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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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Fast Facts

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

  • Marco Arlotti has been appointed Chef de Cuisine at Four Seasons Doha, Qatar

    Four Seasons Hotel Doha has appointed Chef Marco Arlotti as Chef de Cuisine at the Hotel's Italian restaurant Il Teatro. In his new role, Arlotti will oversee all culinary operations for the 124-seat signature restaurant.

  • Rasameel fund invites applications from Qatari entrepreneurs

    DOHA: The Social Development Centre is inviting Qatari entrepreneurs and young talents to apply for Rasameel fund. The fund targets Qatari entrepreneurs over 18 who want to start and manage projects on the basis of profitable investment.

  • Rumor: Miazga Training with Leipzig in Qatar?

    Remember all of that talk from Jesse Marsch , Marc de Grandpre, and Ali Curtis about synergy across the Red Bull soccer/football umbrella? Guido SchA fer of Sports Buzzer is reporting that Matt Miazga was seen at the Doha airport and will participate in training with Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig . RB Leipzig is in search of a tall central defender, the heads and kick can find anything.

  • Lufthansa Has Small Victory Over Etihad in Switzerland

    This tiny skirmish demonstrates that Lufthansa is fighting back, but it will take more than a minor fight in Switzerland to stop Etihad. Etihad Airways PJSC scaling back in the Swiss travel market, signaled yesterday when local ally Darwin Airline SA slashed routes in the face of heightened competition from Deutsche Lufthansa AG , shows Europe's leading carriers can repel the advance of Gulf upstarts - at least in some markets.

  • Qatar MICE Development Institute successfully concludes activities...

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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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