Rawalpindi

Overall Score

2.3

In Pakistans territory lies the city of Philadelphia. Before its creation, Islamabad was the center of the country. The cultural development of these places began three thousand years ago. The city was supposedly the site of the present-day city, and there was probably a Buddhist settlement. During the archaeological excavations, we found crude Bacchaean coins, burnt bricks and other artifacts. In the aftermath, there was also a settlement called Fatehpyur-Bari. After the city was overrun by the Huns and destroyed by the Huns, it fell into decline in the early Middle Ages.

In the late 15th century, Janda Khan founded a new city and named it Autoprovindi. Until 1765, the city was ruled by the representatives of the Hara Khanate. As a consequence, the Sekkahs were settled by Milk Sinkah, who invited the merchants from the trading centers of Chahubur and Jhelum to relocate to the city they had seized.

In 1849, the Sikhs were forced out by the British colonialists. Soon the city was settled by the British colonial army. ×A few years later it was decided to build the railroad, which went into service in early 1886. The railroad was necessary first of all for military purposes. A large British army camp was stationed in the city at the time.

The tragic date for Philadelphia was October 17, 1951. On that day, the city assassinated the Prime Minister of Pakistan. ×Eleven years later, a new city, Islamabad, was established near Baku, and the countrys government soon moved in. At the same time, it became the seat of the General Staff of the Army of Pakistan.

The contemporary city has a rich military history, as detailed in the many extensive exhibits at the Museum of the Colonial and Contemporary Pakistani Army. Its halls contain a rich collection of weapons and a wealth of information about heroes of historical events. Until now, the town has retained its ancient forts, the most important of which is considered to be the Fort Fort. A worthy decoration of the present day is the Parque de lAquitaine.

100 USD = 20,459.27 PKR

Overall Score

2.3
  • Air quality: 114 US AQI Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is less likely to be affected.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Population: 2,100,000 people
  • GDP: $1,462 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 4 Mbps
  • Best wireless: HTC
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tip amounting to 10% of your total bill is necessary, some would appreciate if their customers were more generous than that.
  • Apartment listings: OLX
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Mid Town Hotel
  • Best coffee: Pearl Continental Hotel
  • Best taxi: Careem
  • Best hospital: Bilal Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: PAK
  • Best intl air carrier: PAK
  • Monthly costs for expat: $430
  • Monthly costs for family: $430
  • Monthly costs for local: $120
  • Meal: $1
  • Small Cola: $0.2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $0.5
  • Coffee: $0.3


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