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Islamabad – The charming capital

islamabad, capital city culture

Capital of Pakistan was shifted from Karachi to Islamabad in early 1960s because of Islamabad’s central location in the country. The city was built to replace Karachi as a capital, Pakistan secretariat and government offices as well as houses for employees were built as no building was available here. In …

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Tharparkar – The heart of Thar Desert

Tharparkar, heart of Thar Desert

The Thar district derives its name from Thar and Parker. The name Thar is from Thul, the general term for the regions sand ridges and the word Parkar literary means “to cross over”. Earlier it was known as the thar and parker district but afterwards it became one word ‘Tharparker’. …

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Sindh – A home for Muhajirs

Muhajirs

Culture is defined in Merriam Webster as “characteristic features of everyday existence shared by people in a place or time”. Culture can also be understood by saying that it is a set of behaviors learned and shared over the period of time, culture is transferred from generation to a generation. …

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Larkana – The eden of sindh

larkana heritage

Larkana, the fourth largest city of the province, Sindh, is known as “Eden of Sindh”. The city has a great historical significance and is closely associated with some of the famous political personalities of Pakistan. Surrounding areas of Larkana include Shikarpur town, Sukkur, Ghar canal and many archeological sites such …

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Karachi – The dominant Culture

dominant culture of karachi

Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and financial centre of Pakistan, as well as the capital of the province of Sindh. The city has an estimated population of 21 million people as of April 2012. Karachi is the most populous city in the country and the world’s 3rd largest city in terms of population by city. The city credits its growth …

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Karachi – The most largest

most largest city of pakistan

“The only thing constant in the world is Change”. It is a statement I have long heard but it seems very believable when I see the culture of Karachi today, which is quite different from what I have heard about from my parents. So in this paper, I will discuss …

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Kashmiri Culture

There are seven basic elements of a culture and almost all of them along with their sub elements exist in every nation and country. These elements will be explained with context to Kashmir and Kashmiri people onwards. Language Language is the mode of communication used in any area. Urdu, Kashmiri …

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Punjabi Culture

Punjab (the land of five rivers) is the biggest land area of Pakistan and is popularly known for its culture. It shares most of its cultural and carnival values with Indian culture. According to population, 56% of the total population of the country is situated in Punjab Province. It has …

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Balochi Culture

Baloch culture is opposite to the general perception about it. Though Balochistan is an area of barren lands, deserts and mountains, the Baloch culture is full of traditions, arts and crafts. Balochi embroidery is one of the most popular arts and crafts which are done by the females. Baluchistan is …

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Sindhi Culture

Sindh is one of the four provinces in Pakistan located at the Southern border. The province of Sindh has been named after the famous River Indus. In Sanskrit, the province was dubbed Sindhu meaning an ocean. Around 3000 B.C, Dravidian cultures urbanized and gave rise to the Indus Valley Civilization. …

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