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20 Amazing Facts About Pakistan You Should Be Proud Of
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Published: Mar 23, 2016

The name Pakistan literally means “Land of the Pure”. It is the 6th most populous country holding many unbreakable records. Here are 20 Amazing facts about Pakistan you should be proud of.

1. Pakistan is the only Nuclear Country in the Muslim world

Source: nazeerkhosa
Source: nazeerkhosa

2. Pakistan’s national anthem ranks 1st in the top ten national anthems of the world

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Source: gettyimages

3. Pakistan has the seventh largest standing armed forces in the world

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Source: deon

4. Pakistan has the second best performing stock exchange

Source: tribune
Source: tribune

5. Khewra Salt Mine is not only one of the oldest salt mines in the history of the sub-continent but also the second largest salt mine in the world

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Source: karoenjoy

6. Pakistan has the world’s largest and oldest manmade forest, Changa Manga

Source: Amir
Source: Amir

7. Edhi Foundation holds the Guinness record for world’s “largest volunteer ambulance organization” since 1997

Source: tribune
Source: tribune

8. Tarbela Dam is the largest earth filled dam in the world, was constructed in 1968

Photo by Kohi Marri
Photo by Kohi Marri

9. Gwadar is the largest deep sea port in the world

Source: thelondonpost
Source: thelondonpost

10. The Karakoram Highway (KKH) is one of the highest paved international roads in the world

Source: en.wikipedia
Source: en.wikipedia

11. Shandur Top is the highest polo ground in the world at 3,700 meters

Source: hunzaguidespakistan
Source: hunzaguidespakistan

12. Pakistan has the world’s largest Irrigation System

Source: pakistantribe
Source: pakistantribe

13. Pakistan has the 4th largest broadband internet system in the world

Source: icecs.in
Source: icecs.in

14. Pakistanis rank as the 4th most intelligent people across the world

Source: newspakistan
Source: newspakistan

15. More than 50% of World’s hand-sewed footballs are manufactured in Pakistan

Source: reuters
Source: reuters

16. Muhammad Ilyas, from Pakistan is the youngest civil judge in the World

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Source: plus.google

17. K2 is the highest mountain peak in the world

Source: tourisminpakistan
Source: tourisminpakistan

18. Haleji Lake located in Thatta District, Sindh, Pakista, is Asia’s largest bird sanctuary

Source: aminals.org
Source: aminals.org

19. Pakistan ranks 26th in the largest economies of the world in terms of purchasing power and 45th largest in terms of nominal GDP

Source:dunyanews
Source:dunyanews

20. Thar is the world’s 17th largest desert, and the world’s 9th largest subtropical desert

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Source: shareyouressays