Some Information About Pakistan

Gilgit is the capital of Northern Areas of Pak

? Khushhal Khan belonged to English period.

?The alphabet of Pushto was prepared by Saifullah.

?First poet of Pushto was Amir Karar.

?Saiful Maluk is near Naran.

?Dera Adam khan is famous for Gun factory.

?Durand line is b/w Peshawar and Afghanistan.

?Pakistan Forest Institution is located in Peshawar.

?Bala Hassan Fort was built by Babrat at Peshawar.

? Saidu Sharif is a lake in NWFP.

?British took Peshawar from Sikhs.

?Population-wise NWFP stands 3rd.

?Area-wise it is 4th.

?Lands down Bridge connect Sukkur with Rohri.

?Guddu Barrage was completed in 1932.

?Real name of Qalandar Lal Shahbaz is Shaikh Usman Marvindi.

?In 1973 constitution there are 290 articles.

?Pak: comprises of 61% of mountainous area.

? Name of Ustad Bukhari is Syed Ahmed Shah.

?Real name of Shaikh Ayaz is Shaikh Mubarak.

? Barrages on Indus are Toonsa, Jinnah, Sukkur, Gudo, Kotri & Ghulam Mohd:.

?Ports and harbours are Kimari (Kar: ), Bin Qasim (Kar:

?Jinnah Naval Base (ormara), Gawadar (Baluc: ), Panjgore (Baluch: ).

? Deserts of Pak: Thar (Sindh), Thal (Punjab), Cholistan (Punjab).

? Famous glaciers are Siachen, Batura, Baltoro.

?Mountain Ranges are Himaliya, Koradoram, Hindu Kash, Sulaiman and Salt Range.

?Tomb of Babur is in Kabul.

?Real name of Noor Jahan (Wife of Jahangir) was Mehrun Nisa.

?NADRA was setup in Feb: 16, 2000.

? The master plan of Islamabad was prepared in 1960 by MIS Constructinos Doxiades (of Greek).

?National Institute of Oceanlogy Karachi =1982.
Pak: test fired Ghauri missile in April 6, 1998.

?First nuclear reactor was setup in Karachi.

?Pak:’s first agriculture university setup in Faisalabad.

?Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley near Chitral.

?Nearest provincial capital from Islamabad is Peshawar.

?Tomb of Hamayoon is in Delhi.

?Tomb of Jahangir is at Lahore.

?National Assembly has 60 women seats.

?National anthem was written in 1954.

?Gandhara civilization discovered from Texila.

?Social Action Plan launched in 1992-93.

? Rahmat Ali suggested name of Pakistan on 28th Jan: 1933 in “Now or Never” pamphlet in London.

? Rehmat Ali was born in 1893 in a village Mohar district Hoshiyarpur (East Punjab).

?Rahmat Ali died at the age of 58 in 1951 and was buried in Cambridge University.

?Ancient name of Peshawar was Phushkalvati.

? India framed its constitution in 1950.

?Kara korum Highway (Silkroute) B/w Pak: & China was completed on 18th June, 1978.

?Jamrood Fort (Peshawar) was built by General Hari Singh Nalwa in 1836.

?Landi Khani is the end of the main line of Railway system of Pakistan.

?Cholistan desert is in Bahawlpur district.

? Harpa is in Sahiwal.

?Bhambhore is in Thatta.

? Firdousi, the Persian poet (Shah Nama) was the member of Sultan Mehmood’s court.

?Tomb of Baba Farid is in Pak Patan.

?Tomb of Sachal is in Ranipur.

?Nishtar Hospital is the largest hospital in Pakistan and was built in 1953.

?A.H means Anne Hegirae (Latin Term) =13th Sep: 622 A.D.

?Nanga Parbat is situated in Himalayan.

? Total arable land of Pakistan is 27%.

?Pakistan is situated at the West End of the Indo Gangetic.

?Wakhan separates Pakistan from Tajikistan.

?Hindu-kush range is also known as Little Pamirs.

? Sub-Himalya is also known as Siwaliks.

?The Sindh Sagar Doab is also known as Thal Desert.

?Takt-I-Suleman is the highest peak of Sulaiman Mountains.

?The length of Indus River is 2900 km.

?Six barrages are constructed on the River Indus.

? Hispar Glacies is located in Hunza.

? The famous Umar Kot fort was built in 1746.

? Katch and Gawadar are the districts of Makran Division.

? Punjgore is the district of Makran division.

?Meaning of Quetta is fort.

?Gomal River is in NWFP.