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

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

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


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.


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