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Map of Pakistan

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Islamabad

Population

184,700,000

Size

796,095km²

Languages

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Pakistan profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Urdu

Medals

London 2012
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Pakistan hockey team Pakistan legend fears for future

Former Pakistan captain Islahuddin Siddique is concerned for the future of the game after the men's side crashed out of the Olympics.

7 Aug 12

Pakistan's Olympic hockey team Pakistan hockey's Olympic flop

Men's Hockey

28 Jun 12

Pakistan fail to progress past the group stage at 2012 London Olympics.

Michel van den Heuvel Pakistan hockey sack head coach

Men's Hockey

16 Mar 12

Pakistan hockey have sacked their Dutch coach Michel van den Heuvel just four months before London 2012.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Pakistan at the Olympics

1948 First Olympic appearance