Where is Qatar?

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.

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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. 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.

    Here's more details about FIFA World Cup 2022

    Qatar Facts & Information

    CountryQatar
    Continent Asia
    Coordinates 25.3, 51.516667
    Capital of QatarDoha
    Largest CityDoha
    Administrative Divisions8 Municipalities
    Qatar National Day18 December 1878
    Area of Qatar4,471 sq mi, 11,581 sq km [Land - 100%, Water- 0%]
    Coastline563 km (350 mi)
    Neighboring CountrySaudi Arabia 60 km (37 mi)
    Population of Qatar 2,917,494 (2020 Estimate)
    Official LanguageArabic, Common languages (English)
    Currency of QatarRiyal (QAR)
    Qatar AirportsHamad International Airport(DOH), Doha International Airport(DIA)
    ISO Alpha-2 CodeQA
    ISO Alpha-3 Code QAT
    ISO Numeric Code634
    GDP 2020 estimate$357.338 billion (51st)
    Qatar Calling code +974
    Qatar Time Zone AST (UTC+3)
    Climatearid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
    Natural ResourcesPetroleum, Natural gas, Fish
    Natural hazardsHaze, dust storms, sandstorms common
    Highest pointQurayn Abu al Bawl, 103 m (338 ft)
    Lowest pointPersian Gulf, 0 m (0 ft)
    AirportHamad International Airport (DOH), Doha International Airport (DIA)
    PortsDoha Port, RasLaffan, Masaieed and Al Ruwais.
    Internet TLD .qa

    Stadiums in Qatar

    StadiumCityCapacity
    Lusail Iconic StadiumLusail80,000
    Al Bayt StadiumAl Khor60,000
    Ras Abu Aboud StadiumDoha40,000
    Al Thumama StadiumDoha40,000
    Education City StadiumAl Rayyan45,350
    Ahmed bin Ali StadiumAl Rayyan44,740
    Khalifa International StadiumAl Rayyan40,000
    Al Janoub StadiumAl Wakrah40,000

    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

    NameMunicipalityPopulationLatitude/Longitude
    1DohaBaladīyat ad Dawḩah644,79925.285 / 51.531
    2Al RayyanBaladīyat ar Rayyān272,46525.292 / 51.424
    3Umm Şalāl MuḩammadBaladīyat Umm Şalāl29,39125.415 / 51.406
    4Al WakrahAl Wakrah26,43625.172 / 51.603
    5Al KhorAl Khor18,92325.684 / 51.506
    6Ash ShīḩānīyahAl-Shahaniya8,38025.371 / 51.223
    7DukhānAl-Shahaniya7,25025.425 / 50.782
    8Musay'īdAl Wakrah5,76924.992 / 51.551
    9Madīnat ash ShamālMadīnat ash Shamāl5,26726.129 / 51.201
    10Al WukayrAl Wakrah5,14625.151 / 51.537
    11Ar RuwaysMadīnat ash Shamāl3,33426.14 / 51.215
    12Umm BābBaladīyat ar Rayyān2,50025.214 / 50.807