Pakistan Trip


Balochistan (Pakistan)
August 23, 2008, 6:30 pm
Filed under: Blogging, Culture, Guide, Nature, Pakistan, Photo, Photography, Photos, Pictures, Travel, Trip, Vacation

Balochistan, or Baluchistan, Pashto, (Balochi, Brahui, Sindhi, Urdu: بلوچستان) is a province in Pakistan, the largest in the country by geographical area. It contains most of the historical region of Balochistan and is named after the Baloch. Its neighbouring regions are Iranian Balochistan to the west, Afghanistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas to the north and Punjab and Sindh to the east. To the south is the Arabian Sea. The principal languages in the province are Baluchi, Brahui,Sindhi and Pashto. The capital and largest city is Quetta. Balochistan is believed to be rich in mineral resources. It is the second major, after Sindh, supplier of natural gas to the country.

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The region make some serious money from tourism, but the central government isn’t taking heed to the potential of the region.

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