Rawalpindi, also known as Ping Di, is an urban area near in Pothohar national capital, Islamabad is Pakistan, in Punjab province. Rawalpindi is the fourth largest city in Pakistan, Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad. In the 1950s, Rawalpindi smaller than Hyderabad and Multan, but the building of Islamabad (1959-1969), in the meantime, Rawalpindi as the national capital and its population from 180,000 in independent the time, the city’s economy has been considerable over 4.5 million in 2007. [Citation needed] Rawalpindi, 275 km (171 miles) northwest of Lahore, Punjab province, the northernmost. It is the administrative seat of Rawalpindi region. Total urban area of ​​about 108.8 square kilometers (42.0 sq mi). Military headquarters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan Armed Forces.
Raja Ping Di named, Rawalpindi, Punjab Province, the most northern tip of North West Frontier Province and Jammu and Kashmir, the location is a bustling city. Many tourists use the city, stop before traveling to the northern region. Rawalpindi is the main destination of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir expatriates. Many shopping markets, parks and a cosmopolitan population attract shoppers from all over Pakistan and abroad. The city is home to several industries and factories. Islamabad International Airport is actually located in Rawalpindi and the supply of these two cities.