City: Karachi

Population: 16000000

Time Zone: UTC +5

Currency Name: Pakistani rupee (PKR)

Major airport name (code) cities:

Languages: Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski and other 8%

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: May - October

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, d

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Karachi's population grew from 400,000 in 1947 to 20 million in 2007. A population growth of more than 1,000%.