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Qatar / State of Qatar

قطر‎ Qaṭar / دولة قطر‎ Dawlat Qaṭar (Arabic)

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  • Country in Western Asia, on Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Capital: Doha
  • Largest cities: Doha
  • Area: 11,581 km² (water: 0,8%)
  • Population: 2,795,484 (11.6% Qataris, 88.4% non-Qataris); density: 176/km²
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Borders: Saudi Arabia
  • Seas: Arabian (Persian) Gulf, Gulf of Bahrain
  • Highest point: Qurayn Abu al Bawl (103 m)
  • Lowest point: Arabian (Persian) Gulf (0 m)
  • Longest river: no permanent rivers
  • Largest lake: none
  • Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, fish
  • Natural hazards: haze, dust storms, sandstorms
  • Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
  • Religion: 67.7% Islam (official), 13.8% Christianity, 13.8% Hinduism, 3.1% Buddhism, 0.7% other, 0.9% no religion
  • Government: unitary semi-constitutional monarchy
  • National day: 18 December (1878)
  • Currency: Riyal (QAR)
  • Time zone: UTC+3 (AST)
  • Calling code: +974
  • ISO 3166 code: QA
  • Internet TLD: .qa
  • Driving side: right
  • Electricity: 240V supply voltage and 50Hz, plug type: G

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MUNICIPALITIES / baladiyah (8)


Doha / Ad-Dawhah

capital: Doha


Al Shamal

capital: Madinat ash Shamal

Fuwayrit | Zubara


Al Khor / Al Khor and Al Thakhira

capital: Al Khor City


Al-Shahaniya

capital: Al-Shahaniya City


Umm Salal / Umm Slal

capital: Umm Salal Ali


Al Daayen / Az Za`ayin

capital: Umm Qarn


Al Rayyan / Ar Rayyan

capital: Al Rayyan City


Al Wakrah

capital: Al Wakrah City


PLACES (A-Z)


Doha | Fuwayrit | Zubara


A VIEW FROM THE TOP (aerial photography)


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