Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and is governmentally controlled as a major aspect of the Islamabad Capital Territory. Worked as an arranged city during the 1960s to supplant Karachi as Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad is noted for its elevated expectations of living, security, and inexhaustible greenery.
With a populace of 1,014,825 according to the 2017 Census, Islamabad is the ninth biggest city in Pakistan, while the bigger Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan region is the nation’s third biggest with a populace surpassing 4,000,000. The city is the political seat of Pakistan and nearby government arrangement is controlled by the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation, bolstered by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).
Islamabad is situated in the Pothohar Plateau in the northeastern piece of the nation, between Rawalpindi District and the Margalla Hills National Park toward the north. The locale has verifiably been a piece of the intersection of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the Margalla Pass going about as the entryway between the two districts.
The city’s end-all strategy, planned by Greek modeler Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, separates the city into eight zones, including managerial, discretionary enclave, local locations, instructive segments, modern parts, business territories, and country and green zones. The city is known for the nearness of a few stops and backwoods, including the Margalla Hills National Park and Shakarparian Park. The city is home to a few milestones, including the Faisal Mosque, the biggest mosque in South Asia and the fourth biggest on the planet. Different tourist spots incorporate the Pakistan’s National Monument and Democracy Square.
Islamabad is a gamma-worldwide city; it is sorted as extremely high on the Human Development Index, with a HDI of 0.875, the second most elevated in the nation after Lahore. The city has the greatest expense of living in Pakistan, and its populace is ruled by center and upper white collar class natives. The city is home to twenty colleges, including the Quaid-e-Azam University, PIEAS, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and NUST. The city is one of the most secure in Pakistan, and has an extensive observation framework with 1,900 CCTV cameras.