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  2. Qatar - The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

    Qatar hosts the regional headquarters for the US Central Command (CENTCOM; established 1983) and more than 8,000 US military forces at various military facilities, including the large Al Udeid Air Base; Qatar also hosts as many as 5,000 Turkish military forces at two bases established in 2014 and 2019 Qatar has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status ...

  3. Qatar has one of the world’s largest reserves of petroleum and natural gas and employs large numbers of foreign workers in its production process. Because of its oil wealth, the country’s residents enjoy a high standard of living and a well-established system of social services. Doha, Qatar.

  4. Qatar - Wikipedia

    Qatar ranks 42nd in the Human Development Index, the third-highest HDI in the Arab world. It is a high-income economy, backed by the world's third-largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves. Qatar is one of the world's largest exporters of liquefied natural gas, and the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide per capita.

  5. 27 interesting facts about Qatar - The Facts Institute

    27 interesting facts about Qatar 1. Qatar, located in the Middle East, was once one of the poorest states in the region but is now one of the richest... 2. Evidence of early inhabitation in Qatar – such as flint spearheads, pottery shards, burial mounds and rock carvings –... 3. Qatar has been ruled ...

  6. Qatar - a Country Profile - Nations Online Project

    Qatar is a constitutional emirate and an absolute Islamic state. The desert country has been ruled as a hereditary monarchy by the House of Thani since Sheikh Mohammed bin Thani signed a treaty with the British in 1868, which recognized the independence of Qatar.

  7. The Country of Qatar: Facts and History - ThoughtCo

    The Country of Qatar Government. The government of Qatar is an absolute monarchy, headed by the Al Thani family. The current emir is Tamim... Population. Qatar's population is estimated at about 2.4 million as of 2018. It has a huge gender gap, with 1.4 million... Languages. The official language of ...

  8. 29 Interesting Facts About Qatar Facts about Qatar’s economy. Qatar is among the top ten leading producers of LNG – liquefied natural gas. The state of... Sports in Qatar. Trophy of the FIFA World Cup 2018 against the backdrop of the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. ... Qatar... Flag of Qatar. The ...

  9. Qatar Maps & Facts - World Atlas

    The country also has several low lying offshore islands. Qatar occupies a total area of 11,437 sq. km. The highly flat nature of Qatar's terrain is easily visible on the map. The highest point in the country is Qurain Abu al-Bawl that is only 103 m (338 ft)) and rocky. It has been marked on the map by a yellow upright triangle.

  10. Qatar - Economy | Britannica

    Qatar has more than 760 miles (1,230 km) of road, nearly all of which are paved. There are no railroads. The country has several important ports, including those at Doha and Umm Saʿīd. An international airport is located at Doha, and Qatar Airways is the country’s national carrier.

  11. 24 September 2022. Ministry of Public Health, Qatar and WHO collaborating to implement public health security measures as FIFA World Cup approaches. 27 May 2022. Outstanding contributions to public health recognized at the Seventy-fifth World Health Assembly award ceremony.