Pakistan

Discover a few interesting facts about the world's third largest country (by area) and enjoy our collection of Pakistan flag printables and Pakistan flag colouring page, below.

Nanga Parbat, Himalayas, reflected in a pond at Fairy Meadows, Pakistan
The mountain Nanga Parbat reflected in a pond at Fairy Meadows, Pakistan

A Little Geography...

  • The Islamic Republic of Islam is in South Asia, bordering India to the east, Afghanistan to the west and north, and Iran and China in the southwest and northeast.
  • Pakistan is not only the third largest country in the world by area, but the sixth largest by population - with a population of over 180 million.
  • Pakistan's lands vary from snow-capped mountains to deserts and coastal wetlands. The climate varies from tropical to temperate, and as you can imagine the flora and fauna is very diverse.
  • Islamabad is the capital, but Karachi, with a population of 13m, is the largest city.

Colourful local buses in Karachi, Pakistan
Colourful local buses in Karachi, Pakistan

A Little History...

  • The area that is now Pakistan was home to several ancient cultures and faiths and ruled by many empires over the centuries - lastly the British Empire.
  • In 1947 Pakistan became an independent nation for Muslims, and in 1956 a new constitution declared it an Islamic Republic. Pakistan as we know it today came into being in 1971 when East Pakistan seceded and became Bangladesh.

And Some Interesting Facts...

  • Pakistan translates as "land of the pure" in Urdu and Persian.
  • Hockey is Pakistan's national sport and the national team has an impressive record. But cricket is the most popular sport across the country!
  • One of the first serious PC viruses was created by two young Pakistani brothers in 1986.
  • About half of the world's footballs are made in Pakistan!

The Pakistan Flag

Pakistan flag

The Pakistani flag features a crescent moon and a single star. The main green colour stands for the religion of Islam and the Muslims that live in Pakistan. The white vertical stripe on the left represents the religious minorities and their religions. The flag was officially adopted on 11th August 1947.


Our Pakistan Resources

A Day In Pakistan Diary

A Day In Pakistan Diary

A day in Pakistan might be very different from a day in your own life. Can you research what it might be like and write a diary entry on this worksheet?

Climate Of Pakistan Worksheet

Climate Of Pakistan Worksheet

Do some research on the climate of Pakistan, and write about it on this worksheet. Then fill in the weather app with the forecast in Pakistan today!

Culture In Pakistan

Culture In Pakistan

What have you learned about culture in Pakistan? Record everything here on this worksheet...

Food From Pakistan Worksheet

Food From Pakistan Worksheet

A lot of the food from Pakistan looks very tasty! Can the children find out more and draw a typical meal too?

Pakistan Compare And Contrast Worksheet

Pakistan Compare And Contrast Worksheet

This worksheet asks the kids to focus on comparing life in Pakistan with their own life. How do things like food, school, hobbies and homes compare and contrast?

Pakistan Fact Worksheet

Pakistan Fact Worksheet

This geography worksheet encourages children to find out a number of facts about Pakistan and includes some location practice.

 

Pakistan National Emblem Worksheet

Pakistan National Emblem Worksheet

Do some research into the Pakistan national emblem and record what you find on this worksheet. You could also try designing your own emblem on worksheet 2 based on what you find out...

Pakistan National Flower Colouring Page

Pakistan National Flower Colouring Page

The fragrant Jasmine features on our national flower colouring page for Pakistan.

Fun Fact: The Jasmine flower releases its fragrance after sunset, and is often strongest towards a full moon.

Pakistan Picture Gallery

Pakistan Picture Gallery

The children can use this fun picture gallery to draw lots of lovely artwork or maybe cut and paste some photos of Pakistan.

Pakistan Postcard 1

Pakistan Postcard 1

Using the picture on the front for inspiration perhaps, write a postcard from Pakistan for someone back home.

Pakistan Postcard 2

Pakistan Postcard 2

This fun, printable template lets the children design then write their own postcard from Pakistan - a drawing and writing activity all in one!

Pakistan Poster 1

Pakistan Poster 1

This lovely poster features Lahore Fort, Pakistan, set against an incredible sunset background. 

Pakistan Poster 2

Pakistan Poster 2

This poster helps the kids learn the shape of Pakistan, and the national flag too. 

Pakistan Story Paper

Pakistan Story Paper

The stunning photograph on this Pakistan story paper should spark some creative writing! Or use it to record information you've learned about Pakistan.

Pakistan Tourist Leaflet

Pakistan Tourist Leaflet

Print and fold this Pakistan tourist leaflet into 3, then write your own facts and information about the country inside.

Pakistan Travel Brochure Worksheet

Pakistan Travel Brochure Worksheet

This interesting worksheet asks the kids to write some content for a travel brochure for Pakistan, and they need to draw a picture to illustrate the text too. 

Pakistan Worksheet

Pakistan Worksheet

What do the kids know about Pakistan? This worksheet is a good place to record it!

Wildlife Of Pakistan Worksheet

Wildlife Of Pakistan Worksheet

Have you ever heard of a moon bear? It's just one of the exotic animals that live in Pakistan. Can you find out about some more and record what you find here on this worksheet?

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