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Qatar-State of Qatar flag, Details, Airports, Top cities and Qatar Map

Qatar-State of Qatar flag, Details, Airports, Top cities and Qatar Map. Qatar always known as State of Qatar .

Since the mid-1800s, Qatar transformed itself from a British protectorate into an independent state with significant oil and natural gas revenues, which enable to have a per capita income almost above the leading industrial countries of Western Europe.

Qatar is home to the Al Jazeera television station and is rapidly gaining interest among foreigners as it hosted the 2006 Asian Games and is now (controversially) scheduled to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar Map

State of Qatar Overview

Capital and largest city Doha
Religion Islam
Demonym Qatari
Government Unitaryparliamentaryabsolute monarchy
Legislature Consultative Assembly
Establishment Qatar National Day 18 December 1878
Declared Independence 1 September 1971
Independence from the United Kingdom 3 September 1971
Area Total 11,571 km2
4,467.6 sq mi
Population 2014 estimate 2,155,446 (Of which about 12% are Qatari nationals)
2010 census 1,699,435
Density 176/km2
455/sq mi
2014 estimate
GDP (PPP) Total $298.4 billion
Per capita $145,894
GDP (nominal) Total $213.784 billion
Per capita $102,785
Currency Riyal (QAR)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Calling code 974
ISO 3166 code QA
Internet TLD .qa
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Qatar Flag

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Qatar Regions (Municipalities)

  1. Madinat ash Shamal
    2.    Al Khor
    3.    Umm Salal
    4.    Al Daayen
    5.    Al Rayyan
    6.    Doha
    7.    Al Wakrah

 Qatar Population

Qatar’s population approximalety 2 Million, . Qatar (Arab) nationals make up less than 15% of the total population, followed by other Arab (13%), Indian (24%), Nepali (16%), Fiipino (11%) Bangladesh and Sri Lankan (5% each). There are 250,000 Filipinos in the country, making them the third largest group of expatriates. Due to a huge influx of male laborers, women account for just 25% of the population

Airports in Qatar with Code

Doha International Airport (DOH) is the only airport in Qatar for public use.

1.Doha         DOH    Doha Airport
2.Doha         XOZ    Doha Free Zone Airport
3.Al Udeid     XJD    Al Udeid AB Airport

Qatar Tourist Places

  1. The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
  2. The Corniche, Doha
  3. Al- Zubarah, Northwest of Qatar
  4. Qatar National Museum, Doha
  5. Al Wakra Museum, Al Wakra
  6. Al Jassasiya Carvings, Al- Ruwais
  7. Desert Safari, Doha
  8. Kassem Darwish Fakhroo Islamic, Doha
  9. The Golden Mosque, Doha
  10. Katara Mosque, Doha

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