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1- Highest Mountain Ranges In The World


Theworldshighestmountainrangesexistinthiscountry.TheyincludetheHimalayas
andHinduKushrangeinwhichfourmountainsarepresentinthelistof14highest
peaksintheworld.K2,theworldssecondhighestpeak,isalsolocatedinPakistan
(/news/pakistan).

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2- Largest Deep Sea Port in the world

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2- Largest Deep Sea Port in the world


Gwadarportisthelargestdeepseaportintheworld,locatedonthesouthwesternArabianSeaalongthecoastlineof
Balochistan,Pakistan(/news/pakistan).Thisportisconsideredalifelineintheregionseconomy.Pakistanhasagreedona
collaborationwithChinatoturnGwadarintoafullscalecommercialport.

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3- Highest paved International Road


DoyouknowtheeighthwonderoftheworldislocatedinPakistan?KarakoramHighwayhasbeenconstructedataheight
of15,397ftbetweenChinaandPakistan.Itisoneofthepopulartouristattractionintheregion.

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4- Second Largest Salt Mine in the World
KhewaraSaltMinesaretheworldssecondlargestandPakistansoldestsaltmines.ItwasdiscoveredbyAlexanderstroopsin
320B.C.Thesesaltminesarethelargestsourceofsaltintheworldproducing350,000tonsperyear.However,thesaltmines
reservesareestimatedtobeabout600milliontons.
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5- One of the Largest Desert In The World
ThardesertislocatedontheborderofPakistanandIndia.Itistheworldsninthlargestsubtropicaldesert.Thisdesertisabout
10,000yearsoldandwasonceawatersourceforIndusValleyCivilization.

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6- Highest Polo Ground in the World
ShandurTopislocatedinGilgit(/news/gilgitbaltistan),PakistanandcalledRoofoftheWorldelevatedat12,200ft.Every
yearapolomatchisplayedbetweenGilgit(/news/gilgitbaltistan)andChitral(/news/chitral)teams.Peoplefromallaround
theworldcometowatchthismatch.

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7- Largest Irrigation System of The world


TheworldslargestirrigationnetworkarepresentinPakistan.Itserves14.4millionhectaresofcultivatedland.Theirrigation
systemisfedbywaterfromtheIndusRiver.Themainfeaturesofthesystemareitsthreemajorstoragereservoirs,namely,
TarbelaandChashmaontheRiverIndusandManglaontheRiverJhelum19barrages12interriverlinkcanalsand43
independentirrigationcanalswiththetotallengthofthemaincanalsis58,500km.

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8- Largest Ambulance Network in the World


EdhiFoundationistheworldslargestnonprofitsocialwelfareorganization.Thisorganizationprovides24houremergency
services,medical&healthcareservicesandshelterfororphans.AbdulSattarEdhistartedtheservicefromasingleroomand
nowithasover300centersalloverthecountry.IthasbranchesinothercountriessuchasUK,USA,Canada,JapanandChina.

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9- First Islamic Country To Attain Nuclear Power


PakistanbecamethefirstIslamiccountrytobecomeNuclearPoweron28thMay1998.Thecountryensureditssolidarityin
thefaceofthreatsfromitslongtimenemesisneighboringcountry.

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10- More than 50% of World Footballs aremade in Pakistan


Sialkotisacityfamousformakingsportsequipment.Handstitchedfootballsareatrademarkofthiscity.Around60milion
handstitchedfootballsareproducedinworldcupyearinsmallfirmsinSialkot,Pakistan.Thisyear42millionofficialfootball
BrazucawereexportedtoBrazilforFIFAWorldCup2014.EvenNASAtestedthisfootballanddeclareditthebestfootballever
made.

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