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Pakistan also has several deserts, in Punjab and Sind.Pakistan is also home to Taxila, the oldest known university in the world.
During most of those years the Muslim League of India was also striving to establish an independent Islamic nation.
In the north, leading from China, through Tammu and Kashmir, is a famous ancient silk road. There are snowcapped mountains in the north, sunny beaches in the south, and a wide variety of geographically and culturally interesting sites elsewhere. The population of Pakistan is estimated to be 135 million.
An estimated 40 million live in urban areas, with the balance in rural areas.
Although the modern nation of Pakistan was but fifty-three years old in 2000, it has territorial areas and tribal populations whose histories date back many centuries; thus Pakistan has both an ancient and a relatively new identity. Pakistan is in South Asia and is 339,697 square miles (879,815 square kilometers) in area.
It was created from what had been the northwest side of India.