Qatar is an Arab emirate in the Middle East, on the Persian Gulf. It is a peninsula that borders Saudi Arabia and lies east of Bahrain.

Official nameQatar
Surface11.607 km²
CoinQatarese rial
time differenceUTC +3

At the beginning of the 20th century, the area had only ten thousand inhabitants. The population has increased rapidly due to, among other things, immigration from other Arab countries. Only 20% are Qatari. The immigrants mainly come from other Arab countries, India, the Philippines, Iran, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom.

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