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Islamabad
اسلام آباد
Caipital Ceety
Clockwise frae top: Faisal Mosque, Serena Hotel, Parliament House, Pakistan Monument, Nicht view o Islamabad, an Prime Meenister's Secretariat
Nickname(s): Isloo, The Green Ceety
Islamabad is located in Pakistan
Islamabad
Islamabad
Location athin Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°43′N 73°04′E / 33.717°N 73.067°E / 33.717; 73.067
Kintra Pakistan
Territory Islamabad Caipital Territory
Constructit 1960s
Government
 • Govrenin body Caipital Development Authority (CDA)
 • Chief Commissioner Tariq Mahmood Pirzada
Area
 • Caipital Ceety 120.00 km2 (46.33 sq mi)
 • Metro 233.00 km2 (89.96 sq mi)
 • Specified aurie 3,626.00 km2 (1,400.01 sq mi)
 • Rural aurie 466.00 km2 (179.92 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,604 m (5,263 ft)
Lowest elevation 457 m (1,499 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Caipital Ceety 1,330,000
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Postcode 44000
Area code(s) 051
Website www.islamabad.gov.pk


Aboot this soond Islamabad  (Punjabi, Pashto, Urdu: اسلام آباد) Islām ābād (Meanin "Abode o Islam") is the caipital o Pakistan an the tent lairgest ceety in the kintra. Locatit in the Islamabad Caipital Territory, the population o the ceety haes increased frae 100,000 in 1951 [2] tae 1.21 million in 2009.[3][4] The Rawalpindi/Islamabad Metropolitan Aurie is the third lairgest in Pakistan wi a population o ower 4.5 million inhabitants.[5]

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Follaein ceeties hae twin ceety relationships wi Islamabad.

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