Qatar became an independent state in 1971, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Qatar is 1,951,591 (2012) and the nation has a density of 168 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Qatar is the Qatari Rial (QAR). As well, the people of Qatar are refered to as Qatari.
The dialing code for the country is 974 and the top level internet domain for Qatari sites is .qa.
Qatar shares land borders with only one country, Saudi Arabia.
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|Density||168.4 / km2 ( 436.3 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Doha (Baladiyat ad Dawhah)|
|GDP||212,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||108,629 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||11,586 km2 (4,473 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Country||Saudi Arabia|
What is the capital of Qatar?
Doha is the capital city of Qatar. It has a population of 344,939, and is located on a latitue of 25.28 and longitude of 51.52.
Doha is also the political center of Qatar, which is considered a Absolute Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Doha, the Capital Of Qatar
|Elevation||13 meters over sea level|
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