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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: NBCSports.comMon, 20 Apr 2015 16:17:10 -0700
Qatar, FIFA plan to house 12000 fans on cruise ships at 2022 World Cup

Or, in this case, that ?husband? is played by FIFA and the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), who, in hopes of distracting soccer fans from the obvious issues of the tiny Middle Eastern country's 2022 World Cup ? you know, corruption, bribery and the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo SportsMon, 20 Apr 2015 11:11:15 -0700
Qatar floats idea of housing 12000 football fans on ships read full story
Publisher: City A.M.Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:06:25 -0700
Qatar to host fans on cruise ships during 2022 World Cup to satisfy Fifa's ... read full story
Publisher: Times LIVEMon, 20 Apr 2015 07:03:53 -0700
Qatar floats idea of housing 12000 World Cup fans on ships read full story
Publisher: mirror.co.ukMon, 20 Apr 2015 09:04:29 -0700
Qatar 2022 World Cup: Cruise ships could be used as supporters' hotels during ... read full story
Publisher: Doha NewsSun, 19 Apr 2015 02:00:00 -0700
Qatar to host football fans on cruise ships during 2022 World Cup read full story


Publisher: ReutersMon, 20 Apr 2015 00:52:30 -0700
Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant

MANAMA (Reuters) - Qatar's hopes of joining the Formula One calendar in the near future appear to have receded after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated he was unlikely to add a third Middle Eastern race to the schedule just yet. "I think we ...   read full story


Publisher: Insurance JournalMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:45:00 -0700
Qatar Re Reports 60% GWP Increase; $16 Million Net Income

Qatar Re reported net income of $16 million in 2014, compared to $0.5 million in the previous year, just two years after the Company's strategic repositioning as a global reinsurer. Gross written premiums increased by 60 percent to $536 million from ...   read full story

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Publisher: Zawya (registration)Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:24:07 -0700
Qatar Re reports strong financial performance in 2014 read full story
Publisher: Intelligent InsurerMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:33:45 -0700
Profits soar at Qatar Re in 2014 read full story
Publisher: CPI FinancialMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:00:00 -0700
Qatar Re reports financial performance in 2014 read full story


Publisher: Travel Weekly UKMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:45:00 -0700
Qatar Airways adds second A380 from Heathrow

Qatar Airways will deploy a second A380 on services between Heathrow and Doha from July 1 owing to demand. Doha-based Qatar operates six return flights a day on the route, with just one using a 517-seat A380 at present. The 'superjumbo' will replace an ...   read full story

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Publisher: TTG DigitalMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:56:15 -0700
Qatar Airways adds second A380 to Heathrow route read full story
Publisher: Buying Business TravelMon, 20 Apr 2015 07:48:45 -0700
Qatar to add second A380 Heathrow flight read full story
Publisher: CIT MagazineMon, 20 Apr 2015 02:56:15 -0700
Qatar Airways to launch second A380 London to Doha route read full story
Publisher: Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:07:30 -0700
Travel Daily UKQatar Airways commits to second A380 Heathrow service? read full story
Publisher: TravelMoleMon, 20 Apr 2015 03:07:30 -0700
Qatar to use second A380 on Heathrow route read full story

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From @Arab_Business on Mon Apr 20 21:21:30 EDT 2015 Qatar?s inflation remained stable at 3 percent in 2014 #Qatar #economy http://t.co/YIsH34yoMX
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