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Pakistan country profile, 2002.

Pakistan country profile, 2002.

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Published by Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708832M
LC Control Number2006333799

Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives. Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below. Pakistan shares a land border with Afghanistan, China, India and Iran. The population of Pakistan is million people (,,) as of July This makes Pakistan the 6th most populous country in the world. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan, however as of it was only the 9th largest city in the country with just over 1 million. BC ( BC) Indus Valley civilization of modern-day Pakistan ( BC) City of Harappa, part of the Indus Valley civilization, flourished ( - BC) Mohenjo-daro in southern Pakistan evolved as early urban center (s BC) Start of the Aryan civilization (s BC) Aryans came into the Punjab region, followed a strict caste system ( BC) People became frustrated by caste system. country tin book by bob pennycook was published in and contains 34 pages plus and extra large pull out pattern section. this book features patterns and painting instructions in acrylics. the inside is very clean almost unused in appearance with the pull out pattern section intact and Rating: % positive.


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