Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and the main financial centre of Pakistan, and the capital of the province of Sindh. It is located in the south of Pakistan, on the coast of the Arabian Sea.
Karachi is a large city which offers visitors a huge variety of activities and attractions. From dining out to shopping, vibrant nightlife to sunny beaches, and activities such as golf, horse racing, deep-sea angling and yachting. Its major attractions include Mazar-e-Quaid - tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, Mohatta Palace and museum, Karachi Port Authority's Water Jet fountain and Masjid e Tooba - largest single-domed mosque in the world.
Things to See & Do
* Beach Park & Clifton Beach
* Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim park
* Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum and Museum
* Art galleries & museums
* Colonial architecture
Cruise Season Jan - Dec
Currency Pakistani Rupee (Rs.) (PKR_
Language Urdu, English
Population 20,100,000 approx
Land Area 3,527 kmÂ²
Electricity 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time GMT plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code + 92
Port LocationThe port of Karachi is located approximately 2.5km from the city centre in the Baba Channel.
Transport Links - Jinnah International Airport is Karachi's largest international and domestic airport. It has connections to many other hubs such as Toronto, London, Dubai, Delhi Singapore and most major international cities.
Daewoo Sammi offers some direct services to/from Karachi, Hyderabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Lahore and Islamabad,
First Class travel with Pakistan Railways is good, and Karachi has railway connections with various major cities in Pakistan including Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Rawalpindi, & Peshawar.