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Title: HISTORY OF PAKISTAN


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HISTORY OF PAKISTAN
  • Pakistan officially the ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
    PAKISTAN is a country in South Asia. It has a
    1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the
    Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and
    is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west,
    India in the east and China in the far northeast.
    Tajikistan also lies very close to Pakistan.

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MAJOR RIVERS OF PAKISTAN
  • There are many rivers of Pakistan but the five
  • major rivers of Pakistan are given below
  • Indus River
  • Ravi River
  • Chenab River
  • Jhelum River
  • Sutlej River


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INDUS RIVER
  • not only a river but a civilization also

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The Indus River
The true beauty of our beloved country
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The Indus River
  • It is one of the major river of Pakistan.,
    c.1,900 mi (3,060 km) long, rising in the Kailas
    range in the Tibetan Himalayas, and flowing W
    across Jammu and Kashmir, India, then SW through
    Pakistan to the Arabian Sea SE of Karachi.
  • The Indus begins in the northern slopes of
    Kailash Mountain in China. It enters Pakistan
    from the north of Jammu and Kashmir after
    traveling a north westerly course through Tibet.
    It flows through the region of Ladak, Baltistan
    and Gilgit before reaching Karachi, from where it
    flows into the Arabian Sea. The Indus has many
    tributaries.

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Origin of Indus river
  • Originating in the Tibetan Plateau of western
    China in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar , the
    river runs a course through the Ladakh district
    of Jammu and Kashmir and then enters Pakistan via
    the Northern Area (Gilgit-Baltistan), flowing
    through the North in a southerly direction along
    the entire length of Pakistan, to merge into the
    Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi in
    Sindh. The total length of the river is 3,180
    kilometers (1,976 miles) and it is Pakistan's
    longest river.

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Indus River Dolphin
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About Indus River Dolphin
  • The Indus River dolphin (Platanista minor) is one
    of the world's rarest mammals and the second most
    endangered freshwater river dolphin They have
    very slender jaws with needle-sharp teeth. Their
    fins look like paddles..

9
Lush green crops in the Indus valley around
batalik blessed with good climate and Indus
river, they grow two crops a year and fruits like
apricot, grapes, apples 'n walnuts too prosper in
this region.
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Here the forests of mangroves and many a species
of birds and fish flourish on the sweet waters of
the Indus.
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Tarbela dam
  • Tarbela is the most famous dam that has been
    built on the Indus to restore the water
    resources.

12
Economy
  • The Indus is the most important supplier of water
    resources to the Punjab and Sindh plains - it
    forms the backbone of agriculture and food
    production in Pakistan.

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Cities that Indus Passes By
  • The Indus skirts and passes by the famous Attock,
    Bannu, Faisalabad, Multan, Khairpur, Sukkur,
    Larkana, Nawabshah, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad  and
    finally embracing the Arabian Sea near the port
    city of Karachi (above).

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THE INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
  • Ancient civilization that flourished from about
    2500 to about 1500 in the valley of the Indus
    River and its tributaries,in the northwestern
    portion of the Indian subcontinent, i.e.,
    present-day Pakistan.

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