Qatar is a peninsular Arab nation whose terrain comprises of arid desert and a long Persian Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Its capital city Doha is located on the coast.
Qatar shares its borders with Saudi Arabia to the west and the Persian Gulf to the east.
It has been ruled by the Al Thani family since the mid-19th century and is an absolute monarchy, its head of state is Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
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