Karachi is the capital of Sindh province and the most populous city in Pakistan
Karachi also has the distinction of being the most populous city in the world
Karachi is also called Mini Pakistan Because this city is inhabited by people of every race, every language and every religion
Karachi is home to a large number of immigrants
The first name of Karachi was Kolache
The total area of Karachi is 3780 square kilometers
According to an estimate made in 2019, the total population of Karachi is 19230442 people. In terms of population, it is the largest city in Pakistan and the second largest in the world. Hyderabad and Mukli are notable cities near Karachi
At the time of establishment of Pakistan, Karachi became the capital city
10 interesting facts about Karachi Pakistan
Karachi remained the capital of Pakistan until 1960 The Assembly that passed the first resolution for the establishment of Pakistan was also held in Karachi Karachi is the only unique city in Pakistan that has not only provided a place for people of all races and colors to live but also provided decent employment That is why the population of this city has increased in a few decades and this population has gone from millions to crores.
But then the city was overlooked and the peaceful people became insecure
The city of Karachi was engulfed in flames. The enemies of humanity have shed blood by seeking justification for linguistic, religious and racial race. Then in 2013, with the intervention of the Pakistani army, this bloody game was brought under control.
Now there is peace in Karachi. Karachi is inhabited by Pashtun Baloch immigrants, Sindhi Seraiki’s and people of many ethnic groups from Pakistan. Karachi is home to people from Sri Lanka, Burma, Afghanistan, and India. Karachi is home to some of the most diverse religions in Pakistan.
Establishment of Pakistan in 1947 in Karachi 50% Muslims and 40% Hindus while the other 10% includes Christians and other religions. But according to a survey conducted in 2018, 85% are Muslims while 15% are people of other religions, including Hindus, Jews and other religions.
After the formation of Pakistan, a large number of Hindus migrated to India.
But at present more than 3 lakh Hindus live in Karachi.
The richest Hindus in Karachi live in the Clifton and Saddar areas.
All languages are spoken in Karachi like religious and linguistic beliefs.
But the most widely spoken and locally spoken languages are Gujarati, Dunwoody, Memnon, Marwari, Dari Brave, Makrani Hazaravi, Khwar, Gul Geti, Broshki Arabic, Persian, Bengali, Seraiki, Pashto, Sindhi Urdu, Punjabi and Other languages are spoken. The educated class in Karachi also speaks English. Karachi is economically proud of Pakistan.
Karachi has numerous textile, cement, steel heavy machinery, chemicals and food and beverage industries. The city is home to 30% of Pakistan’s manufacturing population.
There are about 4700 industrial units in this city.
Karachi Export Processing, Korangi, Northern Bypass, Industrial Zone, Bin Qasim, and North Karachi are major industrial estates.
The Karachi Expo Center plays an important role in the national economy by showcasing local and foreign items. Karachi’s total GDP is 120 billion us dollar .
Pakistan’s popular TV channel Business Plus, Geo TV. MTN, Sindh TV, TV One, Express TV, ARY Digital, Indus Television, Sama TV, Yet BN TV, and many other independent television and radio station offices in Karachi. Are present inside. Pakistan’s largest and most famous airport, Jinnah Airport, and the country’s largest railway station are also located in the city. Karachi is a hub for international trade,
Karachi Port and Port Qasim are the oldest ports of Pakistan.
95% of Pakistan’s trade is done through these ports. Karachi has a network of 9,500 km of paved roads which provides daily transport to 3.1 million vehicles.
Karachi University, one of the largest universities in Karachi, was established in 1951. Karachi University has 24000 students. Other major educational institutions include the Institute of Business, Dawood University of Engineering, and Pakistan Navy College Fig.
The most historic center of Islam in Sindh is Madrasa-ul-Islam in Karachi. Which was established in 1885. Karachi is also the center of biomedicine research in Pakistan. There are 30 government hospitals, 80 registered private hospitals and 12 registered medical colleges in Karachi.
Karachi is the largest shopping mall in Pakistan and South Asia. There are more than 200 stores in this shopping mall. These stores offer you a wide range of opportunities to buy and sell domestic and foreign goods. The first international cricket match in Pakistan was played in 1935 between Sindh and the Australian cricket team in Karachi.
This match was watched by 5000 people of Karachi. There are also cricket, goals, boxing, hockey, boating clubs in Karachi.
Most of Pakistan’s public and private bank offices are also located in Karachi. The offices of multinational companies operating in Pakistan are also located in the same city. Due to its location on the shores of the Arabian Sea, Karachi has a mild climate. The monsoon season in Karachi is in July and August.
The average annual rainfall recorded in Karachi is 250 mm.
In 2017, Karachi also faced severe confinement and heat. Karachi’s cuisine includes Biryani, embroidered meat, Haleem, seafood, barbecue, rose hips and kebabs.
Pakistan’s hero MM Alam also lived in Karachi.
Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was also born in Karachi.
The mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, is also present in Karachi.
The third largest and most beautiful mosque in the world is also being built in Karachi.
Edhi, the world’s largest charity, is also present in Karachi. The head of this institution was a poor man named Abdul Sitar Edhi whose house is also located in Karachi.
The Edhi Foundation owns the world’s largest ambulance network. It also started from Karachi city.
The largest building in Karachi is Habib Bank. Which offers a very amazing view. Pakistan’s most beautiful Al-Tuba Mosque is also located in the Defense area of Karachi.
Historical and recreational places of Karachi include Mazar-e-Quaid, Mahata Palace, Kemari, Ferry Hall.
Clock Tower, Mango Pir Shrine, Dev Mandir, Abdullah Shah Ghazi, BAF Museum. Clifton Beach, Erbin Sea Kandi Club, Karachi Zoo, Pakistan Maritime Museum. Apart from Al-Hadeen Park, Handy Tims and Qasim Bagh, there are many other places to visit.
Ahmed Rushdie, Shehzad Rai, Nazia & Zohait Hassan, Sajjad Ali, Alamgir, Ali Haider and Janoon Group are famous singers of Karachi. Moin Akhtar, Humayun Saeed, Umar Sharif, Bushra Ansari, Saleem Nasir, Hina Dev are the famous TV actors of Karachi.