Qatar World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






Qatar

Qatar Newly revealed to the rest of the world, this country has preapared itself for you, tourists. Doha will be a place you will have to see, since it is the only place with an airport, and hotels. So it will be your starting point of the rest of you travel visiting the country. Beeign a peninsula in the Persian Gulf, you will also be able to visit the beaches, and big areas is covered with sand.

Area: 11.440 Km²
Population: 769.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 67 pop/Km²

System of government: Traditional monarchy
Capital: Doha (313.500 pop.)
Major cities: Dukhan, Umm Said
Ethnic majority: Qatari 30%, Pakistani 29%, Indian 16%, Palestinian 8%, Iranian 7%
Border countries: Saudi Arabia WEST, United Arab Emirates SOUTH

Principal mountains: 103 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Shara Iwah
Climate: Arid

Language: Arabic (official), English
Religion: Muslim 95%, Hindu and others 5%
Currency: Qatari Rial (QAR)

Fixed public holidays: 27/6, 3/9
Dialling code: 00974
GMT: +3

World Heritage List: -