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Qatar

THE OLD AND THE NEW

 

ABOUT QATAR

The State of Qatar is a sovereign and independent state in the Middle East, occupying a peninsula that juts into the Arabian Gulf. Since its complete independence from Britain in 1971, Qatar has emerged as one of the world's most important producers of oil and gas. It is an Islamic State whose laws and customs follow the Islamic tradition. Since 2013, the country has been governed by HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.

The State of Qatar is a peninsula located amid the western coast of the Arabian Gulf. The peninsular is approximately 100km across and extends 200km into the Gulf. Qatar includes several islands the largest of which are, Halul, Shraouh and Al-Asshat.. shares its southern border with Saudi Arabia and a maritime border Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Iran.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

CAPITAL

Doha

FLAG

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OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Arabic

POPULATION

2,865,599

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TIME ZONE

UTC+3 (AST)

 

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AREA

11,581 km2

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CALLING CODE

+974

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CURRENCY

Riyal (QAR)

DISCOVER QATAR

 

THE ROSE CITY

Doha

A tourist who enters Qatar will be invited by the eye-catching view on the capital city, Doha. The arranged, bow formed Corniche, the sandy desert scenery and the shining blue waters of the Gulf, are the principal look at what anticipates a visitor, who touches base for a vacation in the sun-kissed nation. Doha is a famous city in Qatar loaded up with desert ventures, water sports, shopping guilty pleasure, recorded historical museums, top-notch food, luxurious attractions, and other common attractions.

Al Wakra

A MODEST TOWN

Situated in the middle of Umm Said and Doha, is the town of Al Wakra. However, initially a modest pearling and angling town, Al Wakra advanced itself into a community with a population of not more than 30,000. The town has an Al Wakra gallery in one of its old strongholds, that shows marine life and the history of the region. The town likewise has great workmanship and architecture shows.

Al Khor

THE HARBOUR

Situated 57kms in the north east-coast of Doha, Al Khor is eminent for its harbour containing angling vessels and little artworks. It is likewise well known for its shorelines, memorable towers, and mosques, it is a nice Qatar city to visit.

Masaieed

SEA AND SAND

Situated 45kms south of Doha, Mesaieed is a noteworthy modern city in Qatar, with the industrial territory lodging fundamental enterprises, a substantial seaport, and the key terminal for the fare of oil. The shorelines and sand rises of Mesaieed are among real vacation spots in Qatar, similar to the area of Movenpick Sealine Resort.

Madinat Alshamal

TOWN OF THE FORT STADIUM

It is another town located in the north end of the landmass, around 107 km north of Doha. It works as an administrative place for many waterfront towns.

 

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