SOUTHERN ASIA

Pakistan Map

A Pakistan map that displays major cities, towns, roads, rivers, provinces. Satellite imagery and an elevation map show everything from the Himalayas to the Indus River plain.

REFERENCE

Pakistan Political Map

Pakistan is located in Southern Asia, along the Arabian Sea. It borders the Middle Eastern countries of Iran to the west and Afghanistan to the northwest. Additionally, it’s next to India to the east and China to the northeast, which is both a part of Asia. Pakistan is the fifth most populous country. Also, it’s known for K2, which is the second-highest mountain in the world. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. But Karachi is the largest city.

IMAGERY

Pakistan Satellite Map

Pakistan occupies an area of 881,913 square kilometers (340,509 sq mi). In comparison, this makes it larger than Turkey but smaller than Egypt. It shares a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman to the south. The Indus River is Pakistan’s largest river, where most major cities are located. Although Pakistan is mostly hot and dry in the south, it transitions to a more temperate climate in the northwest.

PHYSICAL

Pakistan Physical Map

The country of Pakistan has three major regions – Northern Highlands, the Indus River Plain, and the Balochistan Plateau. First, the northern highlands contain the Himalayas along its border with China. At 8,610 m (28,250 ft), K2 is the highest mountain in Pakistan and the second-largest mountain in the world. The interior of Pakistan is characterized by the low-lying relief of the Punjab Plain and Indus Valley. Finally, both the Sulaiman Range and Balochistan Plateau lie in the south-western region of Pakistan.

ADMINISTRATION

Pakistan Provincial Map

Provinces are the first-level administrative unit in Pakistan that are divided geographically and administratively.  Currently, there are 4 four provinces and one federal territory.  The provinces of Pakistan include Balochistan, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Whereas the federally administered unit is the Islamabad Capital Territory.