Al-Wakrah is a city in eastern Qatar, just south of Doha. Al-Wakrah the second-largest city in Qatar.
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Where is Al Wakrah Located?
Al Wakrah is the capital city of the Al Wakrah Municipality in Qatar, just south of Doha. Al Wakrah's latitude and longitude is 25°10′48″N 51°36′36″E, with an estimated population of 87,970 residents as of 2015, in an area of more than 75.8 square kilometres (29.3 square miles).
About Al Wakrah City, Qatar
Al Wakrah city is the capital of the Al Wakrah Municipality in Qatar. It is located in Qatar's eastern region. The second-largest city in Qatar is Al Wakrah city. The city is located south of Doha, north of Mesaieed, southeast of Umm Salal Mohammed and southeast of Dukhan. In January, February, March, November, and December, the temperature in Al Wakrah city is moderate. The summer months are April through November, as well as May, June, July, August, and September. In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, and August, Al Wakrah city experiences dry spells. Typically, January is the coldest month while July is the warmest.
Al Wakrah city is a fantastic area to explore because of its stunning natural surroundings and fascinating local culture. Al Wakrah city has been blessed with a significant allotment of public parks and recreational projects. The Al Wakrah Heritage Village project was one of the most important ones. Al Wakrah Souq, Al Wakrah Corniche, and a gated mosque with a 3 km stretch of beachfront near to Al Wakrah Port are all part of the village. Al Wakrah Souq Beach and Al Wakrah Family Beach are the two main public beaches in Al Wakrah city. One of the top beaches in the country is Al Wakrah Family Beach. The sea is fairly shallow and the beach is flat. There are amenities including a playground for kids, BBQ pits, parking spaces, restrooms, and a few gazebos here. There is also a place where volleyball and football can be played.
In the State of Qatar, Souq Al Wakra, also known as Al Wakra Old Market, is situated right next to Wakra Beach. The market building combines elements of the contemporary with the old. This market's architecture incorporates vintage elements.
The Al-Wakrah Sports Club, a multisport organization in Al Wakrah city, fields a football team that plays in the Qatar Stars League, the top division of Qatari football. The Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium, a multi-use stadium, serves as the club's home field. The stadium can hold 20,000 spectators. The Al Wakrah city will play a role in hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup through Al Janoub Stadium, formerly known as Al Wakrah Stadium, which will have a capacity of 40,000 spectators. A central plaza will house a marketplace, a school, restaurants, and parkland in addition to the stadium.
Where is Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah?
Al Janoub Stadium is a football stadium, is one of the playing venues of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, located just east of the town of Al Wakrah on the way to the village of Al Wukair.
Al Wakrah City Facts
|Municipality||Al Wakrah Municipality|
|Area of Al Wakrah||75.8 sq km (29.3 sq mi)|
|Population of Al Wakrah||87,970|
|Official Language||Arabic, Common languages (English)|
|Currency of Qatar||Riyal (QAR)|
|Airports Near Al Wakrah||Hamad International Airport(DOH), Al Wakrah International Airport(DIA)|
|Metro Connection||Red Line of the Doha Metro|
|Qatar Calling code||+974|
|Al Wakrah Time Zone||AST (UTC+3)|
|Climate||Hot desert climate|
Places to Visit in Al Wakrah
Top Attractions in Al Wakrah are 1. Al Wakrah Souq, 2. Al Wakrah Corniche, 3. Al Wakrah Souq Beach, 4. Al Wakrah Family Beach, 5. Al Wakrah Port, 6.Al Wakrah Heritage Village, 7. Wakrah Mall, 8. Al Wakrah Public Garden, 9.Al Wakra Old Market, 10. Hamza Bin Abdulmotaleb.