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Complete details about Qatar in Asia with capital city Doha

Country NameQatar (Qatar)
Country CodeQAT
Capital CityDoha
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1971
Population599000
Surface Area11000.0
Life Expectancy72.4 years
GNP9472.0 (old 8920.0)
Government FormMonarchy

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (40.7%)
Urdu     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Doha, Doha     (population 355000)

Qatar's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Yahoo TravelFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:45:00 -0700
Qatar is Building a Whole New City From Scratch for the 2022 World Cup!

Qatar 2022! Not excited that the Middle Eastern country is hosting the World Cup in eight years (scorching hot temperatures and humans rights violations bother you)? Well it's about to get even more interesting: Rather than just build some new stadiums ...   read full story


Publisher: Fox NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 03:08:10 -0700
Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

If the Middle East were one big room, Qatar would be the elephant, according to a growing number of regional experts who believe the oil rich emirate is propping up violent jihadists around the globe even as it poses as a U.S. ally and would-be broker ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:14 -0700
Gulf Meeting Ends Without Clear End to Qatar Spat

Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar in March in an unprecedented public protest largely believed to be spurred by the tiny nation's support for Islamist groups in Egypt, Libya, the Gaza ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Al-ArabiyaWed, 27 Aug 2014 08:21:51 -0700
High-level Saudi delegation visits Qatar read full story
Publisher: ReutersWed, 27 Aug 2014 13:26:00 -0700
Saudi princes visit Qatar as Gulf states try to end rift read full story


Publisher: Asharq Alawsat EnglishSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:52:30 -0700
GCC ministerial meeting concludes with Qatar dispute unresolved

Jeddah and Kuwait City, Asharq Al-Awsat?The dispute between Qatar and its neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates remains unresolved, despite positive statements on the issue at the conclusion of Saturday's meeting of the Gulf ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Middle East MonitorMon, 01 Sep 2014 03:30:00 -0700
Gulf source: Saudi Arabia behind calming tensions with Qatar read full story
Publisher: Zawya (registration)Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0700
Breakthrough in GCC-Qatar row read full story
Publisher: Gulf Daily NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:26:15 -0700
Crunch GCC talks on Qatar dispute read full story
Publisher: MENAFN.COMSat, 30 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Qatar- Islamic banks outperform conventional peers read full story

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