Overview - Pakistan

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Capital:Islamabad
Area:803,940 km²
Population:165,803,560 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Punjabi - 48%, Sindhi - 12%, Siraiki - 10%, Pashtu - 8%, Urdu (official) - 8%, Balochi - 3%, Hindko - 2%, Brahui - 1%, English (official), Burushaski and others - 8%.
Religion(s):Muslim (Sunni - 77%, Shi'a - 20%) - 97%, Christian, Hindu and others - 3%.
Ethnic Group(s):Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun, Baloch, others.