Country Profile

Population (2011): 176.7 million
Capital: Islamabad
Area: 796,095 sq km
Main Languages: Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Pashtu, Urdu (official), English (official)
Religions: Muslim (official), 95% (Sunni 75%, Shia 20%), other 5%
Currency: Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
GDP (2011): US$211.1 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$1.194
GDP growth: 2.4%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 20.9%, Industry 25.8%, Services 53.3% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 36%
Life Expectancy (2010): 65 years
International dialing code: +92