What is the capital of the State of Qatar

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Doha is the capital of the State of Qatar

Doha is one of the Qatari cities that was founded in the year 1686 AD, and it is its administrative capital, and the area of ​​H is satisfied with 260 km², and it is astronomically located on a latitude of 25.2855342 degrees north of the equator, and on a longitude 51.5473116 degrees east of the Greenwich Line, and it is located geographically in the middle of the eastern coast of the near Qatar Island, specifically on the shore of the Arabian Gulf.

Residents of the city of Doha

Its population is 1,450,000 million, according to the statistics of 2011, and its inhabitants speak the Arabic language which is the official language in Qatar, and the majority of the population owes the Islamic religion, and a minority of them owes the Christian religion, and the population consists of a foreign majority of expatriates from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Levant, Sudan, Egypt, East Asian countries, North African countries, Canada, France, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

Landmarks of the city of Doha

Doha contains many tourist, historical, archeological and religious monuments, including:

  • The Museum of Islamic Art, which is located on the waterfront of the museum garden, contains many Islamic art pieces such as pottery, glass, jewelry, wooden and metal artifacts.
  • The Heritage Library, which consists of Arab and Islamic heritage, contains 6000 original photographs, 51,000 books in Arabic and other languages, 2000 manuscripts and 600 ancient maps.
  • Doha Corniche, which is considered to be a waterfront stretch along the city bay, overlooking the Sheraton Hotel, Rumaila Park, and Museum of Islamic Art.
  • Other landmarks: Qatar National Museum, Aspire Park, the marine museum known as the Aquarium, Katara Cultural District, Photography Museum, Pearl Island, Banana Island, Lagoon Bay, Rumaila Park, Qatar Books House, National Library, Hamad International Airport, and Souq Waqif.

The outskirts, streets and neighborhoods of Doha

  • Suburbs:Khalifa City suburb, Al Gharafa, Al Rayyan, the Pearl project located to the north of Doha, and Dafna, which is considered one of the most important areas in it because of the presence of the towers on its land.
  • Streets: Cooperation Council Street, Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Al Rayyan Road, Khalifa Street, Salwa Road, North Road, Gulf Street, Istiklal Street, Al Markhiya Street, Al Khafji Street, February 22 Road, Air Force Line, Al Sadd Road and Al Waab Street.
  • Biology: Al-Waab, Unaizah, Al-Maamoura, Old Authority, New Authority, Hilal, Khalifa Al-Jadida, Sudan, Al-Montazah, Al-Mansour, Al-Asiri, Al-Ghanem, Umm Al-Ghuwailina, Nuaija, Al-Thamamah, Old Airport, Najma, Mars, Al-Duhail, Abu Hamour, Bin Mahmoud, Al-Nasr Azizia, and relaxation.

General information about Doha

  • The city was called Doha because it was built on the seaside.
  • The official currency of the Qatari riyal, which is the official currency in Qatar, and its economy depends on oil and gas, as it occupies the third rank in terms of the largest areas of natural gas exports.
  • Among the cities that have twins with it: the city of Tunis, the American city of Mexico, and the Jordanian city of Amman.
  • Among its hotels: Shangri-La Hotel, Zubara Hotel, and its restaurants: Al Bateel Restaurant, Al Bandar Restaurant, and Al Shaheen Restaurant.
  • Banks in Qatar: The National Bank of Qatar, the Islamic Bank, Qatar Islamic Bank, Qatar Development Bank, Doha Bank and Qatar International Bank.

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