Qatar officially the State of Qatar, is a country located in Western Asia and the richest country in the World. It's lies on the Persian Gulf in eastern Arabia, north of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Location Map of Qatar
Where is Qatar Located?
Qatar is a country located in the Western of Asia, Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It covers 11,586 square kilometers of land, making it the 164th largest nation in terms of land area. Qatar map also shows that it is one of the smallest counties of the Middle East.
However, it shares its international boundary with Saudi Arabia in the south, rest of three sides; it is surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Furthermore, a strait of the Persian Gulf divides Qatar from its nearby island nation of Bahrain. The government type of Qatar is an emirate government. In addition, its legal system composed of Islamic (or Sharia) and civil law codes in a discretionary system of law. Furthermore, it is being controlled by the Emir.
Qatar is the world’s largest per capita producer of oil and natural gas. In addition, the reserve per capita is also highest in the world. Likewise, due to huge reserves and production of oil and natural gas, Qatar stands as the second highest per-capita income country – immediately after Liechtenstein. Qatar is a world's third-largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves and high-income economy country in the World.
What is the capital of Qatar?
Doha is the capital city of Qatar. It has a population of 644,799, Doha is located on the central-east portion of Qatar, bordered by the Persian Gulf on its coast. It's lies between latitue of 25.28 and longitude of 51.52.
Eight Municipalities of Qatar
Qatar has been divided into eight municipalities; Al Shamal, Al Khor, Al-Shahaniya, Umm Salal, Al Daayen, Doha, Al Rayyan and Al Wakrah
Qatar, The 2022 FIFA World Cup Host Country
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022. Qatar will be the first Arab state to host the World Cup.
Qatar Facts & Information
|Capital of Qatar||Doha|
|Administrative Divisions||8 Municipalities|
|Qatar National Day||18 December 1878|
|Area of Qatar||4,471 sq mi, 11,581 sq km [Land - 100%, Water- 0%]|
|Coastline||563 km (350 mi)|
|Neighboring Country||Saudi Arabia 60 km (37 mi)|
|Population of Qatar||2,917,494 (2020 Estimate)|
|Official Language||Arabic, Common languages (English)|
|Currency of Qatar||Riyal (QAR)|
|Qatar Airports||Hamad International Airport(DOH), Doha International Airport(DIA)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||QA|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||QAT|
|ISO Numeric Code||634|
|GDP 2020 estimate||$357.338 billion (51st)|
|Qatar Calling code||+974|
|Qatar Time Zone||AST (UTC+3)|
|Climate||arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers|
|Natural Resources||Petroleum, Natural gas, Fish|
|Natural hazards||Haze, dust storms, sandstorms common|
|Highest point||Qurayn Abu al Bawl, 103 m (338 ft)|
|Lowest point||Persian Gulf, 0 m (0 ft)|
|Airport||Hamad International Airport (DOH), Doha International Airport (DIA)|
|Ports||Doha Port, RasLaffan, Masaieed and Al Ruwais.|
Stadiums in Qatar
|Lusail Iconic Stadium||Lusail||80,000|
|Al Bayt Stadium||Al Khor||60,000|
|Ras Abu Aboud Stadium||Doha||40,000|
|Al Thumama Stadium||Doha||40,000|
|Education City Stadium||Al Rayyan||45,350|
|Ahmed bin Ali Stadium||Al Rayyan||44,740|
|Khalifa International Stadium||Al Rayyan||40,000|
|Al Janoub Stadium||Al Wakrah||40,000|
Places to Visit in Qatar
The top attractions to visit in Qatar are Museum of Islamic Art, Souq Waqif, Doha Corniche, The Pearl-Qatar, Katara - The Cultural Village Foundation, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern, Zubara Fort, Aspire Park, Aspire Tower, Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic, The Pearl Monument, Aqua Park Qatar, Banana Island, Katara Beach, Barzan Towers, AlKoot Fort, Purple Islandand National Museum of Qatar.
Largest Cities in Qatar
|1||Doha||Baladīyat ad Dawḩah||644,799||25.285 / 51.531|
|2||Al Rayyan||Baladīyat ar Rayyān||272,465||25.292 / 51.424|
|3||Umm Şalāl Muḩammad||Baladīyat Umm Şalāl||29,391||25.415 / 51.406|
|4||Al Wakrah||Al Wakrah||26,436||25.172 / 51.603|
|5||Al Khor||Al Khor||18,923||25.684 / 51.506|
|6||Ash Shīḩānīyah||Al-Shahaniya||8,380||25.371 / 51.223|
|7||Dukhān||Al-Shahaniya||7,250||25.425 / 50.782|
|8||Musay'īd||Al Wakrah||5,769||24.992 / 51.551|
|9||Madīnat ash Shamāl||Madīnat ash Shamāl||5,267||26.129 / 51.201|
|10||Al Wukayr||Al Wakrah||5,146||25.151 / 51.537|
|11||Ar Ruways||Madīnat ash Shamāl||3,334||26.14 / 51.215|
|12||Umm Bāb||Baladīyat ar Rayyān||2,500||25.214 / 50.807|