The State of Qatar is a peninsula located amid the western coast of the Arabian Gulf. The peninsular is approximately 100km across and extends 200km into the Gulf. Qatar includes several islands the largest of which are, Halul, Shraouh and Al-Asshat, Shares its southern border with Saudi Arabia and a maritime border Bahrain, the United Arab
Qatar’s capital city is Doha (in Arabic, Ad-Dawha. Which means “The Big Tree”
Islam is the official religion of the State of Qatar, and the Islamic Law (Sharia) shall be the principal source of its legislation.
Qatar National Day is held on 18th December every year in celebration and commemoration of Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammad Al-Thani, the founder of the State of Qatar.
Qatari Riyal (1 Riyal = 100 Dirhams)
The Riyal is pegged to the US Dollar ($US 1 = QAR 3.65).
GMT +3 hours
220 – 240 + 6V/50Hz. A mix of plugs: 3-pin square and 2-pin round designs.
Attractions in Doha
- Museum of Islamic Art
- Al Shahaniya Racetrack
- Qatar Racing Club
- Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum
- Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art
- Msheireb Enrichment Centre
- State Grand Mosque
- Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex
- Doha Fort
- The Corniche
- Khalifa International Stadium
- Qatar Divers
- Khor Al Udeid
- Islamic Culture Centre
- The Pearl Qatar
- Katara Cultural Village
- Zekreet Beach
- Souq Waquif
- Aspire Park
- Aqua Park Qatar