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Bangladesh
Bangladesh

Map of Bangladesh (Credit: OCHA)

Bengal
Bengal

Map showing West Bengal (now in India) and East Bengal (now Bangladesh)

British Indian Empire in 1909
British Indian Empire in 1909

"Political Divisions of the Indian Empire" in 1909

Durand Line between Afghanistan and Pakistan
Durand Line between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Map showing the Durand Line (1893), in red, between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ethnic Groups in Pakistan by Region
Ethnic Groups in Pakistan by Region

Graph showing the current breakdown of ethnic groups by region in Pakistan

India at the End of the British Period
India at the End of the British Period

Map highlighting India in 1947

Location of Balochistan province in Pakistan
Location of Balochistan province in Pakistan

This map highlights the location of Balochistan in Pakistan.

Location of East Pakistan, 1955-1971
Location of East Pakistan, 1955-1971

This map shows the location of East Pakistan (today Bangladesh).

Location of Kashmir Conflict
Location of Kashmir Conflict

This map highlights the location of the conflict in Kashmir among Pakistan, India, and China.

Military Movements during Bangladesh Liberation Civil War, 1971
Military Movements during Bangladesh Liberation Civil War, 1971

Part of what it also called the India-Pakistan War of 1971, the Bangladesh Liberation War saw battles between India and Pakistan. This map shows approximate movements of military units.

Pakistan in 2002
Pakistan in 2002

Map of Pakistan in 2002

Pakistan Population Density
Pakistan Population Density

Population density of Pakistan. Darker red indicates higher densities.

Pakistan’s Provinces as of 1970
Pakistan’s Provinces as of 1970

In 1970, four new provinces, highlighted in this map, were organized for Pakistan after the two-province system (of East and West Pakistan) was disbanded.

Partition of India, Pakistan, and Kashmir
Partition of India, Pakistan, and Kashmir

This map shows the partition of India, West Pakistan, East Pakistan, and Kashmir, including the directions of movements of Hindus, Sikhs, and Muslims.

Population of Pakistan
Population of Pakistan

Graph showing the Population of Pakistan, 1961-2003

Provinces and Federal Territories of Pakistan
Provinces and Federal Territories of Pakistan

Today, Pakistan has four provinces and four federal territories.

Punjab region of Pakistan
Punjab region of Pakistan

This map highlights the location of the Punjab region of Pakistan.

Urdu Alphabet
Urdu Alphabet

Urdu was made the official language of Pakistan in the late 1940s.