Monday, January 31, 2011

Facts About Pakistan - strangefacts

  • Pakistan has the world’s largest irrigation system.
  • Thar desert of Pakistan is one of the largest in the world.
  • Worlds largest deep sea port is located in Gwader, Baluchistan.
  •  Doctors removed a kidney stone weighing 620 g (21. 87 oz) at the Nephro-Urology Chandka Medical College Hospital, Sindh,Pakistan, on June 24 2008.
  • Pakistan has 7th largest collection of scientists and engineers in the world.

  • Pakistan had the first woman leader of a Muslim country in modern history.
  • In Pakistan, a bridegroom wears garlands of money given to him by his relatives on his wedding day.
  • The heaviest weight lifted using only the ear is 73 kg (160 lb 15 oz) by Zafar Gill (Pakistan), who lifted gym weights hanging from a clamp attached to his right ear in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 3, 2009.
  • The smallest published Koran book measures 1.7 cm × 1.28 cm × 0.72 cm (0.66 in × 0.50 in × 0.28 in). It is published in an unabridged, bound version, in fine print Arabic and is 571 pages long.The book was published in Cairo in 1982 and is owned by Dr. Muhammad Saeed Karim Beebani of Pakistan.
  • World’s second largest salt mine can be found in Khewra Mines. 
  • The white fields of Pakistan’s national flag represent minorities in the country, while the green symbolizes the Muslim majority. 
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