Essentials

  • Flora and Fauna

    Flora Mangrove forest in Al Thakhira, on Qatar’s eastern coast More than 300 species of wild plants are present in…

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  • Art and Culture

    Museum of Islamic Art, Doha Because of Islam’s stance on figurative art, paintings and plastic arts played a relatively insignificant…

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  • Economy

    Qatar Economic Outlook Although the economy expanded at a weak pace in the first three months of 2018 due to…

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  • Government

    Political parties and elections Election billboards advertising the 2007 municipal elections. Qatar held a constitutional referendum in 2003, which was…

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  • Religion

    Islam The state religion in Qatar is Islam.[4] Most Qataris belong to the Sunni sect of Islam.Shiites comprise around 10%…

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  • The people

    People from Qatar are called Qataris. They are Arabs. The official language of Qatar is Arabic, but many people also…

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  • National

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  • Languages

    Arabic: The Official Language of Qatar Arabic is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in several countries in parts of Asia and…

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  • Getting to Qatar

    Hamad International Airport Opened in April 2014, the state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport is conveniently located just south of Doha city.…

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  • Getting around

    Taxis Most visitors rely on taxis to get around town. Karwa taxis are widely available and reasonably priced; their meters…

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