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  2. 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.

  3. Qatar, independent emirate on the west coast of the Persian Gulf. It has one of the world’s largest reserves of petroleum and natural gas and employs large numbers of foreign workers in its production process. The country is ruled by the Thani dynasty, and its capital is the eastern coastal city of Doha.

  4. Qatar Maps & Facts - World Atlas

    Key Facts. Flag. Qatar, a small peninsular nation, lies on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a sole land border with Saudi Arabiato the south and surrounded by the Persian Gulfon all other sides. The country spans an area of approximately 11,571 km2(4,468 mi2).

  5. Qatar - The World Factbook

    Qatar became the first country in the Arab world to host the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2022. Following the outbreak of regional unrest in 2011, Doha prided itself on its support for many popular revolutions, particularly in Libya and Syria.

  6. Qatar is a high income economy and is a developed country, with the world's third largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves. The country has the highest per capita income in the world. Qatar is classified by the UN as a country of very high human development and is the most advanced Arab state for human development.

  7. Qatar - Politics, Economy, Society | Britannica

    Qatar - Politics, Economy, Society: A constitutional emirate with one advisory body, Qatar is ruled by a hereditary emir from the Āl Thānī. Members of the ruling family hold almost all the major ministerial posts, which are appointed by the emir.

  8. Qatar. Middle East. In steeped-in-tradition Qatar, you can learn about the ancient pursuit of falconry, watch camels race across the desert and admire traditional dhows (wooden cargo boats) bobbing on the water. But the country is developing rapidly, with the capital Doha a world-class city in the making, thanks to its spectacular modern ...

  9. Visit Qatar

    HAND-PICKED TRAVEL EXPERIENCE. Get the most from your time in Qatar with these handpicked deals on hotels and experiences. In just a few days, you can pack in a world of experiences, from breathtaking art and high-end shopping to desert adventures and epic water parks.

  10. About Qatar | Visit Qatar

    Geography. Qatar is a peninsula with a 563-km coastline jutting along the western coast of the Arabian Gulf. The country shares an 87 km land border with Saudi Arabia to the south. Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Iran are nearby. The country is characterised by its flat and arid desertscape.

  11. Qatar country profile - BBC News

    Qatar, once one of the poorest Gulf states, is one of the richest countries in the region today. Qatar has used income from its large gas reserves to bankroll its regional and global ambitions ...