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Qatar

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Region: Gulf, Western Asia, Middle East

Border countries: Saudi Arabia 60 km

Capital: Doha

Official language: Arabic

Area: 11,571 km2

Population: 1,853,563 (2010 census)

Government - Absolute monarchy

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History:

  • Independence from the Ottoman Empire - 1913

Currency: Riyal (QAR)

Internet TLD: .qa

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Calling code: +974


Links

Wikipedia - Qatar


Qatar Photos

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Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed bin Abdallah al-Mahmoud meets with the US Senior Adviser for Darfur, Dane Smith in Doha on Monday 28 May (photo QNA)

Qatar Videos

Sudan Tribune - Qatar Emir recieves letter from Sudanese president.

Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Mohamed Atta Al-Mawla Abbas delivered a letter from Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to Qatar’s Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani in Doha December 23, 2012 (Qatar TV)


Qatar Emir meets ICC prosecutor February 16, 2012



 
 

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