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21 Mind-Blowing Facts About Pakistan You Never Knew

Pakistan is a very ‘rich’ country. Although neither we are very much aware of it nor we try to be. Our country is so rich of everything that you will fall in love with it, hell, anyone would.

Koherai Malakand

Koherai Malakand

Malakand is a district of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.
The District was formed in 1970 as a Provincially Administered Tribal Area, It had previously been a Tribal Area known as the Malakand Protected Area, part of the Malakand Agency. From 1970 to 2000 the District was part of Malakand Division.
Malakand District lies at a strategically important position as it acts as a gateway to Swat, Dir, Chitral and Bajaur. It is surrounded by a series of mountains that were overgrown with different kinds of trees in the past though they have a barren look today. The famous Malakand Pass which connects Mardan to Swat and Dir is located near Dargai, where the local Pushtun tribes fought two fierce battles with the British army in 1895 and 1897.

Khariaan (Cantt) (10)

Khariaan (Cantt)

Kharian Cantt: or Kharian Cantonment is one of the largest cantonment (Army Base) of Pakistan. It was built in late 50’s with the support of USA as part of the military assistance to Pakistan. Its construction was supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was built according to American standardsThe population of cantonment is 90,462 whereas the population of the parent city Kharian is around 30,000.

Banjosa Lake, Azad Kashmir

Banjosa Lake, Azad Kashmir

Banjosa Lake , Pakistan
Banjosa Lake is an artificial lake and a tourist attraction 20 kilometers (12 mi) from the city of Rawalakot in District Poonch in Azad Kashmir. It is located at an altitude of 1,981 meters (6,499 ft)
Rawalakot is a city in Azad Kashmir, and is the capital of Rawalakot District. It is in a saucer-shaped valley at an elevation of 1615 metres (5300 ft). It is 76 kilometres (47 miles) from Kohala, It is linked with Rawalpindi and Islamabad via the neighbouring districts of Azad Pattan and Tain Dhalkot,and with Muzaffarabad via Kohala and Sudhangali. The main tribe of Rawalakot is the Awan , shah , Mughal and Sudhan tribe.

Turbela Pakistan

Tarbela Dam Pakistan

Tarbela Dam Pakistan: Tarbela Dam on the Indus River in Pakistan is the second largest dam in the world by structural volume and the largest earth filled dam in the world. It is located in Haripur District, Hazara Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Islamabad. The dam is 485 feet (148 m) high above the riverbed. The dam forms the Tarbela Reservoir, with a surface area of approximately 250-square-kilometre (97 sq mi). The dam was completed in 1974 and was designed to store water from the Indus River for irrigation, flood control, and the generation of hydroelectric power.

PakTourist Hunza Valley

Hunza Valley Pakistan

The Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The Hunza valley is situated north/west of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Aliabad is the main town is while Karimabad is a popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Peak, Hunza Peak, Passu Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 metres (19,685 ft) or higher.

Naran Kaghan Valleys Mansehra

Naran, Kaghan Valley Mansehra

Naran is a medium sized town in upper Kaghan Valley of Mansehra District situated in KhyberPakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Elevated 2500m above sea level, Naran is one of the most scenic valleys in Pakistan; attracting thousands of tourists, trekkers, photographers and nature-enthusiast, every year. The Kunhar River, swollen by glacier melt, passes through this town as it meanders its way through the valley.Kunhar river in Naran during the month of June as viewed from PTDC motel.Naran can be considered as base station to scenic destinations like Lake Saiful-Malook, Lalazar Babusar, Noori VAlley and Purbi Valley.

Hangu Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hangu Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hangu  is a town in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and is the principal city of the district of Hangu. The town is famous for its beautiful green hills and fresh natural water.Hangu is situated in the northern half of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas and is about 42 km away from Kohat. Hangu was a tehsil of Kohat, but in 1998 it was announced as a district in Kohat Division.Samana, a place for nature lovers, is also situated here in Hangu district.

PakTourist Rose Garden Islamabad (1)

Spring Flower Festival, Rose Garden, Islamabad

Rose Garden is one of the most popular Gardens of Islamabad, Pakistan. It is situated near aabpara. Rose Garden is one of the most famous gardens in Pakistan. It is very popular for the flower festivals held in Spring seasons every year.

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Muree-The Snowy Winters (Punjab Pakistan)

Murree is known as popular hill station and summer resort and for its scenic beauty. Mountains overhung with pines and oaks, bubbling with gurgling springs, crisscrossed by rivulets, dotted with sprawling lawns and orchards overloaded with fruits present a nice spectacle. Its cool weather attracts tourists from all over the world for pakistan travel. Muree has cold, snowy winters, relatively cool summer with drastically escalated rain, in relation with lower altitudes, and frequent fog. The handmade hats and clothes depicts pakistani culture and one can get a lot of pakistan information discovering these amazingly beautiful artifacts.