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WorldView - Asia

Pakistan

US Dept of State - Pakistan

"The World Bank considers Pakistan a low-income country. GDP is around $166 billion at the official exchange rate. The population numbered some 167 million in 2008 with a 1.81% growth rate. No more than 55.0% of adults are literate, and life expectancy is about 64 years." more...

Global Edge

"The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world and dating back at least 5,000 years, spread over much of what is presently Pakistan." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Pakistan, an impoverished and underdeveloped country, has suffered from decades of internal political disputes and low levels of foreign investment. Between 2001-07, however, poverty levels decreased by 10%, as Islamabad steadily raised development spending." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Pakistan is a parliamentary federal republic in South Asia, with a population of over 170 million people. Following successful elections in February 2008, Pakistan has a coalition government led by Prime Minister Yousuf Gilani. Pakistan is a developing country with some tourist facilities in major cities but limited in outlying areas." more...

Languages of Pakistan

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Pakistan - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...