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Explore Islamabad in Pakistan

Islamabad in the region of Islāmābād with its 601,600 inhabitants is a town in Pakistan and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Islamabad

Current time in Islamabad is now 08:29 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Karachi " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kabul, Tuthal, Tial, Thatta Gujaran, and Rawalpindi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kabul . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Islamabad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Islamabad, Pakistan

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A day out in Islamabad on a shopping spree. Hanging out in the city. Going from Capital Development Authority (CDA) to Blue Area via Kashmir Highway. September 2010 ..

Islamabad Roads

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Islamabad Road From Faisal Masjid to Faizabad. ..


Islamabad Pakistan

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Islamabad (help·info) (Urdu: اسلام آباد Islām ābād, lit. Abode of Islam) is the capital of Pakistan and the tenth largest city in the country. The population of the city has increased from 100000 in 1 ..

Delicious Mango Milkshake at a famous shop in Jinnah Super, Islamabad

2:04 min by ktcjohnny
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07 SEP 2010 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

2008 Danish embassy bombing in Islamabad

The 2008 Danish embassy bombing was an attack on the Danish embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan on 2 June 2008. The suspected suicide car bombing in the parking lot of the embassy took place at around 12:10 pm, killing at least five and wounding many more. The Danish national security intelligence agency PET has concluded that al-Qaida was behind the attack. Al-Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack on 5 June 2008.

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Located at 33.73 73.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 2008 in international relations, Denmark–Pakistan relations, Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy, Mass murder in 2008, Suicide car and truck bombings in Pakistan, Terrorist attacks on embassies, Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2008

Margalla Hills

The Margalla Hills — also called the Margalla Mountain Range, is a hill range part of the lesser Himalayas located north of Islamabad, Pakistan. Margalla Range has an area of 12,605 hectares. The hills are a part of Murree hills. It is a range with many valleys as well as high mountains. The hill range nestles between an elevation of 685 meters at the western end and 1,604 meters on its east with average height of 1000 meters. Its highest peak is Tilla Charouni.

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Located at 33.74 73.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Climbing areas of Pakistan, Geography of Islamabad, Islamabad, Visitor attractions in Islamabad

Pakistan Monument

The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a national monument representing the nation's four provinces and three territories. After a competition among many renowned architects, Arif Masood’s plan was selected for the final design. The blooming flower shape of the monument represents Pakistan's progress as a rapidly developing country. The four main petals of the monument represent the four provinces, while the three smaller petals represent the three territories.

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Located at 33.69 73.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Monuments and memorials in Pakistan, National symbols of Pakistan, Pakistani architecture

Lal Masjid

The Lal Masjid is a mosque located in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan.

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Located at 33.71 73.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 1965 establishments in Pakistan, Deobandi, History of Pakistan, Mosques in Islamabad

Lok Virsa Museum

Lok Virsa Museum is situated in Islamabad, Pakistan. It displays the cultural heritage of Pakistani people. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile work. Lok Virsa is the finest cultural museum in Pakistan.

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Located at 33.68 73.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Islamabad, Museums in Pakistan, Tourism in Pakistan

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Islamabad