Pakistan displays some of Asia's most magnificent landscapes as it stretches
from the Arabian Sea, its southern border, to some of the world's most
spectacular mountain ranges in the north. Pakistan is also home to sites that
date back to word's earliest settlements rivaling those of ancient Egypt and
Location Located in South Asia, Pakistan shares an eastern border with India and a north-eastern border with China. Iran makes up the countrys south-west border, and Afghanistan runes along its western and northern edge. The Arabian Sea is Pakistans southern boundary with 1,064 km of coastline. The country as a total area of 803,940 sq km with a land area of 778,720 sq km and is nearly four times the size of the United Kingdom. From Gwadar Bay in its south-eastern corner, the country extends more than 1,800 km to the Khunjerab Pass on Chinas border.