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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: The IndependentMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:00 -0800
Sam Wallace: Fifa's real crime with Qatar 2022 is ignoring the workers' plight

The BBC Newsnight team investigating the 1.5 million migrants employed in Qatar on building World Cup 2022 infrastructure were hustled out of the squalid workers' accommodation outside Doha by angry security men in the time-honoured fashion in ...   read full story


Publisher: Business InsiderSun, 01 Mar 2015 09:37:30 -0800
14 reasons the Qatar World Cup is going to be a disaster

Qatar's lack of infrastructure and soccer tradition, combined with questions about the country's human rights record and bribery allegations, made it the most controversial World Cup host nation ever when it was picked back in 2010. With seven years to ...   read full story


Publisher: Out-Law.comMon, 02 Mar 2015 07:11:15 -0800
Civil and commercial arbitration law due soon in Qatar, says report

Qatar's Minister of Justice Hassan bin Lahdan Saqr Al Mohannadi met Abdulrahman Abdulghani, the latest chairman of the board of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Arbitration Centre, this month. Abdulghani, a Qatari citizen, is keen to coordinate with ...   read full story


Publisher: CBC.caSat, 28 Feb 2015 02:19:18 -0800
2022 World Cup in Qatar faces heat over ... everything

The already controversial 2022 World Cup in Qatar is facing its fiercest criticism to date after it was announced the tournament would be moved from the summer to the end of the year ? an ironic outcry in that FIFA's attempt to avoid the desert heat ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: CNN InternationalThu, 26 Feb 2015 22:36:53 -0800
Another FIFA about-face: 2021 Confederations Cup not in Qatar read full story
Publisher: Toronto StarFri, 27 Feb 2015 07:11:15 -0800
Qatar World Cup must end by Dec. 18, FIFA president says; Premier League ... read full story
Publisher: DeadspinThu, 26 Feb 2015 07:45:00 -0800
FIFA Takes 2021 Confederations Cup Away From Qatar read full story
Publisher: Business InsiderThu, 26 Feb 2015 09:26:15 -0800
Qatar loses key pre-World Cup tournament because of oppressive summer heat read full story
Publisher: BBC SportFri, 27 Feb 2015 06:39:10 -0800
Qatar 2022: World Cup final 'no later than' 18 December - Blatter read full story
Publisher: SI.comThu, 26 Feb 2015 06:29:18 -0800
2021 FIFA Confederations Cup won't be held in Qatar read full story

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