Doha Qatar 4K. Sights, Economy and World Cup 2022

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Doha is the capital of Qatar. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. In 2022 it will be hosting World Cup 2022. What to expect? Is it worth visiting? Let’s find out! #qatar

 

State of Qatar
دولة قطر (Arabic)
Dawlat Qaṭar
Flag of Qatar
Flag
Emblem of Qatar
Emblem
Anthem: السلام الأميري
As-Salām al-ʾAmīrī  (transliteration)
“Peace to the Amir”

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Location and extent of Qatar (dark green) on the Arabian Peninsula.

Location and extent of Qatar (dark green) on the Arabian Peninsula.
Capital

and largest city
Doha
25°18′N 51°31′E
Official languages Arabic[1]
Common languages English
Ethnic groups

(2015)[2]
  • 40% Arab
  • 36% South Asian
  •    — 18% Pakistani
  •    — 18% Indian
  • 10% Iranian
  • 14% Other
Religion

(2010)[3]
  • 67.7% Islam (official)
  • 13.8% Christianity
  • 13.8% Hinduism
  • 3.1% Buddhism
  • 0.7% Others
  • 0.9% No religion
Demonym(s) Qatari
Government Unitary semi-constitutional or absolute emirate
• Emir
Tamim bin Hamad
• Prime Minister
Khalid bin Khalifa
Legislature Consultative Assembly
Establishment
• Qatar National Day
18 December 1878
• Declared independence
1 September 1971
• Independence from the United Kingdom
3 September 1971
Area
• Total
11,581 km2 (4,471 sq mi) (158th)
• Water (%)
0.8
Population
• 2020 estimate
2,795,484[4] (139th)
• 2010 census
1,699,435[5]
• Density
176/km2 (455.8/sq mi) (76th)
GDP (PPP) 2020 estimate
• Total
$357.338 billion[6] (51st)
• Per capita
$138,910[6] (4th)
GDP (nominal) 2018 estimate
• Total
$183.807 billion[6] (56th)
• Per capita
$66,202[6] (6th)
Gini (2007) 41.1[7]
medium
HDI (2019) Steady 0.848[8]
very high · 45th
Currency Qatari riyal (QAR)
Time zone UTC+3 (AST)
Driving side right[9]
Calling code +974
ISO 3166 code QA
Internet TLD
  • .qa
  • قطر.

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