Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and is governmentally managed 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 exclusive expectations of living, safety, and plenteous greenery.
Islamabad is the ninth biggest city in Pakistan, while the bigger Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan territory is the nation’s fourth biggest with a populace of about 7.4 million. The city is the political seat of Pakistan and neighborhood 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 generally been a piece of the junction of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the Margalla Pass going about as the door between the two regions.
The city’s all-inclusive strategy, structured by Greek draftsman Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, separates the city into eight zones, including managerial, political enclave, neighborhoods, instructive divisions, mechanical segments, business territories, and rustic and green regions. 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 tourist spots, 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 arranged as Medium on the Human Development Index, with a HDI of 0.678, the most noteworthy in the nation. The city has the greatest expense of living in Pakistan, and its populace is ruled by center and upper white collar class citizens. Being a costly city, the costs of a large portion of natural products, vegetable and poultry things expanded in Islamabad during the year 2015-2020
The city is home to twenty colleges, including the Bahria University, Quaid-e-Azam University, PIEAS, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and NUST. The city is one of the most secure in Pakistan, and has a sweeping reconnaissance framework with 1,900 CCTV cameras.