Situated west of the Indus Plains, the largest province in Pakistan with an area about 343,000 square km. Though it's bigger than the British Isles, it only has a population of about 6.5 million, due mainly to its daunting arid geography.

Khyber Pakhtunkha

Khyber Pakhtunkha runs for over 1,100 kilometres (680 miles) along the border with Afghanistan. Peshawar is its capital and the Vale of Peshawar, fertile and well watered by the Kabul and Swat rivers, is its heart. This was also the heart of the ancient kingdom of Gandhara and is rich in archaeological remains.

Punjab, The Land of Five Rivers

Punjab, its name meaning 'Land of Five Rivers', is the richest, most fertile and most heavily populated province of Pakistan. (The five rivers referred to the Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej and Beas)


Sindh (Sindhi: سنڌ; (Urdu: سندھ‎);Latin: Indus; Ancient Greek: Ἰνδός Indós ) is one of the five provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhi people. It is also locally known as the "Mehran" and has been given the title of Bab-ul-Islam (The gateway of Islam).


Gandhāra (Sanskrit: गन्धार, Persian: ویهیند‎, Urdu: گندھارا‎) is an ancient Hindu kingdom (Mahajanapada), located in parts of modern-day northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan.Gandhara was located mainly in the Peshawar Valley, the Pothohar Plateau and the Kabul River Valley. Its main cities were Purushapura (modern Peshawar), literally meaning "city of men", and Takshashila (modern Taxila) .


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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York on September 26, 2013