in Islāmābād Capital Territory, Pakistan
- Taxila (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Rohtas Fort (Unesco heritage, 61 mi)
- Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- Daman-i-Koh View Point (observation point, (1 mi)
- Murghazāri (zoo, (1 mi)
- West View Point (observation point, (3 mi)
- East View Point (observation point, (3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 33.721 and 73.043 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 33° 43' 17" and E 73° 2' 35"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - PKR
- Spoken languages:
- Urdu, English, Panjabi, Sindhi, Pushto
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:44 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Karachi
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:49 am and 5:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
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Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Pakistan. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Delve into Islamabad
Islamabad in Islāmābād Capital Territory with it's 601,600 habitants is located in Pakistan. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Islamabad is now 10:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Islamabad, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Pakistan is Benazir Bhutto International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Pakistan is Taxila in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-West. We encountered 4 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rawalpindi, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra and Attock City. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Supreme Court of Pakistan
The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCOP) is the apex court in the of Pakistan, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. The Supreme Court has a permanent seat in Islamabad. It also has a number of Branch Registries where cases are heard. The court has a number of de jure powers, outlined in the Constitution. Through several periods of military rule and constitutional suspensions, the court has also established itself as a de facto check on military power.
Pir Sohawa is a rapidly developing tourist resort located on top of Margalla Hills and 45-minutes drive from downtown Islamabad. It has a 3000 plus ft elevation and located in Monal village which is geographically part of Haripur District. Pir Sohawa is a popular destination among the residents of Islamabad, as well as the foreign tourists. On 6th January 2012, after almost six years, Pir Sohawa, the city’s highest tourist spot, received few inches of snowfall.
National Library of Pakistan
The National Library of Pakistan, is located at Constitution Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan. National library of Pakistan was inaugurated on August 24, 1993 by the caretaker prime minister of Pakistan Mr. Moin Ahmad Qureshi. The National library exchanges Government documents with USA, Pakistan National Bibliography with other national libraries of the world, serves as depository for Asian Development Bank publications and provides information and photocopy service.
Golra Sharif is a town situated near the Margalla Hills, in the Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan, at about 520 m above sea level, 17 km from the ancient city of Taxila. The shrine in Golra Sharif has a lot of importance for the people of the Pothohar Plateau and yearly anniversary of the Pir Meher Ali Shah (RA) is attended by thousands every year to pay their regards. Golra Sharif is a shrine of the Sufi Mystic Pir Meher Ali Shah in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Bilal Colony is one of the neighbourhoods of Korangi Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. There are several ethnic groups including Muhajirs, Rohingyas, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras Ismailis, etc. Over 99% of the population is Muslim.
Jinnah Sports Stadium
Jinnah Sports Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It also has athletics facilities. The stadium has a capacity of 48,800 people. The stadium was also used for the SAF games in 2004 where the stadium went through renovations. The playing field has a running track around its perimeter allowing athletics use.
The Margalla Hills — also called the Margalla Mountain Range, is a hill range part of the lesser Himalayas located north of Islamabad, Pakistan. Margalla Range has an area of 12,605 hectares. The hills are a part of Murree hills. It is a range with many valleys as well as high mountains. The hill range nestles between an elevation of 685 meters at the western end and 1,604 meters on its east with average height of 1000 meters. Its highest peak is Tilla Charouni.
International Islamic University, Islamabad
The International Islamic University, Islamabad is a seat of Islamic learning in Pakistan. The foundation of the International Islamic University, Islamabad was laid on November 11, 1980. The raison d'être of this university was the desire to produce scholars and practitioners, imbued with Islamic learning, and capable of meeting the needs of the Muslim Ummah. The university was reconstituted as the International Islamic University, Islamabad with the promulgation of Ordinance No. xxx of 1985.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium is the only international standard cricket stadium in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. This stadium has recently been expanded to cater for the ever increasing number of spectators for the game. With the increase in capacity, it can now hold around 25,000 spectators. The stadium hosted its first Test match in 1993.
Lok Virsa Museum
Lok Virsa Museum is situated in Islamabad, Pakistan. It displays the cultural heritage of Pakistani people. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile work. Lok Virsa is the finest cultural museum in Pakistan.
Rawal Lake in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River along with some other small streams coming from Margalla Hills have been set to form this artificial lake which covers an area of 8.8 km². Korang River is the outlet stream of Rawal Dam. Rawal Lake is located within an isolated section of the Margalla Hills National Park.
