Qatar

Qatar is a rich Arab state occupying a small peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf to the north of . Many come to the Middle East seeking the mystic, traditional life of the Bedouins, wandering the desert with their life's belongings on a camel's back.
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Once little more than a minuscule pearl fishing village, , Qatar's capital and largest city, has emerged to become one of the pearls of the . Photo: JamesA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in eastern Qatar, just south of . Photo: Metallic Purple, CC BY 2.0.

is the main airport of and the busiest in Qatar. Photo: Arne mueseler, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

is a municipality in the state of Qatar. The seaside teems with local dhow boats. Photo: Xavier Bouchevreau, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Perched on the eastern coast of the Qatari peninsula, is a major settlement just north of . Photo: Still ePsiLoN, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as Umm Sa'id, is a major town and port on the Qatar peninsula. Photo: Balachand, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Umm Salal Muhammad is a town in Qatar in the Umm Salal municipality, about 15 km north of . Photo: JamesA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an industrial city in the western reaches of Qatar. Photo: Bruno befreetv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Al Shahaniya is a municipality. Formerly in the municipality of , but now an independent municipality, the municipal seat was delimited in 1988 by Law No. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Qatar

Latitude of center
25.275° or 25° 16' 30" north
Longitude of center
51.191° or 51° 11' 27.6" east
Population
1,700,000
Elevation
27 metres (89 feet)
Capital
Area
11,437 km² (4416 miles²)
Currency
Rial (QAR)
Phone code
974
Internet domain
.qa
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425062
Geo­Names ID
289688
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Qaṭar
  • Achinese: Qatar
  • Adyghe: Катар
  • Afar: Qatar
  • Afrikaans: Katar
  • Afrikaans: Qatar
  • Akan: Kata
  • Albanian: Katar
  • Albanian: Katari
  • Amharic: ቃጣር
  • Amharic: ኳታር
  • Arabic: Qatar
  • Arabic: إمارة قطر
  • Arabic: دولة قطر
  • Arabic: دَوْلَة قَطَر
  • Arabic: قطر
  • Aragonese: Qatar
  • Armenian: Կատար
  • Armenian: Քաթար
  • Arpitan: Qatar
  • Assamese: কাটাৰ
  • Asturian: Qatar
  • Avaric: КъатІар
  • Awadhi: कतार
  • Azerbaijani: Qatar
  • Azerbaijani: Qətər
  • Bambara: Katari
  • Bashkir: Катар
  • Basque: Katar
  • Basque: Qatar
  • Bavarian: Katar
  • Belarusian: Катар
  • Bengali: কাতার
  • Bhojpuri: क़तर
  • Bishnupriya: কাতার
  • Bosnian: Katar
  • Brahui: Katar
  • Breton: Katar
  • Breton: Qatar
  • Buginese: Qatar
  • Bulgarian: Катар
  • Burmese: ကာတာ
  • Burmese: ကာတာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Estat de Qatar
  • Catalan: Qatar
  • Cebuano: Katar
  • Cebuano: Qatar
  • Central Bikol: Qatar
  • Central Kurdish: قەتەر
  • Chavacano: Qatar
  • Chechen: КъатӀар
  • Chinese: Kǎtǎěr
  • Chinese: Qatar
  • Chinese: 卡塔尔
  • Chinese: 卡塔爾
  • Chinese: 卡達
  • Chinese: 卡達國
