Karachi is known as the “City of Lights” for its vibrant nightlife, ranked as the largest city in Pakistan and the twelfth-largest city in the world. It is the capital of the Sindh province. Karachi is Pakistan’s most cosmopolitan city, linguistically, ethnically, and religiously diverse, as well as one of Pakistan’s most secular and socially liberal cities.
The city experienced rapid economic growth following Pakistan’s independence, attracting migrants from throughout the country and other regions in South Asia by extension. Karachi is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities, and has significant communities representing almost every ethnic group in Pakistan.