The State of Qatar is a sovereign and independent state in the Middle East, occupying a peninsula that juts into the Arabian Gulf. Since its complete independence from Britain in 1971, Qatar has emerged as one of the world’s most important producers of oil and gas. It is an Islamic State whose laws and customs follow the Islamic tradition. Since 2013, the country has been governed by HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
Doha – Capital City
Qatari Riyal Currency
2.6m Population Census 2020
Facts & Figures about Qatar
Location and geography
Qatar is a peninsula state located amid the western coast of the Arabian Gulf.
Qatar’s capital city is Doha (in Arabic, ad-Dawḥa, which means ‘the big tree’).
Islam is the official religion of the State of Qatar, and the Islamic Law (Sharia)
Qatar National Day is celebrated in the 18th of December every year.
Arabian Standard Time (AST), with a UTC of +3:00
Qatar has a population of more than 2,6 million.
Official Working Hours
In Qatar, the official working hours are eight. However, in Ramadan working
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Doha (capital), Al-Wakrah, Al-Khor, Dukhan, Al-Shamal, Msaieed, Ras
Fridays and Saturdays, Qatar National Day, National Sport Day, Eid Al-Fitr and
Due to its substantial reserves of oil and gas, Qatar has one of the highest
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