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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.

What is the capital of Qatar?

Doha is the capital city of Qatar. It has a population of 1,351,000, and 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.

Quick Facts
Continent Asia
Coordinates 25.3, 51.516667
Capital Doha
Largest City Doha
Neighboring Countries Saudi Arabia
Administrative divisions7 municipalities
Area 4,416 sq mi
Official Language Arabic
Currency Riyal (QAR)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeQA
ISO Alpha-3 Code QAT
ISO Numeric Code634
GDP $182.004 billion
Calling code 974
Time Zone AST (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .qa

News on Qatar - June 5, 2017 Five Arab Countries cut links with Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Yemen have severed diplomatic ties and cut off transport links with Qatar in an extraordinary attempt to isolate the Gulf state as they claim its regional policies fuel extremism and terrorism.