[VIDEO] Do you know which are the 10 populated cities of Pakistan?
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Pakistan is one of the most densely populated nations in the world. The 2017 census report revealed that Pakistan’s population had shown rapid growth. It has a population of over 212 million and covers an area of 881,913 square kilometers.
Here are the top 10 populated cities of Pakistan:
Quetta is famous for its rich fruit orchards, which produce the best apples in Pakistan. It is situated at an average elevation of 1,680 meters above sea level, making it Pakistan’s only high-altitude major city.
Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and the 9th most populated. The city is home to various landmarks, with the most famous one being the Faisal Mosque − the largest mosque in South Asia and the fifth-largest globally.
Over the years, Hyderabad has become an important commercial and cultural hub. The city serves as a transit between the rural and the urban Sindh.
Multan is the 7th most populated city in Pakistan. It is the oldest living city and even became the abode of Sufism in South East Asia. The city is famous for its large number of Sufi shrines.
Peshawar is famous for its food and tourism. It is one of the oldest cities of Pakistan, with recorded history dates back to 539 BC.
As famous for food, the city’s traditional recipes include chapli kebab, fried fish, and Kabuli pulao.
Gujranwala comes fifth on the list with a population of 2,027,001. It is connected to Peshawar and Lahore by rail and major arterial roads.
The city is an agricultural and industrial center, producing sugar cane, cereals, ceramics, iron cabinets, copper, copper, and aluminum utensils.
Rawalpindi is located on the Potohar Plateau, 9 miles southwest of the national capital, Islamabad. The city is an important administrative, commercial, and industrial center.
Faisalabad is located in a district of Punjab. The city has become a commercial, industrial and agricultural center in the capital region. The infrastructure of Punjab is well planned and includes an extensive road, highway, and rail network.
Lahore is the second most populated city in Pakistan. It has contributed nearly 13% of the Pakistani economy’s income.
The city owns service industries such as real estate, financial services, banking, tourism, information services, and technology.
Karachi is the most populous city in Pakistan. In fact, the Karachi metropolitan area is one of the most populated cities on the planet. The city is located on the Arabian Sea coast and is Pakistan’s largest and most important port.
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