The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is in astride ancient trade routes to and Western China. Pakistan's tourism industry was in its heyday during the 1970s when the country received unprecedented numbers of foreign tourists, thanks to the Hippie Trail.

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, the noisy, bustling, ever-growing troubled metropolis of Pakistan, lies on the eastern coast of the Arabian Sea, just northwest of the Indus river delta. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is Pakistan's second largest city after , and the capital of the north-eastern Punjab province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, and home to over half the country's population. Photo: Jugni, CC BY 3.0.

, the historical home to the Sindhi people is the second most populated administrative unit of Pakistan after Punjab, with a population of over 45 million people. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


, now known as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, borders the to the north. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

or Baluchistan is a province in Pakistan, visited for its long coastline and mountainous terrain. Photo: Baloch Baba, CC0.

is the northernmost political entity under the administrative control of Pakistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Azad Jammu and Kashmir or, for short, , is the Pakistani-controlled portion of Kashmir, lying west of Indian-controlled . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The were a region in Pakistan on the border with Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.


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