C o u n t r y 
P r o f i l e

All the country profile information was adapted from an information factsheet picked up in 1993, from the Pakistan Association of Greater Houston. The statistics may be somewhat out of date, but you can check for more current information at the World Factbook site.
There's also some exstensive statistics on a site put together by the Mujahid Computer Club a non-profit, non-government organization, committed to the progress in computers and increase in computer literacy in Pakistan.

Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan 
Population: 117.32 million on January 1, 1992
Density: 147 persons per square kilometer
Population growth rate: 3.1%
National Language: Urdu
Offical Languages: Urdu and English
Currency: Rupee

Geographical Location: Between 23 degrees and 37 degrees North Latitude, 61 degrees and 76 degrees East Longitude.
North: China
North-West: Afghanistan and Iran
East: India
South:Arabian Sea
Area: 796,095 square kilometers, Cultivated: 20.8 million hecatares, Forest: 3.13 million hectares
Capital City: Islamabad
Sea Ports: Karachi, Mohammad Bin Qasim, Gawader and Pasni
Dry Ports: Hyderabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Peshawar and Quetta
International Airports: Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta 
National Airline: PIA
Average Rainfall: 762 mm/anum
Literacy Rate: 34% (1991-92)
GNP: Rs. 1215 billion (1991-92)
Per capita Income: Rs. 10,358 (1991-92)
GDP growth rate: 6.4% (1991-92)
Foreign Trade: 33.55% of GNP (imports + exports)
Exports: Rs. 171.335 billion
Imports: Rs. 236,334 billion
Major Crops: Wheat, Rice, Sugarcane, Grms, Cotton, and Tobacco
Major Industries: Textile, Cement, Fertilizer, Leather Garments, Chemicals, Agro-based, Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Industries 
Major Exports: Cotton, Cotton Yarn, Leather & it's products, Rice, Seafood

Taken from Fazia Begum Rizvi's homepage


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