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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: CycleworldMon, 30 Mar 2015 11:11:15 -0700
MotoGP 2015: Qatar Wrap-Up A surprise result: Valentino Rossi and Ducati are ...

Qatar, the first MotoGP race of 2105, was intensely exciting for two reasons: 1) Valentino Rossi won, and 2) both factory Ducatis were restored to full competitiveness, with Andrea Dovizioso finishing only 0.174 seconds behind Rossi and Andrea Iannone ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC SportSun, 29 Mar 2015 12:05:48 -0700
MotoGP: Valentino Rossi wins season opener in Qatar read full story
Publisher: ReutersSun, 29 Mar 2015 12:24:15 -0700
MotoGP veteran Rossi wins Qatar season-opener read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comSun, 29 Mar 2015 12:52:30 -0700
MotoGP: Valentino Rossi takes sensational win in Qatar read full story
Publisher: NBCSports.comMon, 30 Mar 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Moto GP: Rossi wins opening-round thriller in Qatar read full story
Publisher: autosport.comMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:26:15 -0700
Last-lap Qatar battle one of my best in MotoGP, says Rossi read full story


Publisher: The Straits TimesMon, 30 Mar 2015 06:00:11 -0700
Qatar-based Singapore sisters play Home in tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Qatar-based Singapore sisters Tricia Ng (on violin), 10, and her sister Nicole recording an instrumental duet of the National Day Parade song Home in tribute to the country's founding fathers. -- PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE ...   read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukMon, 30 Mar 2015 03:19:53 -0700
Asian labourers 'press-ganged' into joining Qatar marathon record attempt

The race failed in the end to beat the record, with only 33,000 registered runners, including the labourers. Some participants claimed the real figure was far lower. Safety standards have come under repeated attack in the Gulf in general and Qatar in ...   read full story


Publisher: Doha NewsMon, 30 Mar 2015 04:48:45 -0700
Report: Qatar's natural gas revenue could plunge 34% by 2026

Qatar will likely collect far less money in the coming decade from the sale of natural gas, the main funding source of its rapid development in recent years, according to a recent forecast. The prediction was made in a report published by the Columbia ...   read full story

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Publisher: DAWN.comSat, 28 Mar 2015 18:52:58 -0700
The agreement has laid down no uniform price for LNG consignments to be ... read full story
Publisher: The Dollar BusinessMon, 30 Mar 2015 03:07:54 -0700
India plans to reduce LNG imports from Qatar read full story
Publisher: Zawya (registration)Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:56:15 -0700
Qatar to face rising gas competition read full story
Publisher: ARY NEWS (press release) (blog)Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Pak-Qatar LNG import agreement expected next week read full story
Publisher: Hindu Business LineSun, 29 Mar 2015 10:48:45 -0700
India looking at lowering LNG imports from Qatar read full story
Publisher: CPI FinancialSat, 28 Mar 2015 23:33:45 -0700
S&P: Qatar 'AA/A-1+' ratings affirmed on medium-term growth expectations ... read full story

Qatar Tweets

From @kpotomotif on Tue Mar 31 01:23:01 EDT 2015 [viva] Pebalap Sulawesi Bawa Indonesia Raya Berkumandang di Qatar: Ia mengandalakan sepeda motor Honda NSF 250R. http://t.co/CoWLCHeGAY
From @Students_Qatar on Tue Mar 31 01:22:54 EDT 2015 RT @reachouttoasia: We are proud to welcome Ghanem Al Muftah as ROTA?s newest Goodwill Ambassador http://t.co/gdQz9eDAWz (1/2)
From @ArgyleNeil on Tue Mar 31 01:22:54 EDT 2015 Algérie vs Qatar - Antar Yahia parle du travail de Christian Gourcuff avec http://t.co/vbLXelvLyY (info@argyle.co.th)
From @chamberiECS on Tue Mar 31 01:22:48 EDT 2015 @turneresq To get up to speed, read my article on S@H from yesterday, then http://t.co/OC611Ia8TQ's article from tonight on no Qatar yet.
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From @AlArab_Qatar on Tue Mar 31 01:22:46 EDT 2015 #??????| ???? ???? ???????? ???? ... ???? ?? ??? ???????. http://t.co/OKyKzf9S7i
From @Students_Qatar on Tue Mar 31 01:22:45 EDT 2015 RT @reachouttoasia: Help us support the educational needs of children and youth in #Gaza. Make a QR 10 donation via SMS to 92678. http://t.?
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From @Kreasianaklebak on Tue Mar 31 01:22:38 EDT 2015 Pebalap Sulawesi Bawa Indonesia Raya Berkumandang di Qatar http://t.co/ys5h1lKUFj
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From @RizkyDwiNovitar on Tue Mar 31 01:22:25 EDT 2015 RT @detiksport: Kunjungi Qatar, Xavi Bantah Sepakati Tawaran Gabung Al Sadd http://t.co/0o3zI4EXHA
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From @puscatelle on Tue Mar 31 01:21:49 EDT 2015 Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP opener in Qatar and send a kiss with the tongue on camera http://t.co/g6hT6LURXS via @sharethis
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