Pakistan Political Map
Pakistan Country Information:
Pakistan is located in southern Asia. Pakistan is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the south, Iran and Afghanistan to the west, India to the east, and China to the north.
Pakistan Bordering Countries:
Afghanistan, China, India, Iran
Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Bannu, Bela, Chitrat, Dalbandin, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad, Gilgit, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Gwadar, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Jiwani, Karachi, Kasur, Khost, Lahore, Londi Kotal, Mansehra, Mardan, Mirpur Khas, Multan, Murree, Muzaffarabad, Nawabshah, Nok Kundi, Parachinar, Pasni, Peshawar, Quetta, Rahimyar Khan, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal, Saidu, Sargodha, Sialkot, Sibi, Skardu, Sukkur, Surab, Tank, Thal Kohat and Turbat.
Arabian Sea, Sonmiani Bay, Chagai Hills, Chenab River, Dasht River, Great Indian Desert, Gumal River, Gwatar Bay, Hamun-i-Lora, Hamun-i-Mashkel, Himalaya Mountains, Hindu Kush, Indus River, Jhelum River, Karakoram Range, Kunar River, Makran Coast Range, Mashkai River, Mouth of the Indus, Nihing River, Rann of Kutch, Siahan Range, Sulaiman Range, Sutlej River, The Swatch and Zhob River.
Pakistan Natural Resources:
Pakistan has extensive natural gas reserves; however the country has limited petroleum and poor quality coal. Other natural resources for this country include iron ore, copper, limestone, salt and land.
Pakistan Natural Hazards:
Pakistan experiences frequent earthquakes that are sometimes severe, especially in north and western portions of the country. Other natural hazards include flooding along the Indus River, after the heavy rains of July and August.
Pakistan Environmental Issues:
One of the many environmental issues for Pakistan is the limited natural fresh water resources. According to the CIA - The World Factbook, the majority of the population does not have access to potable water. Plus there is water pollution from agricultural runoff, raw sewage, and industrial wastes. Issues for the land include deforestation, soil erosion and desertification.