The competition aims to improve Wikipedia illustrations about Pakistan's cultural, historically significant properties
Pakistan won the competition in 2015 with a capture of Shangrila Lake winning the best international picture.
370 Pakistani photographers submitted 11,000 photographs, of which 10 will go onto the international round.
Pakistan had the greatest number of participants and the third-largest number of submissions.
Over 2,200 photographs were submitted by Pakistanis, making it the country with the sixth most number of participants.
The local edition was organised as 'Wikipedia Loves Northern Pakistan', and received over 11,000 submissions.
Enjoy these mesmerising glimpses into a Pakistan steeped in culture and tradition, and architectural beauty.
Of more than 20,000 Pakistan-related articles on Wikipedia, fewer than 50 are deemed to be of high quality.