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Karachi is capital of province Sindh as well as the largest and most populous metropolitan city of Pakistan and the main seaport and financial centre of the country. Karachi is also known as City of Lights mainly due to city's night life, for which it is famous as the city which never sleeps. Karachi metro has an estimated population of over 23.5 million people as of 2013, and area of approximately 3,527 km², resulting in a density of more than 6,000 people per square kilometre. Karachi is the 2nd-largest city in the world by population within city limits, the 7th largest urban agglomeration in the world and the largest city in the Muslim world. It is Pakistan's centre of banking, industry, economic activity and trade and is home to Pakistan's largest corporations, including those involved in textiles, shipping, automotive industry, entertainment, the arts, fashion, advertising, publishing, software development and medical research. The city is a hub of higher education in South Asia and the Muslim world.

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Google previewEffects of Exchange Rate and Trade Policies on Agriculture in Pakistan (1990)

by Paul Anthony Dorosh, Alberto Valdés

The wholesale price Karachi is a weighted average of wholesale prices from the Agricultural Statistics of Pakistan (Pakistan, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Co- operatives various years). Weights are the...

The wholesale price Karachi is an extended series of the wholesale price for 1 986/87 from Pakistan, Federal Bureau of Statistics (various years b), using the wholesale price index for meat (Pakistan, Federal Bureau of Statistics various years b). Fruits The ...

Google previewWe Visit Pakistan (2011)

by Bonnie Hinman

Karachi is an exciting cosmopolitan city populated with people of many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Its strong economic base as the Pakistani center of banking, industry, and trade has lured migrants from other provinces in Pakistan. After partition, Muslims from India fled to Karachi. The Indian Muslims, called Mohajirs, became a major force in local leadership and economic success. 1 Pashtuns, Punjabis, and descendants of the Mohajirs have long competed with the ...

Google previewELT in a Changing World (2014)

Innovative Approaches to New Challenges by Azra Ahmed, Mehnaz Hanzala, Faiza Saleem

Karachi is a mega city where because of economic reasons large numbers of people from all the provinces live. Therefore, as the link language, the usefulness of Urdu is even more realised though it continues as the national language everywhere in Pakistan. The political and educational history of Pakistan, however, bears evidence that Urdu as the national language has not been supported by all the regions, and the linguistic and ethnic riots in the nation's history are a clear proof ...

Google previewPakistan Country Study Guide Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments (2012)

by IBP, Inc

Of course, Karachi is a fine holiday resort in its own right and many visitors to Pakistan never venture out of its boundaries. The city enjoys year-round sunshine and has extensive facilities for For additional analytical, business and investment opportunities information, please contact Global Investment & Business Center, USA yachting, sailing, skin-diving, tennis, squash, cricket, hockey and other games at (202) 546-2103.

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

The site of magnificent gardens and an old university, Lahore also was the focus of a large area in prepartition times, when its connections extended south to Karachi and the sea, north to Peshawar, and east to Delhi and Hindustan. Its Indian hinterland was cut ofTby the partition, but Lahore has retained its importance as the center of one of Pakistan's major population clusters, as a place of diverse industries (textiles, leather goods, gold and silver lacework), as the unchallenged ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Bengalis (2013)

by Kunal Chakrabarti, Shubhra Chakrabarti

Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1999. Kuwajima, Sho. Muslims, Nationalism and the Partition: I946 Provincial Elections in India.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje

Franchises of many multinational fast food chains crop up frequently and, as a result, Karachi had seven McDonald's restaurants as of 2010 and an even larger number of Pizza Hut branches. The kinds and varieties of products marketed have affected eating and living habits and, ultimately, the kind of waste generated . Subsequently, a general shift from organic to inorganic substances is discernible in garbage composition, combined with an overall rise in packaging material, ...

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