West Pakistan

Province of ‌Pakistan
Flag of Pakistan 1956–1970 Flag of Pakistan
Flag of Pakistan Coat of Arms of Pakistan
Map of Pakistan
Status Province
- 1956-1957Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani
Chief minister
- 1956-1957Dr Khan Sahib
March 23, 1956Constitution of Pakistan
July 1, 1970Abolished
December 16, 1971Bangladesh secedes
Area803,940 km²
CurrencyPakistani rupee
Flag of Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan Flag of Pakistan

West Pakistan was a province of Pakistan that existed from 1956 until 1970 when it was abolished. It existed alongside the province of East Pakistan until it declared its independence and seceded from Pakistan in 1971 as the independent nation of Bangladesh.

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