Where is Pakistan?


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Pakistan is situated in southern Asia. Pakistan is between the countries of Afghanistan and India, also bordering Iran and China. Pakistan's southern coastline borders the Arabian Sea for about 650 total miles.

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Pakistan has a diverse geographic makeup, consisting of a level plain in the eastern part of the country, a mountainous north and northwest and a plateau terrain in the west. Pakistan covers a total area of about 310,000 square miles, making it the 36th largest country in the world, as of 2014. The capital of Pakistan is Islamabad, but the largest city is Karachi, located along the southern coast. The country is estimated to have a total population approaching 196.2 million people, as of 2014.

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