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Atlas of Pakistan

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پاکستان

اردو [1]پاکستان - اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاکستان

اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاکستان جنوبی ايشيا ميں واقع ہے۔ پاکستان کے مشرق ميں بھارت، شمال مشرق ميں چین اور مغرب ميں افغانستان اور ايران اور جنوب ميں بحيرہ عرب واقع ہيں۔ پاکستان کا مطلب ہے پاک لوگوں کے رہنے کی جگہ اور يہ نام چودھری رحمت علی نے تجويز کيا تھا۔

English Pakistan - Islamic Republic of Pakistan

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a country located in South-central Asia and the w:Greater Middle East. It has a 1046 kilometer coastline along the w:Arabian Sea in the south, and is bordered by ► Afghanistan (formerly w:Khorasan) and ► Iran in the west, ► India (Bharat) in the east and the ► People's Republic of China in the far northeast. In the north, Pakistan includes parts of ► Kashmir (w:Pakistan-administered Kashmir).It has four Provinces Punjab, Balochistan, Afghania (Pakistan),Sindh


Short name  Pakistan
Official  name Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Status Independent country since 1947
Location South Asia
Capital اسلام آباد (Islamabad)
Population 168,803,940 inhabitants
Area 803,940 km²
Major  languages Urdu, English (both official), Pashto, Sindhi, Balochi, Saraiki, Punjabi
Major  religions Islam
More information Pakistan, Geography of Pakistan, History of Pakistan and Politics of Pakistan
More  images Pakistan - Pakistan (Category).

General maps

South Asia UN.png UN map of India and Pakistan region
Pakistan-CIA WFB Map.png Map of Pakistan
Pakistan-ur.PNG Map of Pakistan in Urdu
Pakistan 2002 CIA map.jpg Map of Pakistan
Paktopo de.jpg Topographic map of Pakistan
OG00007.jpg Map of Pakistan and Afghanistan
Pakistan boundaries.png Boundaries of Pakistan
Pakistan Dive.png Subdivisions of Pakistan
Sub Pakistan.png Divisions of Pakistan
Pakistan tehsils.png Tehsils of Pakistan
Major ethnic groups of Pakistan in 1980.jpg Ethnic divisions

Maps of Kashmir

Un-kashmir-jammu.png UN map of the Kashmir distputed territory
Kashmir map big.jpg Kashmir
Kashmir map.jpg Divided Kashmir
Kashmir map NL.png Kashmir

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Pakistan, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Pakistan.

IVC Map.png Indus Valley Civilization (2600-1900 BCE)
Map of Vedic India.png Vedic civilization (1500-500 BCE)
Vedic India.jpg Vedic civilization
EpicIndia.jpg "Bharatvarsha" (Kingdom of India) during the time of Mahabharata and Ramayana
Ancient india.png Ancient India 600 BC
Gandhara.JPG Gandhara
Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg Achaemid Empire (Persia around 50 BCE
Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map-alexander-empire.png Map of the Empire of Alexander
MacedonEmpire.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Alexander den stores rike, Nordisk familjebok.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Diadochen1.png Hellenistic successor states:
   Kingdom of Ptolemy
   Kingdom of Cassander
   Kingdom of Lysimachus
   Kingdom of Seleucus
   Epirus
Other states:
   Rome
Hellenistic world 200BC blank.png Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
Greco-Bactrian kingdom.jpg Greco-Bactrian kingdom (250-125 BCE)
Maurya india.png Maurya and Gupta Empires
Karta maurya.jpg Mauryan Empire (250 BCE)
Mauryans.JPG Mauryan Empire
Mauryan Empire Map.gif Mauryan Empire
Indo-GreekKingdomMap11.jpg Indo-Greek kingdom (180 BCE-10 AD)
Indo-GreekKingdomMap3.jpg Indo-Greek Kingdom
WKshatrapas.jpg Western Kshatrapas(35-405 AD)
Gupta.png Gupta Empire (400 AD)
Guptariket karta.jpg Gupta Empire
Guptaempire.gif Gupta Empire
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Gupta Empire
Hephthalite.png Hephthalite dominion (520)
Harshabysumchung.jpg Harsha's Empire around 600
Pratihara.JPG Pratihara (6th-11th century)
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Rajput mahrajas.JPG Rajput Kingdoms (7th-11th Century)
Mongol Empire map.gif Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan's death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)
   Mongol Empire

By 1294 the empire had split into:

   Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty)
Delhi sultanate.JPG Delhi Sultanate (13th century)
Sher Shah's empire.png Sher Shah Suri's Empire (around 1500)
European settlements in India 1501-1739.png European settlements in India 1501-1739
Stormogulernas rike 1600.jpg Mughal Empire (1600) and European possesions
Moghul india.png Mughal Empire (1700) and Maratha Confederacy (1860)
Mughal empire large.png Mughal Empire (1526-1857)
Mughals.JPG Mughal Empire
India shepherd 1923.jpg India 1700-1792
Karta marathriket 1790.jpg Maratha Confederacy 1790
Sikh Empire.JPG Sikh Empire of Ranjit Singh 1799 - 1849
British india.JPG British India, not including Burma
Partition of India.PNG Britain's holdings on the Indian subcontinent were granted independence in 1947 and 1948, becoming four new independent states: India, Burma (now Myanmar), Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and Pakistan (including East Pakistan, modern-day Bangladesh)
Partage de l'Inde.svg Partition of India
Historical Pakistan.gif Historical Pakistan until 1971
Pakistan 1971.png

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Hindoostanmap1812.jpg Hindustan in 1812 by Arrowsmith and Lewis

Ethno-linguistic maps

Südasien Sprachfamilien.png Languages of South Asia
Indoarische Sprachen.png Indo-arian languages
Dravidische Sprachen.png Dravidian languages
Pakistan Sprachen.PNG Languages of Pakistan

Other maps

Un-pakistan.png UN map of Pakistan
Pakistan ethnic 1973.jpg Industry map

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
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  1. Romanization: Pākistān - Islami Jumhuriyah Pākistān.

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