Pakistan is located in South Asia and borders four countries: Iran to the southwest, Afghanistan to the west and north, China to the northeast and India to the east. Pakistan is located on the Arabian Sea and has a coastline of over 1000 kilometers. It is still a very young country, since it was founded only in the middle of the last century. Its history is closely intertwined with the history of India. Pakistan is 796,095 square kilometers in size, Germany fits into Pakistan about 2.5 times.
The north of the country is crossed by a high mountain range. Several mountain ranges meet here. These include the Himalayan Mountains, in which the highest mountain in the world is located, Mount Everest. The Hindu Kush and the Karakorum complement the trio of the three highest mountain ranges on Earth. Those who want to go to Central Asia have to overcome these mountains.
The K2 is located in the Karakorum and is the highest mountain in Pakistan. If you want to climb it, you have to climb up to 8611 meters. Mountaineers face this challenge again and again – the appeal is great.
By the way, five of the 14 eight-thousanders of the Earth are located on the territory of Pakistan. Also known is the Nanga-Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world. This mountain is also so well known because when it was first climbed in 1937 by German climbers, 16 people had to give their lives.
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