  • Chuvash: Катар
  • Cornish: Katar
  • Crimean Tatar: Qatar
  • Croatian: Katar
  • Czech: Katar
  • Danish: Qatar
  • Dhivehi: ޤަޠަރު
  • Dimli (individual language): Qeter
  • Dotyali: कतार
  • Dutch: QA
  • Dutch: QAT
  • Dutch: Qatar
  • Dzongkha: ཀ་ཏར
  • Dzongkha: ཀ་ཏར་
  • Eastern Mari: Катар
  • Egyptian Arabic: دولة قطر
  • Egyptian Arabic: قطر
  • English: State of Qatar
  • English: qa
  • English: 🇶🇦
  • Esperanto: Kataro
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato Kataro
  • Estonian: Katar
  • Estonian: Katari riik
  • Ewe: Katar nutome
  • Ewe: Qatar
  • Extremaduran: Catal
  • Faroese: Katar
  • Fiji Hindi: Qatar
  • Finnish: Qatar
  • Finnish: Qatarin valtio
  • French: Katar
  • French: QA
  • French: Qa.
  • French: Qatar
  • French: l’État du Qatar
  • Fulah: Kataar
  • Fulah: Katar
  • Gagauz: Katar
  • Galician: Qatar - قطر
  • Galician: Qatar
  • Ganda: Kataa
  • Georgian: კატარი
  • German: Katar
  • Goan Konkani: कतार
  • Greek: Κατάρ
  • Guarani: Katára
  • Guianese Creole French: Katar
  • Gujarati: કતાર
  • Haitian: Kata
  • Haitian: Katar
  • Hakka Chinese: Qatar
  • Hausa: Katala
  • Hausa: Kwatar
  • Hausa: Qatar
  • Hawaiian: Katala
  • Hebrew: קאטאר
  • Hebrew: קאטר
  • Hebrew: קטאר
  • Hebrew: קטר
  • Hindi: कतर
  • Hindi: क़तर
  • Hungarian: Katar
  • Hungarian: Katari Állam
  • Icelandic: Katar
  • Ido: Katar
  • Iloko: Katar
  • Inari Sami: Qatar
  • Inari Sami: Qatar staatâ
  • Indonesian: Qatar
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Qatar
  • Interlingue: Katar
  • Irish: Catar
  • Italian: Qatar
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kata
  • Japanese: カタール
  • Japanese: カタール国
  • Javanese: Qatar
  • Kabardian: Катар
  • Kabyle: Qaṭar
  • Kalaallisut: Qatar
  • Kalaallisut: Quatar
  • Kalmyk: Һатарин Нутг
  • Kannada: ಕಟಾರ್
  • Kannada: ಕತಾರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Qatar
  • Kashubian: Katar
  • Kazakh: Катар
  • Khmer: កាតារ
  • Kikuyu: Katari
  • Kikuyu: Qatar
  • Kinyarwanda: Katari
  • Kirghiz: Катар
  • Komi: Катар
  • Kongo: Qatar
  • Korean: 카타르
  • Kurdish: Qeter
  • Kurdish: قەتەر
  • Kölsch: Kataa
  • Lao: Katar
  • Lao: ກາຕາ
  • Lao: ປະເທດກາຕາ
  • Latin: Catura
  • Latin: Quataria
  • Latin: status Qatarensis
  • Latvian: Katara
  • Lezghian: Къатар
  • Ligurian: Qatar
  • Limburgan: Katar
  • Lingala: Katar
  • Lingala: Katari
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Catar
  • Literary Chinese: 卡塔爾
  • Literary Chinese: 卡達
  • Literary Chinese: 卡達國
  • Lithuanian: Kataras
  • Livvi: Katar
  • Lombard: Qatar
  • Low German: Katar
  • Lower Sorbian: Katar
  • Luba-Katanga: Katari
  • Luxembourgish: Katar
  • Macedonian: Катар
  • Macedonian: Кватар
  • Maithili: कतार
  • Malagasy: Katar
  • Malagasy: Katara
  • Malay: Qatar
  • Malayalam: ഖത്തര്‍
  • Malayalam: ഖത്തർ
  • Maltese: Qatar
  • Maltese: l-Istat tal-Qatar
  • Manx: Yn Chatar
  • Maori: Katā
  • Marathi: कतार
  • Mazanderani: قطر
  • Min Dong Chinese: Qatar
  • Min Nan Chinese: Qatar
  • Minangkabau: Qatar
  • Mingrelian: კატარი
  • Mongolian: Катар
  • Moroccan Arabic: قطر
  • Nauru: Qatar
  • Nepali: कटार
  • Nepali: कतार
  • Newari: कतार
  • North Ndebele: Kathari
  • Northern Frisian: Kataar
