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: 03:13 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Karachi
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:01 am and 5:42 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: 2023-02-04 08:15:45
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 03:13 AM (Sunday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 53 °F|
|Evening Temperature||19°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 56 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 5th of February 2023
19°C (65 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Monday, 6th of February 2023
14°C (57 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 7th of February 2023
17°C (63 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Islamabad Serena Hotel
Islamabad Marriott Hotel
BEST WESTERN ISLAMABAD HOTEL
Hotel One Kohsar Islamabad
Hotel One Super
AVARI XPRESS SCHOOL ROAD RESIDENCE
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Faiz abad Islamabad
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A trip to lake view
Lake view park with besties as always sponcered by #A_Qayoum With Salman shahzad Tallha tofail It was great time we spend together.
2nd vlog, travel to islamabad and bikers meet up
A vlog onLastly i travel to islamabad and have a meet up with bikers of Islamabad. Also I went to meet MUFTI TARIQ MASOOD shb. @ Faisal masjid Islamabad.
Food log on a city top ( from start of the journey to grilling chicken )
This is my second Vlog, this time we decided to make something with a city view, so we went up in to the Margalla hills. 30 min drive and then 30 min hike lead ...
Islambad Moterway |V8Ride| |Journey| |SuperCars| |On Moterway|
Peshawer to Islambad Moterway! V8Ride On Moterway Weather is so cold. Cloudy Weather Chilling Enjoy the video!
Easy landscape Editing in 1:30 minute
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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