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Islamabad

Islamabad, PakistanIslamabad Policy Research Institutefederal capital
It consists principally of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
With a population of 1,014,825 as per the 2017 Census, Islamabad is the 9th largest city in Pakistan, while the larger Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the country's third largest with a population exceeding four million.

Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi, PakistanRawal PindiPindi
It consists principally of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is a 24 km (14.9 mi) bus rapid transit system that serves the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad with the larger metropolitan area.
Rawalpindi is the fourth-largest city in Pakistan by population, while the larger Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the country's third-largest metropolitan area.

List of metropolitan areas in Pakistan

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The Islamabad–Rawalpindi metropolitan area is Pakistan's third most populous metropolitan area.

Rawalpindi District

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The economy of Rawalpindi and the surrounding district has a diverse industrial base, but remains mainly service based.
Parts of the district form part of the Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area.

Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus

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The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is a 24 km (14.9 mi) bus rapid transit system that serves the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad with the larger metropolitan area.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus (undefined) is a 22.5 km bus rapid transit system operating in the Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area of Pakistan.

Murree

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It forms the outskirts of the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area, and is about 30 km northeast of Islamabad.

Metropolitan area

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In some cases metropolitan areas have multiple centers of close to equal importance, such as Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area (Dallas and Fort Worth) and Islamabad–Rawalpindi metropolitan area (Islamabad and Rawalpindi).

Twin cities

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It consists principally of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Taxila, Pakistan

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Covering the Pothohar Plateau, the area consists of the ancient town of Taxila, which is a World Heritage Site; the colonial cities of Rawalpindi and Murree, and the modern planned city of Islamabad.

World Heritage Site

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Covering the Pothohar Plateau, the area consists of the ancient town of Taxila, which is a World Heritage Site; the colonial cities of Rawalpindi and Murree, and the modern planned city of Islamabad.

Planned community

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Covering the Pothohar Plateau, the area consists of the ancient town of Taxila, which is a World Heritage Site; the colonial cities of Rawalpindi and Murree, and the modern planned city of Islamabad.

Pothohar Plateau

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Covering the Pothohar Plateau, the area consists of the ancient town of Taxila, which is a World Heritage Site; the colonial cities of Rawalpindi and Murree, and the modern planned city of Islamabad. Islamabad and Rawalpindi are located in the Potohar region of northern Punjab, against the backdrop of the Margalla Hills.

Punjab

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Islamabad and Rawalpindi are located in the Potohar region of northern Punjab, against the backdrop of the Margalla Hills.

Margalla Hills

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Islamabad and Rawalpindi are located in the Potohar region of northern Punjab, against the backdrop of the Margalla Hills.

Islamabad Stock Exchange

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Islamabad Stock Exchange, founded in 1989, is Pakistan's third largest stock exchange after Karachi Stock Exchange and Lahore Stock Exchange, and was merged to form Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Karachi Stock Exchange

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Islamabad Stock Exchange, founded in 1989, is Pakistan's third largest stock exchange after Karachi Stock Exchange and Lahore Stock Exchange, and was merged to form Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Lahore Stock Exchange

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Islamabad Stock Exchange, founded in 1989, is Pakistan's third largest stock exchange after Karachi Stock Exchange and Lahore Stock Exchange, and was merged to form Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Pakistan Stock Exchange

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Islamabad Stock Exchange, founded in 1989, is Pakistan's third largest stock exchange after Karachi Stock Exchange and Lahore Stock Exchange, and was merged to form Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Legal person

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The exchange had 118 members with 104 corporate bodies and 18 individual members.

Information and communications technology

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Islamabad has seen an expansion in information and communications technology with the addition two Software Technology Parks, which house numerous national and foreign technological and information technology companies.

Science park

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Islamabad has seen an expansion in information and communications technology with the addition two Software Technology Parks, which house numerous national and foreign technological and information technology companies.

Information technology

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Awami Markaz houses 36 IT companies while Evacuee Trust house 29 companies.

Industry of Pakistan

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The economy of Rawalpindi and the surrounding district has a diverse industrial base, but remains mainly service based.

Islamabad Expressway

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Within the metro area the Islamabad Highway and Kashmir Highway provide the primary link between Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Kashmir Highway

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Within the metro area the Islamabad Highway and Kashmir Highway provide the primary link between Islamabad and Rawalpindi.