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The capital of Pakistan, in the northeast part of the country northeast of Rawalpindi. Construction began on the city in 1960, and it replaced Rawalpindi as the capital in 1967.
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(Placename) the capital of Pakistan, in the north on the Potwar Plateau: site chosen in 1959; surrounded by the Capital Territory of Islamabad for 909 sq km (351 sq miles). Pop: 770 000 (2005 est)
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Is•lam•a•bad(ɪsˈlɑ məˌbɑd, -ˈlæm əˌbæd)
the capital of Pakistan, in the N part, near Rawalpindi. 204,364.
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