Qatar Overview

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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  • Year Founded: 1971

  • President: Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

  • Capital: Doha

  • Population: 2.3 Million

  • Religion: Islam

  • Currency: Qatari Riyal (QAR)

  • Time zone: UTC+03:00

  • Language: Arabic is the official language, however English is the most used language in business and widely spoken

  • Dialling code: +974

  • Internet country code: .qa

  • National airlines: Qatar Airways

  • Land borders: Saudi Arabia

• 1 USD = 3.71 QAR

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