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Pakistan

poniedziałek, 12 maja 2014

Pakistan is a sovereign country in South Asia. Pakistan has a 1,046 km coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west and north, Iran to the southwest and China in the far northeast. It is separated from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's narrow Wakhan Corridor in the north, and also shares a marine border with Oman.

Did you know that:
1. Pakistan is the world’s second-largest producer of chickpeas behind India.
2. The name Pakistan means ‘land of the pure’ in Persian and Urdu.
The official currency of Pakistan is the Pakistani rupee.
3. Pakistan's national sport is field hockey. The country has had a lot of success in the sport having won the Olympic gold medal 3 times in 1960, 1968, and 1984, and the Hockey World Cup 4 times in 1971, 1978, 1982, and 1994.
4. The national drink of Pakistan is Sugarcane juice, called "roh" the juice is usually only sold by roadside vendors throughout the country.
5. The Tharparkar Desert in the southern area of Pakistan stands as the only fertile desert of the world.
6. Pakistan’s Shafay Thobani, at 12 years old, became the youngest Microsoft-certified technology specialist.

2 komentarze:

kingway Kinga pisze...

Kartka z lokalnymi ludźmi jest piękna. Ten brelok także przypadł mi do gustu :)

Souvenirmaniac pisze...

Kartki cudem do mnie dotarły, bo koperta z nimi była totalnie zniszczona no i pierwszy brelok niestety nie doszedł (wypadł, albo ktoś go ukradł z tej koperty), ale na szczęście druga wymiana przebiegła już pozytywnie :D

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