The Specialties of Pakistan. Our resources, our expertise , our food and our handicrafts! Explore all the special things about Pakistan
This is Pakistan! Our culture, our traditions, our heritage, our food, our clothings, our crops ....... there are countless specialties of Pakistan, to talk about!
Its is a precious piece of paradise on earth. Pakistan enjoys all the four seasons of nature. Summers and winters bring a variety of crops and seasonal fruits. Springs are very pleasant. So many cultural festivals are arranged in springs, to celebrate the beauty of natural flora and fauna in the country.
Geography of Pakistan
Our land is blessed with huge geographical diversity. With beautiful mountains and valleys in north. Our border stretches to the 650 miles long coastline of Arabian sea in south! We have plains, deserts, mountains, forests , hills, and coastal areas.
Pakistan has the largest mountain ranges of the world in its north. The Himalayas, Karakorum and the Hindukush ranges. 7 of 16 highest mountains of Asia lie in our country. K-2 is the second highest peak of world. It is also in Pakistan.
Natural Resources of Pakistan
Pakistan is rich in natural resources of oil, natural gas, coal, uranium iron, copper. he Khewra Salt Mine is the second largest reserve of common salt in the world. We have an estimated 885.3 billion cubic meters reserves of natural gas. And about 175 billion tons of coal reserves.
Pakistan has considerable huge amount of natural reserves of gold, silver, gypsum, limestone, sulphur, marble and gemstones.
The extremely warm climate is among another specialties of Pakistan. This gives us a solar energy resource of 2.9 million MW a year!
Agriculture in Pakistan
Pakistan is regarded as one of the largest agricultural country of Asia. 57% of our land is used for cultivation. The largest land irrigation system of Pakistan is also among the known specialties of Pakistan . We are the 5th largest Mango producing country of the world. We grow nearly 6- 8 million tons rice every year. (4th largest in the world) and 4th largest producer of the cotton as well.
Exports of Pakistan
Pakistan is among the largest exporter of mangoes, mandarin, fresh vegetables, rice, halal meat and sea food in the world.
Our textile productions are famous for their premium quality. Brands like Adidas , Gap, Reebok, Admiral, Nike, Wilsons, Puma have outsourced their productions in Pakistan.
Pakistan is the home for largest sporting goods manufacturing companies in the world. The footballs made in Pakistan is another specialties of Pakistan. Pakistan has the honor of making millions of footballs for the latest FIFA world cup. Today, we are exporting our footballs and other sports goods to more than 100 countries in the world!
Pakistani people love to eat! The art of cooking is among our famous specialties of Pakistan. With a huge variety of our regional and foreign cuisines.
Meat and vegetable curies are prepared as daily food. Pakistani food is relatively very spicy. Red chillies, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, turmeric, garlic and ginger power are the must ingredients of our food. The most popular dishes of Pakistan are,
- Sindhi Biryani
- Peshawari Chapli Kabab
- Lahori Nihaari
- Desi Saag
- Shahi Tukray
- Multani Sohan Halwa
- Kashmiri Chai
- Gulab Jaman
These dishes are famous with the names of the city of their origins. But equally famous in every part of the country.
Pakistani cottage industry is producing hundreds of beautiful artifacts. Every city has a known cottage industry. And making pretty valuable handmade souvenirs.
The special take away gifts from Pakistan are,
- Embroidered Shawals
- Sindhi Ajrak
- Salt lamps and decorations
- Caps with Mirror work on clothes
- Leather Goods
- Brass and Metal decorations
- Pottery from Multan – Blue and white
- Pakistani jewelry – Stones in Gilgit – Multani Jewelery
- Peshawari Chappal
- Felt Hats. Specialty of Chitral
- Hand Woven Carpets and Rugs