Administrative units of Pakistan

The administrative units of Pakistan refers to the subnational administrative divisions that play a role in the governance of Pakistan. The country is composed of four provinces and one federal territory: the provinces of Balochistan, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the federally-administered Islamabad Capital Territory. Additionally, Pakistan also administers two autonomous territories[Note 1] in the disputed region of Kashmir: Gilgit-Baltistan[Note 2] and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.[4][5] Due to the ongoing Kashmir dispute with neighbouring India, it also claims sovereignty over the union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, but has not exercised administrative authority over either region since its independence and subsequent war with India in 1947–1948. All of Pakistan's provinces and territories are subdivided into divisions, which are further subdivided into districts, and then tehsils, which are again further subdivided into union councils.[6]

Administrative Units:
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
پاکستان کی انتظامی اکائیاں
CategoryFederated state
Location Pakistan
Created
Number
PopulationsLeast: 1,249,000 (Gilgit-Baltistan)
Most: 110,012,442 (Punjab)
AreasSmallest: 906.0 km2 (349.81 sq mi), Islamabad Capital Territory
Largest: 347,200 km2 (134,050 sq mi), Balochistan
Government
Subdivisions