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Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is the capital, Doha, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum sits on the city’s Corniche waterfront promenade.

Languages: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

Ethnic Groups: Arab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%

Belief Systems: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14%


Population: 2 million people (World Rank: 148th) (2014 estimate)
Population Density: 448 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 78th) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: 1.96 %/yr (World Rank: 62nd) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 78.4 years (World Rank: 58th) (2013 estimate)
Median Age: 31.6 years (World Rank: 69th) (2010 estimate)

Sites for More Information:

Map of Qatar

Country Profile for Qatar
United Nations

Qatar - Country Profile
U.S. Library of Congress


Current News in Qatar

Qatar - Facts and Information 1

Qatar - Facts and Information 2
World Factbook

Culture and Tourism:

Traveling to Qatar 1;

Traveling to Qatar 2

Events in Qatar

Travel Guide for Qatar

Language Resources:

Arabic alphabet, pronunciation and language;

Arabic Language Games;

Learn Arabic Online;

Government Related:

Embassy of Qatar
in Washington D.C.

Government Websites of Qatar
by Gunnar Anzinger.

Local Weather Conditions

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