Qatar

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Qatar

Absolute monarchy, independant since 1971

Region:
Western Asia
Area:
11,610 km²
Further names:
Qatar
Local name:
Qatar
Capital:
Doha
On further pages:
Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Qatar:
11:36 am
Friday, May 25th, 2018

The countrywide time in Qatar is Arabia Standard Time (AST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Qatar.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

2,570,000
221.3
Ø 77.4 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 79.9 years
Birthrate:
10.1 ‰
Deathrate:
1.5 ‰
Males/Females:
75.2% : 24.8%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Qatar 2016
The currency in Qatar is Qatari Rial (QAR).
1 Rial is divided into 100 Dirham.
Status: 05/25/2018
1 US$ = 3.64 Rial
1 Rial = 0.27 US$

The climate in Qatar

The climate in Qatar is subtropical. So it is much drier and warmer than in the most parts of the US or Central Europe. Only in a few humid months per year the intense of rain is a bit higher. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 23 and 43 degrees. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 15°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Arabic

mother tonguedistribution
Arabic40.7 %
other59.3 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Christs8.5%
Wahhabis46.9%
other Muslims30.6%
other14.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:137.73 bn €
Exportations:49,800.8 M €
Importations:23,625.7 M €
Tourism receipts:11.38 bn €
Unemployment rate:0.2 %
Inflation rate:2.88 %
corruption index:63 (moderate)
Energy consumption:36.5 bn kWh

Land use

13% Urban areas:1,495 km²
6% Agricultural areas:656 km²
0% Forest:0 km²
81% Others:9,459 km²

Transport

Roadways:9,830 km
Airports:6

Most important cities in Qatar

CityRegionPopulation
Doha / CapitalBaladiyat ad Dawhah1,351,000
Ar RayyanBaladiyat ar Rayyan272,000
Umm Salal MuhammadBaladiyat Umm Salal29,000
Al WakrahAl Wakrah26,000
Al KhawrAl Khawr19,000
Ash ShahaniyahBaladiyat ar Rayyan8,380
DukhanBaladiyat ar Rayyan7,250
Umm Sa'idAl Wakrah5,770
Madinat ash ShamalMadinat ash Shamal5,270
Al WukayrAl Wakrah5,150
Ar Ru’aysMadinat ash Shamal3,330
Umm Bab 2,500
Al Ghuwayriyah 2,330




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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Rule of law:
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Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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