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Pakistan elections 2018: At a glance

Before the vote, key facts and figures from population size and GDP to registered voters and religious demographics.

Alia Chughtai | | Asia, Pakistan elections 2018, Pakistan, Politics, Elections

Home to 207 million people, Pakistan is the world's sixth-largest country by population and plays a crucial role in geopolitics in South Asia.

The country was founded in 1947 when the Indian subcontinent gained independence from the British.

Pakistan has one of the world's largest standing armies and is one of eight declared nuclear-armed nations.

 

 

 

 

Source: Al Jazeera

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