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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.!

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Primary Facts about Pakistan

Map of Pakistan

Location:

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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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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