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ID: 1000133
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  Pakistan (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 070 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 70.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by 3500 BCE; urban cultures developed in Indus Valley by late 4th millennium BCE; Aryan-speakers immigrated 2nd millennium BCE; Hindu culture dominated by 4th century CE; ruled by Muslims 8th-16th centuries, then by Mughals; part of British India 1857-1947; official languages are Urdu and English, though other languages including Punjabi, Sindhi, Pushtu, and Baluchi are spoken.

Names:
Pākistān (preferred,C,V,Urdu (transliterated)-P,U)
Pākistān (Urdu,U)
Jamhūryat Islāmī Pākistān (C,V,O,Urdu (transliterated),U)
Islāmī Jamhūriya-e Pākistān (C,V)
Islām-ī Jamhūrīya-e Pākistān (C,V)
Pakistan (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Pakistan (French-P,U,N)
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of (C,O,English,U)
Islamic Republic of Pakistan (C,V,O,English,U,N)
République islamique du Pakistan (C,O,French,U,N)
Pakistán (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
República Islámica del Pakistán (C,O)
Paquistán (C,O)
Paquistão (C,O)
پَاکِسْ خَان (C,O,Urdu-P,U)
جَُْهمورْ ة إِسْلامِی پَاکِسْ خَان (C,O,O,Urdu,U)
باهس خان (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً باهس خان الإسلام ةِ (C,O,Arabic,U)
Пакистан (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Исламская Республика Пакистан (C,O,Russian,U)
巴基斯坦 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
巴基斯坦伊斯兰共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
PAK (C,O,ISO3L)
PK (C,O,ISO2L,Urdu,U)
ISO586 (C,O,ISO3N)
PK00 (C,O,FIPS)
Pakistani (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  ........  Pakistan (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (subcontinent)  ........  India (subcontinent) (P)
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  ............  Pakistan (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Achaemenid Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ........  Achaemenid Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Pakistan (nation)  ............  Pakistan (nation) (P,H) 612-330 BCE

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  separated from India in 1947; boundaries altered when E province, now Bangladesh, gained independence March 1971
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established 1956
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Islāmābād .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Pakistan, Islāmābād) [7000904]
historical connection ....  Khilji Sultanate .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia) [8711782]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  withdrew in 1972; rejoined in 1989
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1947

Sources and Contributors:
پَاکِسْ خَان..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جَُْهمورْ ة إِسْلامِی پَاکِسْ خَان..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
باهس خان..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
جُهور ةً باهس خان الإسلام ةِ..........  [VP]
...............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Пакистан..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Исламская Республика Пакистан..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
巴基斯坦..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
巴基斯坦伊斯兰共和国..........  [VP]
.......................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
Islamic Republic of Pakistan..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
...............................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Islāmī Jamhūriya-e Pākistān..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 688
...............................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXV, 379
Islām-ī Jamhūrīya-e Pākistān..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
ISO586..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
Jamhūryat Islāmī Pākistān..........  [VP]
............................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
............................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 29 July 2013
PAK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
Pakistan..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 488-489
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 704
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 69 ff.
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-72
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 914
Pākistān..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 687
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 289
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Pakistán..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Pakistani..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of..........  [VP]
..................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Paquistán..........  [VP]
....................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 910
Paquistão..........  [VP]
....................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 1031
PK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
PK00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 65
República Islámica del Pakistán..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
République islamique du Pakistan..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 676
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 688
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 687
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 488-489
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 704
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 910
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 69 ff.; XXV, 379
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 18
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770; 782
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2770971
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 65
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 1031
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 289
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-72
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 72
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 914
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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