Qatar
 
 
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Population
2,639,211 Source
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Welcome to Qatar

Qatar Flag Description
maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side; maroon represents the blood shed in Qatari wars, white stands for peace; the nine-pointed serrated edge signifies Qatar as the ninth member of the "reconciled emirates" in the wake of the Qatari-British treaty of 1916

note: the other eight emirates are the seven that compose the UAE and Bahrain; according to some sources, the dominant color was formerly red, but this darkened to maroon upon exposure to the sun and the new shade was eventually adopted

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the Ottoman Empire 1913
- from United Kingdom 3 September 1971

Capital
Doha

Calling code
974

Currency
Riyal (QAR)

Geographic Coordinates
25°18'N 51°31'E

Official languages
Arabic

Location
Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia

Geographic coordinates
25 30 N, 51 15 E

Map references
Middle East

Area
total: 11,586 sq km
country comparison to the world: 166
land: 11,586 sq km
water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than Connecticut

Coastline
563 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: as determined by bilateral agreements or the median line

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Persian Gulf 0 m
highest point: Tuwayyir al Hamir 103 m

Nationality
noun: Qatari(s)
adjective: Qatari

Languages
Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

Flag description
maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side; maroon represents the blood shed in Qatari wars, white stands for peace; the nine-pointed serrated edge signifies Qatar as the ninth member of the "reconciled emirates" in the wake of the Qatari-British treaty of 1916
note: the other eight emirates are the seven that compose the UAE and Bahrain; according to some sources, the dominant color was formerly red, but this darkened to maroon upon exposure to the sun and the new shade was eventually adopted

National anthem
name: "Al-Salam Al-Amiri" (The Peace for the Anthem)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Sheikh MUBARAK bin Saif al-Thani/Abdul Aziz Nasser OBAIDAN
note: adopted 1996; the anthem was first performed that year at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperative Council hosted by Qatar

Budget
revenues: $77.54 billion
expenditures: $57.25 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
38.8% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 48

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