Qatar Facts and Culture

  • Family: Virtually all marriages are arranged, sometimes even when the concerned parties are quite young. Girls are deemed of marriageable age... More
  • Fashion: Most Qatari women, especially older ones, wear the "abaya", a long black coat, which covers the entire body, and a... More
  • Visiting: Hospitality is an important feature of Qatari life. Most Qataris receive male guests at home in a majlis (reception area).... More

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Capital Doha
Government Type absolute monarchy
Currency QAR
Population 2,258,283
Total Area 4,473 Square Miles
11,586 Square Kilometers
Location Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia
Language Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

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