Karachi was the previous capital of Pakistan. Now the days Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. It is the sixth most populous city in the world. It is also the most populous city of Pakistan.
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Karachi is also a very cheapest city of Pakistan situated on the Arabian Sea. It is served as transporter hub. Pakistani two main largest ports Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim also present in it. There is also the biggest airport present in it.
According to population, it is the most populated area of Pakistan. The population of this city 14.9 million according to 2017 latest reports. It consists of 6 districts.
Karachi is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Pakistani 95% of foreign trade depends upon it. Approximately 30% of Pakistani industrial income is from it. It is considered as the second largest city containing the majority of Muslims.
Karachi is known as the “City of Lights”. By the crackdown operation agents criminals, the murder rate in 2015 decreased by 75% and kidnappings decreased by 90%. Now the security environment of Karachi is much safer than the previous area.
In cricket, the background of Karachi is very bright. When Pakistan comes into being at 1947, the consecutively 5 World Cup was played in it. The first One Day International match was played in National Stadium Karachi, Pakistan.
National Stadium Karachi hosted two group matches and a quarter-final match during the 1996 Cricket World Cup. Recently in 2007, it has hosted seven editions of National Games of Pakistan. In 2005, it also hosted the SAFF Championship and Geo Super Football League.
After the attack on Sri Lankan Team at 2009, the cricket was banned for Pakistan Internationally. After 7 years of the ban, Pakistan Cricket Board decided to come back Cricket in Pakistan. That’s why PCB decides to Launch PSL in December 2015.
Some days ago, September 2017, there is a successful match is played between Pakistan and World X1. The international Players visit Pakistan for playing World X1. This shows that the Pakistan is now a safe country for playing International Cricket.
According to latest news PCB, it is decided that 10 matches of PSL 2018 tournament are played in Pakistan including final match.
National Stadium is the biggest stadium of Karachi. It has a capacity of 50,000 people at a time. According to the latest news, PCB announced that the third season of PSL is going to start at early days of 2018. The 4 matches of PSL Third Season will play in National Stadium Karachi, Pakistan.
Karachi Short Summary
|Cricket Stadium||National Cricket Stadium|
|Mayor ( Govt.)||Waseem Akhtar|
|Dial Code||+9221XXXX XXXX|
|Name of estate||Location||Established||Area in acres|
|SITE Karachi||SITE Town||1947||4700|
|Korangi Industrial Area||Korangi Town||1960||8500|
|Landhi Industrial Area||Landhi Town||1949||11000|
|North Karachi Industrial Area||New Karachi Town||1974||725|
|Federal B Industrial Area||Gulberg Town||1987||100|
|Korangi Creek Industrial Park||Korangi Creek Cantonment||2012||250|
|Bin Qasim Industrial Zone||Bin Qasim Town||1970||25000|
|Karachi Export Processing Zone||Landhi Town||1980||315|
|Pakistan Textile City||Bin Qasim Town||2004||1250|
|West Wharf Industrial Area||Keamari Town||1995||430|
|SITE Super Highway Phase-I||Super Highway||1983||300|
|SITE Super Highway Phase-II||Super Highway||1992||1000|
Karachi Professional Teams
|Karachi Kings||Pakistan Super League||Cricket||Dubai International Cricket Stadium||2015|
|Karachi Dolphins||National T20 League/National One-day Championship||Cricket||National Stadium||2004|
|Karachi Zebras||National T20 League/National One-day Championship||Cricket||National Stadium||2004|
|HBL FC||Pakistan Premier League||Football||Peoples Football Stadium||1975|
|K-Electric F.C.||Pakistan Premier League||Football||Peoples Football Stadium||1913|
|KPT F.C.||Pakistan Premier League||Football||KPT Football Stadium||1887|
|NBP F.C.||Pakistan Premier League||Football||KPT Football Stadium||N/A|
|PIA F.C.||Pakistan Premier League||Football||KPT Football Stadium||1958|
Some Beautiful Pictures of Karachi