Business area of West Bay, seen from the 30-th floor of Dareen Tower.
Photo: Alex Sergeev
The satellite view and the map shows Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, an Arab country in the Middle East that occupies a peninsula on the western coast of Arabia
. The emirate is bounded by the Persian Gulf; it shares international borders with Saudi Arabia
, and maritime borders with Iran
, the United Arab Emirates
, and Bahrain
The State of Qatar covers an area
of about 11,570 km² (4468 sq mi), compared it is about one quarter the size of Estonia
, or slightly smaller than the US state of Connecticut
The country has a population
of 2.7 million people (in 2019; Qataris and Non-Qataris); only 13% of the total population are Qatari citizens, and only about 25% of Qatar's entire population are women.
The capital and the largest city is Doha
with a population of 1 million people in its metropolitan area. Spoken language
is Arabic (official); English is de-facto the second language.
The country's main attraction is Doha, Qatar's primate city with its artificial islands, high-end amusement parks, shopping malls, and cultural facilities. And there is Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
; Qatar's most significant archaeological site on the northern tip of the peninsula, is since 2013 a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In 2022 Qatar will eventually host the FIFA Football World Cup. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in such a small country, the first time in the Arab world, and the first cup in a Muslim-majority country.
The map shows Qatar with cities, towns, expressways, main roads, and streets.
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