Pakistan Facts and Figures Economy industry agriculture

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Facts and Figures of Pakistan , Economy, industry, agriculture of Pakistan with statistics. The economy of Pakistan is 25th largest in the world. Pakistan has a semi-industrialized economy, which mainly encompasses textiles, chemicals, food processing, agriculture and other industries. Growth poles of Pakistan's economy are situated along the Indus River. A dispute over the state of Kashmir is ongoing. In response to Indian nuclear weapons testing, Pakistan conducted its own tests in 1998.!


Primary Facts about Pakistan

Map of Pakistan


Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north

Geographic coordinates: 30 00 N, 70 00 E
Map references: Asia
Area: total:  803,940 sq km

land: 778,720 sq km

water: 25,220 sq km
Land : 6,774 km

Bordering countries:  Afghanistan 2,430 km, China 523 km, India 2,912 km, Iran 909 km
Coastline: 1,046 km

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Pakistan Railways

Climate: mostly hot, dry desert; temperate in northwest; arctic in north
Natural resources: land, extensive natural gas reserves, limited petroleum, poor quality coal, iron ore, copper, salt, limestone
Irrigated land: 171,100 sq km (1993 est.)
Environment - current issues: High level of air pollution because of deforestation, desertification; water pollution from raw sewage, industrial wastes, and agricultural runoff; limited natural fresh water resources; a majority of the population does not have access to potable water; ;high level of soil erosion.
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