Qatar Peninsula, is just northward into the Persian Gulf ( the east
country of the Arabian Peninsula). It's also dry, with most of the
country covered in gravelly desert with virtually no natural
is from May to September, and average temperature at that time is
generally 35 C(95 F), although it can get up to 50 c (122 F). The 90%
humidity adds to the discomfort. Winter months (December – February)
are much milder with pleasant, cool evenings. Through out the year,
but especially in spring, Qatar is subject to sandstorms, and the rainstorms
that hit the country in December and January, cause many of the roads
Country names: State of Qatar.
11,400 sq. km.
Doha (pop. 300,000).
Arab 40%, Pakistani 18%, Indian 18%, Iranian 10%.
Arabic, English and Urdu.
US$ 12 billion.
GDP per head:
industries: Oil Production and
Refining, Fertilizers, Petrochemicals, Steel and Cement.
heat is so fierce in summer and sandstorms are so common in spring and
winter. the best time to visit is November or late February to early
March. During these times you are most likely to enjoy bearable
temperatures with a minimum of wind.
Everyone except Britons and Nationals of other Gulf States,
needs a visa to enter.
to get there:
could get there via sea or air.
and Taxi are the only vehicles, that could get around.
Ship, Buses and Taxi.
Qatar Rial (QR).
meal: US$ 3-5.
Restaurant meal: US$5-15.
Restaurant meal: US$ 15.
Radio and TV are in Arabic and English.
Fax, Email, Post, Mobile and Internet.
/ UTC plus 3 hours.
people in Qatar have different traditions: Arabic (Islam), Hindu and Buddha. The most
important craft are textile and Pottery.
There is no monument, only a few museums that shows ancient
countries have embassy in Doha (Capital).
(Capital), Zubara and Umm Salal Ali.
Cultural and Business center of Qatar, Duha, is Capital, with hot,
sunny weather. Doha has
no monument and only you visit three museums:
historical city with 2000 oldness. There was a safe region for Arab
kings. The only monument of Qatar placed in Zubara, called
"Al-Khalifa Place", built about 200 years ago.
seashore city, placed in 40 km. North Doha, has a good Beach and