About Qatar

The Qatar Peninsula is an Arab country whose terrain consists of desert and a beach overlooking the Persian Gulf. Doha is the capital that is also located on the coast, and is known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other modern architecture very inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the Limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum is located on the city's waterfront promenade.

Geography Location

Latitudes 24° 27' and 26° 10 North Longitudes 50° 40' and 51° 40 East.

Area

The Qatar peninsula ia about 185 km in length and 85 km in width

Law

Shari'a (Islamic law) is the principal source of legislation

Flag of the State of Qatar

The national flag of the State of Qatar has the color of red ruby (Ladaam) crossed white color, with a nine heads carried out in the maroon color.

Climate

Qatar is dominated by a desert climate. Its summers are hot, with annual averages ranging between (30 - 50) degrees Celsius during the summer months, and its winters are warm between (8 - 22).

Capital City

Qatar’s capital city is Doha (in Arabic, ad-Dawḥa, which means ‘the big tree’)

Population

Qatar has a population of about 2,404,776 million.

Religion

Islam is the official religion of the State of Qatar

Language

Arabic is the official language of the country

Rulers of Qatar

Qatar Map 1995 - recent