Qatar Country Profile

Capital: Doha

Currency: Qatari Riyal (QAR)

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The State of Qatar is situated in Western Asia on the Qatar Peninsula of the Arabian Peninsula at northeast coast. Qatar is the world’s richest country; this is backed by its large gas and oil reserves which are the third-largest in the world.

The country recorded a population of 2.782 million in 2018. It covers an area of 11,571 km2.

The capital city is Doha. It is situated at the coast of the Persian Gulf famous for its modernistic skyscrapers and advanced architecture generated from Islamic nature like the limestone Museum of Islamic art.

Doha Bay and the skyline of Doha, showing a high-rise district (left) and the Museum of Islamic Art (right).

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