General information about Islamabad
Country Pakistan
Region Islāmābād 08
Population 601,600
Time Zone Asia/Karachi
Cost of living in Islamabad
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 85 156
Food 86 148
Transportation 9 48
Communications and utilities 60 64
Clothing 15 57
Sports and leisure 18 68
Total 274 542
Accommodation in Islamabad USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 86
Shared room in city centre 158
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 100
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 208
Coordinates of Islamabad
Time Zone Asia/Karachi
GMT +5
DST +5
Latitude 33.721480000
Longitude 73.043290000
Elevation (STRM3) 579 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Islamabad

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 11 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 7 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 11 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 1 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 17,170 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 36 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 15 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 34 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 37 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 69 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 50 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 260 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 125 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 591 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 323 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 76 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 35 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 946 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 641 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 315 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.24%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Islamabad

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 40 40 32 28 27 32 32 38 47 47 46 42 47
Average high °C 31 28 22 17 15 17 21 28 33 36 32 31 26
Average temperature °C 27 22 16 11 10 12 17 23 28 31 29 28 21
Average low °C 22 16 10 6 5 7 12 17 22 25 26 25 16
Record low °C 12 7 -1 -2 -5 -1 -2 7 8 16 18 18 -5
Rain Days 5 1 0 2 4 4 4 3 2 3 11 12 51
Fog Days 1 1 7 16 13 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 46
Thunderstorms Days 5 4 1 1 1 2 5 4 5 5 10 10 53
Average precipitation Mm. 90 20 10 40 50 50 60 50 40 30 250 250 940
Relative humidity % 70 60 65 70 70 65 60 50 40 50 70 75 62
Relative humidity morning % 85 85 85 88 88 85 82 74 62 63 82 89 81
Relative humidity evening % 50 42 45 49 48 45 45 33 27 30 56 62 44
Wind speed Km/h 6 8 6 8 8 9 12 12 12 9 9 8 9
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 11 11 12 14 14 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 19 13 7 3 3 4 7 11 12 16 22 23 140
Growing degree-day °C 517 388 183 60 0 71 215 400 560 600 603 568 4165
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 18 13 10 11 13 16 21 25 27 24 21 18
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Islamabad - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
8 kmBenazir Bhutto International AirportIslamabadL
16 km(Under construction) New Islamabad International AirportIslamabadL
38 kmMinhas Air BaseKamraM
44 kmRawalakot AirportRawalakotM
50 kmMuzaffarabad AirportMuzaffarabadM
58 kmMangla AirportManglaM
66 kmRisalpur Air BaseRisalpurM
85 kmSaidu Sharif AirportSaidu SharifM
90 kmPeshawar International AirportPeshawarM
101 kmSheikh ul Alam AirportSrinagarM

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