Pakistan meaning land of the pure is in the Southern Asia region. It is bordered by China in the north, India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan to the west. Along its southern border is Arabian Sea.
To the north of the country are the Himalayan mountain range, the second highest mountain on earth.
With a growing economy its largest source of income is from the service sector, with tourism, banking retail and insurance accounting.
The capital city is Islamabad. It is also known for shipping a large variety of textiles, rice, sports goods and chemicals.