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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: SBS - The World GameThu, 03 Sep 2015 15:08:56 -0700
Qatar puts 15 past hapless Bhutan

Qatar is under pressure to qualify for Russia 2018, to avoid becoming the first nation since Italy in 1934 to host a tournament without ever having played in the finals when the FIFA World Cup is played in Qatar in 2022, but there were no signs of ...   read full story

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Bhutan dominated by Qatar 0-15 read full story
Publisher: Malay Mail OnlineThu, 03 Sep 2015 18:07:30 -0700
AFC: Qatar set new record with 15-0 Bhutan rout read full story
Publisher: Reuters UKThu, 03 Sep 2015 16:48:45 -0700
15-goal Qatar lead World Cup routs in Asia read full story


Publisher: The Real Deal Magazine (blog)Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Qatari luxury shop looking to sublease space on Madison

Qatari fashion brand Qela's retail store on the Upper East Side's ?Gold Coast? remains empty more than a year after it inked a deal that cost an arm, a leg and a few diamond-encrusted handbags. And now the haute couture company is quietly shopping ...   read full story


Publisher: Doha NewsThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:07:30 -0700
Qatar student raises QR70k for HMC by running 100 miles in 100 days

A nine-year-old Qatar student who set himself the challenge of running 100 miles in 100 days to raise money for children with cancer has finished his final mile ? and smashed his fundraising total. Finn Froud began his feat in Doha in May this year ...   read full story


Publisher: Yahoo SportsWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:27:06 -0700
Qatar to enforce key labour reform from November

It is one of a number of measures that Qatar is expected to introduce in an attempt to improve labour conditions following criticism by rights campaigners of the treatment of migrant workers. "We will start applying the law on November 3rd," labour ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC NewsWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:11:15 -0700
Qatar Companies Get More Time to Meet Labor Requirement read full story
Publisher: The Daily StarWed, 02 Sep 2015 01:27:19 -0700
Qatar to enforce key labor reform from November read full story
Publisher: Construction Week OnlineThu, 03 Sep 2015 05:00:00 -0700
'Qatar WPS to help Filipino construction workers' read full story

Qatar Tweets

From @bennx on Fri Sep 04 06:18:49 EDT 2015 Saudi Arabia and Qatar must take all of Syrian refugees. These two countries armed Syrian Rebels and caused this chaos #refugeecrisis
From @2blaq on Fri Sep 04 06:18:45 EDT 2015 RT @OgbeniDipo: Number of refugees Welcomed by Saudi 0 Kuwait 0 Qatar 0 Yet they have billions & trillions of cash+gold reserves ?? http://?
From @MinklerRanier on Fri Sep 04 06:18:44 EDT 2015 RT @VicesAdulation: V&A Recorded @ #Qatar https://t.co/G0HZr8rayJ #free #video @ http://t.co/xgNILWrOj5 #VnAmuzik #art #business #travel ht?
From @carlste30 on Fri Sep 04 06:18:43 EDT 2015 @JimxxxModel @Sezzer64 @SkyNews Well we should arm them probably to fight the terror groups. As for for where they stay Saudi Qatar etc
From @poloniamisueno on Fri Sep 04 06:18:42 EDT 2015 RT @ianbremmer: 4M+ Syria refugees Resettlement places offered by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait: 0 http://t.co/zRVGfOuozH
From @bigloon888 on Fri Sep 04 06:18:40 EDT 2015 RT @retsub12: can someone explain why Qatar,Kuwait,Bahrain,UAE,Saudi are not taking the migrants as well? Surely the Koran preaches love fo?
From @weinmanken on Fri Sep 04 06:18:39 EDT 2015 RT @VicesAdulation: V&A Recorded @ #Qatar https://t.co/G0HZr8rayJ #free #video @ http://t.co/xgNILWrOj5 #VnAmuzik #art #business #travel ht?
From @waningagr on Fri Sep 04 06:18:39 EDT 2015 RT @VicesAdulation: V&A Recorded @ #Qatar https://t.co/G0HZr8rayJ #free #video @ http://t.co/xgNILWrOj5 #VnAmuzik #art #business #travel ht?
From @ColmWallace on Fri Sep 04 06:18:38 EDT 2015 RT @monaeltahawy: #Saudi: 0 #UAE: 0 #Kuwait: 0 #Qatar: 0 #SyriaRefugees http://t.co/TsQJd6MdL2
From @sufyansidhu on Fri Sep 04 06:18:38 EDT 2015 Shame on the Oil-rich wealthy Arab nations. KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE have not accepted a single REFUGEE ! http://t.co/RLa5h2cTsz
From @Qatar_itti on Fri Sep 04 06:18:36 EDT 2015 @3ibd_itt @ittihad ?? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ???? ???? ?????
From @pokerqueenen on Fri Sep 04 06:18:35 EDT 2015 RT @lsarsour: Shame on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Kuwait. SHAME. SHAME. #Syria #SyriaCrisis http://t.co/ryuqNhTXhE
From @8bitsofahmed on Fri Sep 04 06:18:32 EDT 2015 UAE wins by ten goals, Qatar by fifteen goals, Iraq by five. And Bahrain loses. *facepalm*
From @has00nbh on Fri Sep 04 06:18:31 EDT 2015 @AlArab_Qatar ???? ??? ????? ??? ?? ?????????? ???? ?? ??? ???????
From @Billstraighten on Fri Sep 04 06:18:30 EDT 2015 RT @lsarsour: Shame on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Kuwait. SHAME. SHAME. #Syria #SyriaCrisis http://t.co/ryuqNhTXhE