lunes, 2 de marzo de 2009

Which is its location? What countries does it border with?Pakistan is located in Eastern Asia. It borders India, China, Afghanistan, and Iran.

What does the geography say about the country?
To the North there are the Himalayas and to the south there is a dessert. The climate varies from cold winters and hot summers to the North, and mild climate to the South.
What is the dominant religion? Which other exist?The major religion is Islamism while there is also Hinduism, Christianity, Parsi, Buddhist, and others.

What are the different ethnic groups?
Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun, Baloch, MuhajirWhich ones are the main customs and traditions?Pakistan has a rich cultural and ethnic background going back to the Indus Valley Civilization. There are differences in culture among the different ethnic groups in matters such as dress, food, and religion, especially where Pre Islamic customs differ from Islamic practices. However, over 60 years of integration, a distinctive "Pakistani" culture has sprung up especially in the urban areas. Education is highly regarded by members of every socio-economic stratum. The traditional family values are highly respected and considered sacred.

How is this his life different from yours?
The greatest difference is the religion. The problem comes when he is living in a society in which he is the only one, while in my society everyone is like me or almost like me.He has rules to follow as well as I do, He goes to school as well as I do, etc.

Which custom caught your attention?
He can´t eat Starbursts.

How does his religion affect his way of acting?
He has to stop doing many things to follow the rules stated by the Koran, which is the book of the Islamic religion. He cannot eat pork nor things that contain enzymes that come from pork, he cannot drink alcohol, he cannot do a lot of stuff involving girls; so he acts according to it.

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