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    • Dominion of Pakistan
    • Bākistān
    • Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    • Islamskai͡a Respublika Pakistan
    • Islami Jamhuriya e Pakistan
    • Pākistāna
    • پاکِستان
    • Islāmī Jumhūrī-ye Pākistān
    • باكستان
    • Paquistan
    • Пакістан
    • Ісламская Рэспубліка Пакістан
    • Пакистан
    • Ислямска република Пакистан
    • Isli͡amska republika Pakistan
    • Islamische Republik Pakistan
    • Eʼeʼaahjí Naakaii Dootłʼizhí Bikéyah
    • Pakistani Islamivabariik
    • Πακισττ̔̈«”αϐ·ν
    • Ισλαμικτ̔̈«”αδ· Δημοκραττ̔̈«”αε·α του Πακισττ̔̈«”αϐ·ν
    • Islamikē Dēmokratia tou Pakistan
    • Jamhuryat Islami Pakistan
    • State of Pakistan
    • Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān
    • パキスタン
    • Pakisutan
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (thesoz) National state
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  • Sources

    • found: Belokrenit͡skiĭ, V.I͡A. Pakistan, 1981:p. 5 (Islamskai͡a Respublika Pakistan)
    • found: Political hbk. of the world, 1986(under Pakistan: Became independent 8/15/1947; national territory confined to former West Pakistan with de facto independence of Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) on 12/16/1971)
    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 1048 (Pakistan; Islami Jamhuriya e Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan))
    • found: Ān̐khoṃ dekhā Pākistāna, 2005:cover (Pākistāna)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(pcl; 30°00ʹ00ʺN 070°00ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 18, 2010(Pakistan (Urdu: پاکِستان = Pڶakistڶan), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Islڶamڶi Jumhڶurڶi-ye Pڶakistڶan [in rom.]) Arabic page (باكستان = Bڶakistڶan) Franco-Provenۅcal/Arpitan page (Paquistan) Belarusian page (Пакістан = Pakistan; Ісламская Рэспубліка Пакістан = IslamskaЋiЌa RЇespublika Pakistan) Bulgarian page (Пакистан = Pakistan; Ислямска република Пакистан = IslЋiЌamska republika Pakistan) German page (Islamische Republik Pakistan) Navajo page (EeaahjЃi Naakaii DootizhЃi BikЃeyah) Estonian page (Pakistani Islamivabariik) Greek page (Πακισττ̔̈«”αϐ·ν = Pakistan; Ισλαμικτ̔̈«”αδ· Δημοκραττ̔̈«”αε·α του Πακισττ̔̈«”αϐ·ν = IslamikЅe DЅemokratia tou Pakistan)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, July 26, 2018(Pakistan. Location: Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north. Geographic coordinates: 30 00 N, 70 00 E. Conventional long form: Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Conventional short form: Pakistan. Local long form: Jamhuryat Islami Pakistan [in roman]. Local short form: Pakistan. Former: West Pakistan)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 26, 2018:Pakistan (Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia; Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān [in roman]; 30°N 70°E; created in 1947 as an independent homeland for Indian Muslims; ethnic civil war in 1971 resulted in the secession of East Pakistan as the new country of Bangladesh) West Pakistan (West Pakistan was one of the two exclaves created at the formation of the modern State of Pakistan following the 1947 Partition of India. After gaining independence from the British in 1947, the State of Pakistan was physically separated into two exclaves, with the western and eastern wings separated from each other by the Republic of India; On 1 July 1970, West Pakistan was devolved and renamed "Pakistan"; The next year's civil war resulted in the secession of East Pakistan as the new country of Bangladesh)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, July 26, 2018(パキスタン = Pakisutan) -
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    • 1980-09-30: new
    • 2018-07-28: revised
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