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Qatar Facts


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  • Ethnicity: Arab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%
  • GDP total: $189 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $102,800 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Doha, Ar Rayyan, Umm Salal Muhammad, Al Wakrah, Al Khawr
  • Name: It is said that Qatar is derived from Qatara, which is believed to refer to the ancient trading port of Zubara
  • National Day: September 3
  • Religion: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14%
  • Symbols

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.