A few salt pans (shining white in the desert sun) line the western coastal areas, and within Qatar there are no perennial rivers or lakes.
The Hawar islands serve as a loading terminal for oil from the western oil fields.
Qatar's highest point is Qurayn Abu al Bawl, which peaks at 338 ft (103 m).
|Land Area||11,586 km2|
|Total Area||11,586km2 (#158)|
|Government Type||Absolute Monarchy|
|GDP (PPP)||$335.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$129,700|