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Qatar, officially State of Qatar, is an independent country since September 3rd, 1971. Qatar is a constitutional monarchy ruled by Al Thani Family since last century.
EMIR OF QATAR IS: H.H. SHEIKH TAMIM BIN HAMAD AL THANI
Qatar is a peninsula located halfway down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf with capitol in Doha City. The total land area is approximately 11,521 square km with moderate desert climate of long hot summers and short mild winters. Major towns active in economy development are Doha, Al Wakrah, newly growing Lusail, Dukkha, Al Shamal, and Mesaieed. Economically, country has one of the world’s largest natural gas and oil reserves. Qatar’s population is currently more than 2 million and its number still increase. Qatar is one of the most conservative societies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is very important for you to learn more about culture of Qatar, what duties and responsibilities you have as a resident of the State. Arabic is the official language and English is commonly used as a second language. In 2012, Qatar became a member of French-speaking organization, La Francophonie
Currency: Qatari Riyal (QR) 3.65 = USD 1.00 | Time Zone: GMT+3 | Electricity: 240 Volt