã The land b/w Indus & Jehlum river is called Thal Desert or Sindh Sagar Doab.ã Ruins of Harapa found in Sahiwal.ã Lahore Fort was built by Akbar.ã At Toonsa Sharif the borders of three provinces meet.ã With Gilgit & Baltistan the frontiers of three counties meet.ã Tochi pass connects Pak: with China.ã Pak: has 6 international airports.ã Pak: has 27 Radio Stations.ã ---- district, ---- divisions.ã Pak: railways factory is in Risalpur.ã Chitral is famous for gold.ã Port Qasim is the largest seaport of Pak: smallest is Gawadarã The chairman of National Economic Council is PM.ã National flower of Pakistan is Jasmine.ã National bird of Pakistan is Chakore.ã National tree of Pakistan is Deodar.ã National animal of Pakistan is Markhor (a type of goat).ã National emblem of Pakistan is Cresent.ã National sport of Pakistan is land Hockey.ã Oldest cantonment of Pak: is Kohat.ã HQ of Pak: Army is at RawalPindi.ã HQ of Airforce is at Chaklala.ã HQ of Navy is at Islamabad.ã Islamabad is 8 miles from Rawalpindi.ã Photograph on the coin of one rupee is Quaid’s photo.ã “ ::two rupee is Badshahi Mosque (chk)ã “ ten rupee note is Khyber Pass.ã “ 5 rupee note isã “ 50 rupee note isã “ 100 is Quaid’s Residecy, Ziarat Quetta.ã “ 500 is Badshahi Mosque, Lahore.ã “ 100 is Jehangir’s Tomb.ã “ 5000 is of Faisal Mosque, Islamabad.ã 4.8% of total area of Pak: is forests (standard is 25%)  ã Hub dam and Thadho Dam are in Malir Karachi near Gadap Town.ã Map of Shah Faisal Mosque was made by Wahdat Diloky of Turkey.ã Largest radio station of Pak: is Islamabad.ã Tarbela dam is in Abot Abad.ã Raeewind is in Kasur.ã Baitul Maal established in 1992.ã General sales tax, under the constitution 1973 is a Federal subject.ã Pak: national flag was adopted on 11 August, 1947ã Jasmine adopted on July 5, 1961.ã National drink is Cane Juice.ã Railway stations in Pak: = 965.ã Rabi crops are grown b/w months of Oct-March.ã Under Indus Water Basin Treaty Pak: got Jehlum, Chenab & Indus. India got Ravi, Sutlaj.ã Chenab and Jehlum flow from Kashmir.ã Tirchmir is the highest peak of Hindukash.ã A bicameral legislature was proposed for the first time in 1973 constitution.ã Length of Pak-India border is 1,610 km.ã Length of Pak-Iran border is 805 km.ã Length of Pak-China border is 595 km.ã Length of Pak-Afghan border is 2052 km or 1300 miles.ã 5 rivers flow in Punjab Ravi, Sutlaj, Chenab, Indus & Beas.ã Warsak dam is on Kabul River.ã Rawal Dam is on Kurrang River.ã Khanpur dam is on Haro River.ã Tanda dam is in Baluchistan.ã Tarbela deam was completed in 1969.ã Length of Indus is 2900 km.ã Source of Indus is Mansoorowar Lake in Gilgit.ã Muztag pass connects Gilgit-Yarkand (China).ã Khankum Pass connects Chitral-Wakhan (Afghanistan)ã The Shandur Pass connects Chitral and Gilgit.ã Khyber Pass connects Peshawar-Kabulã Kulk pass connects Gilgit-China.ã Bolan pass connects Queta-Afghanistan.ã Tochi pass connects Pak:-China.ã Length of Silk Rourte (Korakorum Route) is 965 km.ã Geneva Pact was signed on 14th April, 1988.ã Simpla Pact was singed on 3rd July, 1972.ã Numb: of words in anthem=50.ã Numb: of lines in anthem=15.ã Numb: of ammendements made 17.ã Numb: of troops in a division are 12000 to 20,000.ã Numb: of troops in brigade is 4000 to 5000.ã Barrages built on Indus = 8.ã Tarbela dam is in NWFP (Abotabad) on Indus river.(Largest)ã Mangla dam is in AJK on Jehlum River(Highest)ã Warsak dam is in NWFP near Peshawar on Kabul river.ã Direct dialing system was introduced b/w Lahore and Rawalpindi for first time in 1964.  ã Rivers of Pakistan----- Punjab== Ravi+Chanab+Sutlaj.ã :::: Sindh ===Indus, Hub.ã NWFP==Kabul, Sawat, Zhob.ã Baluchistan==Bolan.ã Baluchistan is 43% of total Pak:.ã Geographical divisions of Pak: are 1.Northern Mountains, 2. Western off-shoots of Himalayas, 3.Baluchistan Plateau, 4. Potohar Plateau & Salt range, 5. Lower Indus Plain, 6. Thar desert.ã Pak: has 3 stock exchanges (confirm it).ã Broad Peak I is on Karokarum range.ã Colonel Sher Khan belonged to Sindh Regement.ã Kot Diji is a fort in Khairpur.ã Ancient mosque of Pak: is at Bhambhor.ã Time taken to sing National Anthem is 1 minute, 20 sec.