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Qatar Geography

Most of Qatar is a flat and rocky, sandy plain. Low hills punctuate the landscape, west and central, with massive sand dunes in the southeast.

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).

Qatar's Information

Flag of Qatar
Land Area 11,586 km2
Total Area 11,586km2 (#158)
Population 2,258,283 (#143)
Population Density 194.91/km2
Government Type Absolute Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $335.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita 129,700$
Currency Rial (QAR)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.