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Islamabad is the national capital city of Pakistan located within the Islamabad Capital Territory. According to a 2012 estimate by the Census Department, the population of Islamabad including its surrounding territory has increased to 2 million and together with its neighbouring twin city of Rawalpindi, the greater Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the third largest conurbation in Pakistan with a population of over 4.5 million inhabitants. Since its foundation, Islamabad has attracted people from all over Pakistan, making it one of the most cosmopolitan and urbanised cities of Pakistan. As the national capital, Islamabad is the seat of the Government of Pakistan; the Presidential Palace is located here. Islamabad is also home to the Pakistan Monument, which is one of the two national monuments of Pakistan. Islamabad hosts a large number of foreign diplomats, politicians and government employees.
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Islamabad is a fine name, and the town which it denotes is the terminus of the navigation of the upper Jhelam. Boats do not go quite up to it, but within two or three miles of it, and there are a number of highly interesting places round it within a radius of thirty- miles. Though the second town in the province, it has only about 1500 houses, and its population is a little doubtful, as the statistician leaves us at liberty to calculate from ten to thirty inhabitants to the house. It lies beneath the apex ...
The Living Age ... (1875)
Islamabad is a fine name, and the town which it denotes is the terminus of the navigation of the upperjhelam. Boats do not go quite up to it, but within two or three miles of it, and there are a number of highly interesting places round it wi.hin a radius of thirty miles. Though the second town in the province, it has only about fifteen hundred houses, and its population is a little doubtful, ...
Under the Cover of Darkness (2011)
by Duane De Mello
As the seat of government and administration, Islamabad is a relatively quiet city of greenery divided into sections of government buildings, residences, shops and parks that are connected by broad new roads and modern commercial office buildings. Before taking a few hours of ...
Global Memoryscapes (2011)
Contesting Remembrance in a Transnational Age by Kendall R. Phillips, G. Mitchell Reyes
Islamabad is a city of wide boulevards and tree-lined roads. At night, speeding through the deserted streets, there was little to see.We arrived, exhausted, at our hotel at 3:00 in the morning ...
by D. T.. Anstey
Islamabad is a town of some importance, and is distant from the capital thirty-five miles.
Islamabad is a planned city in a beautiful setting at the foot of the mountains immediately north of Rawalpindi, constructed to serve as capital of the newly independent country of Pakistan. Construction began in the early 1960's, following extensive surveys and planning. Since then, rapid growth of both Islamabad and Rawalpindi to a combined population estimated at 1 .3 million has made ever-increasing demands on natural resources and caused adverse effects on the environment.
by Claus Peter Zoller
Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics. (Studies in Languages of Northern Pakistan 1). A sketch of Kalam Kohistani grammar. Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics.
by Claus Peter Zoller
Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Summer Institute of Linguistics. (Studies in Languages of Northern Pakistan 1). 1999a Asketch ofKalam Kohistani grammar. Islamabad: National Institute of ...
by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly
The Central Production Unit, established in 1960,isbased at Lahore,Karachi and Islamabad.The NationalSound Library is locatedatits Islamabad office. The records pertain to every aspect oflifein Pakistan and these are lentto media in Pakistan and ...
by Frank William. Jefkins
Associated Press of Pakistan: House 7, St 45, Shalimar 6/1, Islamabad. IINA: International Islamic News Agency (see). International Islamic News Agency: Islamabad. Islamic Press Union: Islamabad. Pakistan Press International: Press Centre, Shahrah Kamaj Ataturk, Karachi. PPI: Pakistan Press International (see). United Press of Pakistan: 1 Victoria Chambers, Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi.
Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)
by Peter Chalk
Islamabad banned the organization on August 25, 2008, in addition to freezing its assets and bank accounts and barring it from making media appearances. The TTP espouses ...
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A view from Daman-e-Koh at Margalla Hills
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Beautiful view from #Trail5 #Margalla Hills. #Islamabad
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- Nature near Islamabad
Can you imagine such pristine views minutes from a capital city?
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- First mountain on the way to Islamabad
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