  • Northern Luri: قطر
  • Northern Sami: Qatar
  • Northern Sami: Qatara stáhta
  • Northern Sami: Qatar stáhta
  • Norwegian: Qatar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Qatar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Staten Qatar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Qatar
  • Novial: Katar
  • Occitan (post 1500): Qatar
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܛܪ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܜܪ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Catar
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Qatar
  • Oriya: କତର
  • Oriya: କତାର୍
  • Oromo: Kaataar
  • Ossetian: Катар
  • Pali: कतार
  • Pampanga: Katar
  • Pampanga: Qatar
  • Panjabi: ਕਤਰ
  • Papiamento: Catar
  • Persian: قطر
  • Piemontese: Qatar
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kataa
  • Polish: Katar
  • Portuguese: Catar
  • Portuguese: Estado do Catar
  • Portuguese: Qatar
  • Pushto: قطر
  • Quechua: Qatar
  • Romanian: Qatar
  • Romansh: Katar
  • Rundi: Katari
  • Russia Buriat: Катар
  • Russian: Государство Катар
  • Russian: Катар
  • Rusyn: Катар
  • Sakizaya: Qatar
  • Samoan: Qatar
  • Samogitian: Katars
  • Sango: Katära
  • Sanskrit: कतार
  • Santali: ᱠᱟᱛᱟᱨ
  • Sardinian: Qatàr
  • Scots: Qatar
  • Scottish Gaelic: Catar
  • Serbian: Katar
  • Serbian: Катар
  • Serbo-Croatian: Katar
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶႃႇတႃႇ
  • Shona: Qatar
  • Sicilian: Qatar
  • Silesian: Katar
  • Sindhi: قطر
  • Sinhala: කටාර්
  • Sinhala: කටාර්ය
  • Skolt Sami: Qataar
  • Skolt Sami: Qataar riikk
  • Skolt Sami: Qataar valdia
  • Slovak: Katar
  • Slovenian: Katar
  • Somali: Qadar
  • Somali: Qatar
  • South Azerbaijani: قطر
  • Spanish: Catar
  • Spanish: Estado de Catar
  • Spanish: Qatar
  • Sundanese: Qatar
  • Swahili: Katari
  • Swahili: Qatar
  • Swati: IKhathari
  • Swedish: Qatar
  • Swedish: Staten Qatar
  • Swiss German: Katar
  • Tagalog: Katar
  • Tagalog: Qatar
  • Tajik: Қатар
  • Tamil: கதார்
  • Tamil: கத்தார்
  • Tatar: Катар
  • Telugu: కతర్
  • Telugu: ఖతార్
  • Tetum: Katár
  • Thai: กาตาร์
  • Thai: ประเทศกาตาร์
  • Tibetan: ཀ་ཏཱར།
  • Tibetan: ཁ་ཏར།
  • Tigrinya: ኳታር
  • Tok Pisin: Qatar
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Katā
  • Tosk Albanian: Katar
  • Tumbuka: Qatar
  • Tunisian Arabic: قطر
  • Turkish: Katar
  • Turkmen: Katar
  • Udmurt: Катар
  • Uighur: قاتار
  • Ukrainian: Катар
  • Upper Sorbian: Katar
  • Urdu: قطر
  • Uzbek: Qatar
  • Venetian: Catar
  • Venetian: Qatar
  • Veps: Katar
  • Vietnamese: Ca-ta
  • Vietnamese: Qatar
  • Vlaams: Qatar
  • Volapük: Katarän
  • Võro: Katar
  • Waray (Philippines): Catar
  • Welsh: Qatar
  • Western Armenian: Քաթար
  • Western Balochi: کتر
  • Western Frisian: Katar
  • Western Panjabi: قطر
  • Wolof: Kataar
  • Wu Chinese: 卡塔尔
  • Yakut: Катар
  • Yiddish: קאטאר
  • Yoruba: Katar
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kota
  • Yue Chinese: 卡塔爾
  • Yue Chinese: 卡達
  • Zeeuws: Qatar
  • Zhuang: Qatar
  • Zulu: i-Qatar
  • Al Qatar
  • Dawlat Qaţar
  • Qaţar
  • Shaikhdom of Qatar
  • Sheikhdom of Qatar
  • කාටාර්

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