Islamic Republic of PAKISTAN


Flag or logo since 1970-07-01*
Sübha BALOCHISTAN : صوبہ بلوچستان (ur) + BALOCHISTAN Province (en)
Emblem or Symbol*

President Ghulam Ishaq Khan
(ruler of PAKISTAN since 1988-08-17)
Capitals & administrative places*: Quetta
Official & national languages: English (en) . Urdu (ur) .



5 Divisions:

KALAT KALAT Division  (Kalat)Local: KALAT Division (en) + KALAT : قلات‎ (ur)  (Kalat)
KHARAN KHARAN Division  (Kharan)Local: KHARAN : خاران‬‎ (ur) + KHARAN Division (en)  (Kharan)
MAKRAN MAKRAN Division  (Turbat)Local: MAKRAN Division  (Turbat)
QUETTA-PISHIN QUETTA-PISHIN Division  (Quetta)Local: QUETTA-PISHIN Division  (Quetta)
SIBI SIBI Division  (Sibi)Local: SIBI Division  (Sibi)

1 Territory:

MARRI-BUGTI COUNTRY Provincially Administered Tribal Areas of Baluchistan : PATA  (Loralai)Local: Provincially Administered Tribal Areas of Baluchistan : PATA  (Loralai)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

FREE KASHMIR Free State of Jammu and Kashmir : FREE KASHMIR [United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan-UNMOGIP]  (Muzaffarabad)
ISLAMIC JIHAD Islamic Struggle Movement : HARKAT UL-JIHAD AL-ISLAMI  (Peshawar)
LASHKAR-E TOIBA Army of the Righteous : LASHKAR-E TOIBA Organization  (Muaskar-e-Aqsa + Muridke + Muzaffarabad + Jaji)
PAKISTAN Islamic Republic of PAKISTAN  (Islamabad)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BAJAUR BAJAUR Agency  (Khar)
GILGIT GILGIT Division  (Gilgit)
ISLAMABAD CAPITAL Islamabad Capital Territory : ICT  (Islamabad)
KHYBER KHYBER Agency  (Landi Kotal)
KURRAM KURRAM Agency  (Parachinar)
LAHORI AHMADIS LAHORE AHMADIYYA Movement for the Propagation of Islam  (Lahore)
MOHMAND MOHMAND Agency  (Ekkagund)
NORTHERN AREAS Federally Administered Northern Areas : FANA  (Gilgit)
ORAKZAI ORAKZAI Agency  ((Hangu) + Omarzi)
PUNJAB PUNJAB Province  (Lahore)
SIACHEN GLACIER Indian Military Occupied SIACHEN GLACIER  (Siachen)
SINDH SINDH Province  (Karachi)
SINDU DESH SINDU DESH Liberation Army  (Karachi)
TRIBAL AREAS Federally administered Tribal Areas of the North-West Frontier Province : FATA  (Miram Shah)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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