Country File: Pakistan

Our Country File today completes the Central Asian republics, and it is — Islami Jamhooriya-e-Pakistan, commonly known as Pakistan!

Flag of Pakistan

Pakistan joined UNESCO on 14 September 1949, making it a real country by‘s standard; and it has 6 inscribed and 26 tentative World Heritage Sites:

Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro (1980)
Taxila (1980)
Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol(1980)
Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta (1981)
Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (1981)
Rohtas Fort (1997)

Badshahi Mosque, Lahore (14/12/1993)
Wazir Khan’s Mosque, Lahore (14/12/1993)
Tombs of Jahangir, Asif Khan and Akbari Sarai, Lahore (14/12/1993)
Hiran Minar and Tank, Sheikhupura (14/12/1993)
Tomb of Hazrat Rukn-e-Alam, Multan (14/12/1993)
Rani Kot Fort, Dadu (14/12/1993)
Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta (14/12/1993)
Chaukhandi Tombs, Karachi (14/12/1993)
Archaeological Site of Mehrgarh (30/01/2004)
Archaeological Site of Rehman Dheri (30/01/2004)
Archaeological Site of Harappa (30/01/2004)
Archaeological Site of Ranigat (30/01/2004)
Shahbazgarhi Rock Edicts (30/01/2004)
Mansehra Rock Edicts (30/01/2004)
Baltit Fort (30/01/2004)
Tomb of Bibi Jawindi, Baha’al-Halim and Ustead and the Tomb and Mosque of Jalaluddin Bukhari (30/01/2004)
Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam (30/01/2004)
Port of Banbhore (30/01/2004)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan (12/04/2016)
Hingol Cultural Landscape (12/04/2016)
Karez System Cultural Landscape (12/04/2016)
Nagarparkar Cultural Landscape (12/04/2016)
Central Karakorum National Park (12/04/2016)
Deosai National Park (12/04/2016)
Ziarat Juniper Forest (12/04/2016)
The Salt Range and Khewra Salt Mine (12/04/2016)


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  1. Kobkaew Patsit

    I ever read about Pakistan…now still have inscribed nitnoy..
    But.. Look interesting for travel..

    1. Alex

      Some of the oldest cities in the world are Pakistan’s World Heritage Sites!

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