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Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani

Emir of the state of Qatar



Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani Heir of the State of Qatar







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The flag of Qatar is maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side. The meaning of Qatar's flag is:


White color signifies the symbol of peace as recognized internationally.

Maroon color symbolizes the blood shed during the several wars Qatar had undergone, particularly in the second half of the 19th century.

Nine-point serrated line indicates that Qatar is the 9th member of the "reconciled Emirates" of the Persian Gulf in the wake of concluding the Qatari-British treaty in 1916.



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The State of Qatar


Capital: Doha


Official Language: Arabic


Government: Emirate - Emir Hamad bin Khalifa - Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim


Area: Total 11,437 km2 


Population:  -  2010 census 1,696,563[1] (148th)


GDP (PPP): 2010 estimate - Total $102.147 billion - Per capita $90,149


GDP (nominal): 2010 estimate - Total $110.844 billion - Per capita $81,963


Currency: Riyal (QAR)


Main Exports: Oil, gas

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Qatar News

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  • Columbia University Architecture Delegation Gains Insight into Education City

    The graduate student and faculty visit aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of Doha's extraordinary urban environment within the scale and scope of the architectural expansion underway at Qatar Foundation Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development recently hosted a delegation from Columbia University in the City of New ... (more)

  • Doha Bank Achieves 1% Profit Growth with Impressive Ratios

    His Excellency Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Doha Bank, the leading private commercial bank in Qatar, announced Doha Bank's financial results for the first quarter of 2014.

  • Qatar likely to invest $12bn in Turkey

    Turkey's Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci , Qatar International Islamic Bank Chairman Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin Abdulla Al Thani , and Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani , Chairman of Qatari Businessmen's Association, at a dinner with the Turkish Minister of Economy and his delegation at Renaissance Hotel yesterday.

  • Qatar Rail offers 'largest-ever' insurance contract

    The National Insurance Consortium will provide "construction all risks" and "third-party liability" insurance to Phase 1 of Doha Metro Project.

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Any impressions you may have with Middle Eastern countries are defied by an independent state in the Arabian Gulf.  With an area of 11,437 sq km, this peninsula is practically small.  But don’t let its size deceive you.  US magazine, Forbes, compiled a new list of world’s richest countries per capita for 2012 ranking it as number one. 




With its massive natural gas reserves, it continues to flourish economically.  An advocate of change and innovation, Qatar is a visionary country propelled by human, social, economic and environmental developments.

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Home of the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s prominence skyrocketed upon winning the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  Being the first Arab state to ever host the World Cup, Qatar plans to build stadia, equipped with cooling technology, to control temperature since extreme humidity was one of the paramount issues.


Al Rayyan Stadium


Al Gharafa Stadium


Al Shamal Stadium


Al Shamal Stadium


Al Wakrah Stadium


Al Khor Stadium


Doha Port Stadium

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