Pakistan. Urdu is the sole national, and one of the two official languages of Pakistan (along with English). It is spoken and understood throughout the country, whereas the state-by-state languages (languages spoken throughout various regions) are the provincial languages, although only 7.57% of Pakistanis speak Urdu as their first language.
ویکیپیڈیا ایک آزاد اور کثیر لسانی دائرۃ المعارف ہے جس میں ہم سب مل جل کر لکھتے ہیں اور مل جل کر اس کو سنوارتے ہیں۔. ویکیپیڈیا کا آغاز جنوری سنہ 2001ء میں ہوا، جبکہ اردو ویکیپیڈیا کا اجرا جنوری ...
Urdu is the second most popular Wikipedia in Pakistan, behind English. It receives approximately 2 million pageviews in the country, and around 610 thousand in India, as of November 2022.  Milestones timeline Users and editors Urdu Wikipedia is having approximately 320 contributors per month.
- Wikimedia Foundation and the Urdu Wiki community
- 27 January 2004; 19 years ago
- Wikimedia Foundation
Pakistan ( Urdu: پَاکِسْتَان [ˈpaːkɪstaːn] ), [d] officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan ( ISO: اِسْلامی جَمْہُورِیَہ پَاکِسْتَان, islāmi jamhūriyāh pākistān ), is a country in South Asia.
Urdu, also known as Lashkari,  or the Lashkari language (لشکری زبان)  is the national language of Pakistan and a recognized regional dialect in India. Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language, which means that it came from Proto-Indo-Aryan, a language that was spoken northeast of the Caspian Sea in the third millennium. 
- 68.62 million (2021), Total: 230 million (2021)
Urdu is the national language and the lingua franca of Pakistan, and while sharing official status with English, it is the preferred and dominant language used for inter-communication between different ethnic groups.
Although the majority of Urdu-speakers reside in Pakistan (including 30 million native speakers, and up to 94 million second-language speakers), where Urdu is the national and official language, most speakers who use Urdu as their native tongue live in northern India, where it is one of 22 official languages.