The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a national monument representing the nation's four provinces and three territories. After a competition among many renowned architects, Arif Masood’s plan was selected for the final design. The blooming flower shape of the monument represents Pakistan's progress as a rapidly developing country. The four main petals of the monument represent the four provinces, while the three smaller petals represent the three territories.
The Lal Masjid is a mosque located in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan.
Faizabad Interchange is the main gateway between the twin Pakistani cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan. It was the first modern highway interchange of Pakistan made during late 1990s to better solve the traffic problem on Murree Road and Islamabad Highway.
2008 Danish embassy bombing in Islamabad
The 2008 Danish embassy bombing was an attack on the Danish embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan on 2 June 2008. The suspected suicide car bombing in the parking lot of the embassy took place at around 12:10 pm, killing at least five and wounding many more. The Danish national security intelligence agency PET has concluded that al-Qaida was behind the attack. Al-Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack on 5 June 2008.
International Grammar School & College
The International Grammar School & College (IGSC)] is a high school in Islamabad, Pakistan, first established in 1982. Located in the F-11 sector of Islamabad, the purpose-built campus covers 2½ acres of land. The school offers courses at the Montessori level and was the first institute in Islamabad to offer A-level courses.
Islamabad Zoo, previously Marghazar Zoo, is an 82-acre zoo in Islamabad Capital Territory. It was opened in 1978, and is under the administration of Capital Development Authority of Pakistan.
Airblue Flight 202
Airblue Flight 202 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight which crashed on 28 July 2010 near Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, killing all 146 passengers and six crew on board. It is the deadliest air accident to occur in Pakistan to date. The aircraft, an Airblue operated Airbus A321-231 narrow-body jet airliner, crashed in the Margalla Hills north of Islamabad during a flight from Karachi's Jinnah International Airport to Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
Liaquat Gymnasium is an indoor sporting arena located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The capacity of the arena is 10,223 spectators. It hosts indoor sporting events such as basketball, badminton, and boxing.
Lake View Park
Lake View Park (also known as Rawal Lake View Point or Rawal Lake Promenade) is a recreational area and wildlife park located near Rawal Lake, on Murree Road in Islamabad, Capital Territory, Pakistan. It runs under the administration of Capital Development Authority.
Air University (AU)
Air University (AU) is a federally chartered Public Sector University established in 2002. The campus is located in the foothills of Margalla, in the south east corner of sector E-9 (PAF Complex) of Islamabad. The University is a degree awarding autonomous public sector institution. The University promotes research in all disciplines. Faculty members are encouraged to help develop the education system and curricula of the university using their experience and research.
Zero Point Interchange
Zero Point Interchange is a cloverleaf interchange built at the intersection of Islamabad Highway, Kashmir Highway and Khayaban-e-Suharwardy, named after the name for this intersection. The project is designed by Engineering Consultant Int. (Pvt. )Ltd. The construction work started on 11 September 2008. The interchange was formally inaugurated in July 2011 by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillani, though construction work on a loop was still in progress.
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is a leading health sciences institute in Islamabad. It was established in 1985. Apart from general health facilitation the institute also imparts medical training to nurses and doctors.
F-6 or Shalimar-6 is a residential sector in Islamabad. The sector was initially planned to lodge government employees after the capital of Pakistan was shifted from Karachi to Islamabad.
OPF Boys College Islamabad
OPF Boys College Islamabad is an educational institution located in the centre of Islamabad, Pakistan. The college is run as a project of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF). The college started functioning on 12 September 2001.
These districts belong to Islamabad.
- Bekha Saiydan
- Chak Shahzad
- Dhok Abdullah
- Dhok Chak Jaba
- Gosha e Mashal
- Mehran Nine
- Mochi Mohra
- Ojhri Khurd
- Ramna Eight-Three
- Ramna Eight-Two
- Ramna Nine-Three
- Ramna Seven-Four
- Ramna Seven-Three
- Ramna Seven-Two
- Ramna Six-One
- Ramna Six-Two
- Rawal Dam Colony
- Sambal Khurd
- Shalimar Eight-One
- Shalimar Eight-Three
- Shalimar Eight-Two
- Shalimar Eleven-Four
- Shalimar Eleven-Three
- Shalimar Seven-Four
- Shalimar Seven-One
- Shalimar Seven-Three
- Shalimar Seven-Two
- Shalimar Six-One
- Shalimar Six-Two
- T & T Colony
- Tathi Maira
- Teli Mohri Rajgan
- University Colony
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Islamabad.
- Naval Colony
- Pakistan Air Force Colony
- Sector-F Nine
- Lok Virsa
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Islamabad.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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