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Pakistan international travel guide

Landscape view of Pakistan


Pakistan is part of Asia with main city at Islamabad. It's usually 🌀️ 8.13 °C in Pakistan with a rainfall of 🌧 19.82 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Pakistan. Internet speed in Pakistan is on average 2.1 Mbps. In Pakistan you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 194M people. The main currency is Pakistan Rupee. The languages spoken are English and Urdu. Automatic teller machines are rare in Pakistan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~8.13 Β°C Β  🌧 ~19.82 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 194M people


πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

From 30 May, scheduled outbound commercial flights may now operate without requiring special permission. Restrictions on inbound flights remain in place. Some land borders have reopened, but may close without notice. Check if land borders are open before travelling. If you wish to leave Pakistan, contact your airline or travel agent as soon as possible for flight options. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for updates (see Local Contacts). If you remain in Pakistan, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities. Take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, and keep in contact with family and friends back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Pakistan.

issued date: May 30, 2020


🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


πŸ”Œ Sockets

Pakistan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type D.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Urdu


πŸ’± Currencies Used

Pakistan uses the Pakistani rupee (symbol: ?), code PKR.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 paisas. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 rupees.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Pakistan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Pakistan. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.


πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Pakistan is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Pakistan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 1,442.17 PKR, which includes 20 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Jazz, Telenor, Ufone or Zong. Pakistan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Pakistan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Pakistan, dial +, then 92 (the country code for Pakistan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Pakistan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .


πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Pakistan you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency





Fire department


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Last updated: January 1, 2021