ã Instruments used are 38.ã Texila is in Punjab and NWFP.ã Rashid Minhas martyred in August 1971.ã Mangla dam is on river Jehlum.ã Old name of Supreme Court is Federal Court.ã 10 persons have received Nishan-e-Hyder.ã Kharif (Summer Season) crops include—Cotton, rice, sugar cane, maize, Jaur and Bajra.ã Rabi (Winter OCT-March) crops are wheat, gram, barley and tobacco.ã Jhat Pat is the old name of Dera Allah Yar.ã There are 7 rivers in Baluchistan.ã Mast Tawakkal was the poet of Balochi.ã Khanpur dam is near Haripur.ã Skardu is also called “Little Tibet”.ã Swat became part of Pakistan in 1969.ã The most precious gemstone “Emerald” are found in Swat.ã Gilgit is the capital of Northern Areas of Pak:ã Khushhal Khan belonged to English period.ã The alphabet of Pushto was prepared by Saifullah.ã First poet of Pushto was Amir Karar.ã Saiful Maluk is near Naran.ã Dera Adam khan is famous for Gun factory.ã Durand line is b/w Peshawar and Afghanistan.ã Pakistan Forest Institution is located in Peshawar.ã Bala Hassan Fort was built by Babrat at Peshawar.ã Saidu Sharif is a lake in NWFP.ã British took Peshawar from Sikhs.ã Population-wise NWFP stands 3rd.ã Area-wise it is 4th.ã Lands down Bridge connect Sukkur with Rohri.ã Guddu Barrage was completed in 1932.ã Real name of Qalandar Lal Shahbaz is Shaikh Usman Marvindi.ã In 1973 constitution there are 290 articles.ã Pak: comprises of 61% of mountainous area.ã National Assembly has 342 seats & Senate has 100 seats with 14 for each province.ã Provincial Assembly seats Punjab=371, Sindh=168, NWFP=124, Baluchistan=65.  ã Name of Ustad Bukhari is Syed Ahmed Shah.ã Real name of Shaikh Ayaz is Shaikh Mubarak.ã Barrages on Indus are Toonsa, Jinnah, Sukkur, Gudo, Kotri & Ghulam Mohd:.ã Ports and harbours are Kimari (Kar: ), Bin Qasim (Kar: ),ã Jinnah Naval Base (ormara), Gawadar (Baluc: ), Panjgore (Baluch: ).ã Deserts of Pak: Thar (Sindh), Thal (Punjab), Cholistan (Punjab).ã Famous glaciers are Siachen, Batura, Baltoro.ã K2 (Karakurum Range) with 8610 meters.ã Mountain Ranges are Himaliya, Koradoram, Hindu Kash, Sulaiman and Salt Range.ã Tomb of Babur is in Kabul.ã Real name of Noor Jahan (Wife of Jahangir) was Mehrun Nisa.ã NADRA was setup in Feb: 16, 2000.ã The master plan of Islamabad was prepared in 1960 by MIS Constructinos Doxiades (of Greek).ã National Institute of Oceanlogy Karachi =1982.ã Pak: test fired Ghauri missile in April 6, 1998.ã First nuclear reactor was setup in Karachi.ã Pak:’s first agriculture university setup in Faisalabad.ã Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley near Chitral.ã Nearest provincial capital from Islamabad is Peshawar.ã Tomb of Hamayoon is in Delhi.ã Tomb of Jahangir is at Lahore.ã National Assembly has 60 women seats.ã National anthem was written in 1954.ã Gandhara civilization discovered from Texila.ã Social Action Plan launched in 1992-93.ã Rahmat Ali suggested name of Pakistan on 28th Jan: 1933 in “Now or Never” pamphletinLondon.ã Rehmat Ali was born in 1893 in a village Mohar district Hoshiyarpur (East Punjab).ã Rahmat Ali died at the age of 58 in 1951 and was buried in Cambridge University.ã Ancient name of Peshawar was Phushkalvati.ã India framed its constitution in 1950.ã Kara korum Highway (Silkroute) B/w Pak: & China was completed on 18th June, 1978.ã Jamrood Fort (Peshawar) was built by General Hari Singh Nalwa in 1836.ã Landi Khani is the end of the main line of Railway system of Pakistan.ã Cholistan desert is in Bahawlpur district.ã Harpa is in Sahiwal.ã Bhambhore is in Thatta.ã Firdousi, the Persian poet (Shah Nama) was the member of Sultan Mehmood’s court.ã Tomb of Baba Farid is in Pak Patan.ã Tomb of Sachal is in Ranipur.ã Nishtar Hospital is the largest hospital in Pakistan and was built in 1953.ã A.H means Anne Hegirae (Latin Term) =13th Sep: 622 A.D.ã Nanga Parbat is situated in Himalayan.ã Total arable land of Pakistan is 27%.ã Pakistan is situated at the West End of the Indo Gangetic.ã Wakhan separates Pakistan from Tajikistan.ã Hindu-kush range is also known as Little Pamirs.ã Sub-Himalya is also known as Siwaliks.
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