The State of Qatar is a sovereign and independent state in the Middle East, occupying a peninsula that juts into the Arabian Gulf. Since its complete independence from Britain in 1971, Qatar has emerged as one of the world's most important producers of oil and gas. It is an Islamic State whose laws and customs follow the Islamic tradition. Since 2013, the country has been governed by HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
Qatar is a peninsula state located amid the western coast of the Arabian Gulf. Qatar's largest islands are Halul, Shraouh and Al-Asshat.
The land mainly has rocky plains, covered with a range of low limestone outcroppings such as in Jebel Dukhan and Jebel Fuwairit.
Qatar occupies an area of 11,521 square kilometres.
Qatar’s capital city is Doha (in Arabic, ad-Dawḥa, which means ‘the big tree’)
Qatar has a desert climate with hot summers, warm winters and scarce
Arabic is the official language of the country, though English is widely spoken.
Islam is the official religion of the State of Qatar, and the Islamic Law (Sharia)
Qatar has a population of more than 2,6 million.
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Qatar National Day is celebrated in the 18th of December every year.
n Qatar, the official working hours are eight. However, in Ramadan working
days and Saturdays, Qatar National Day, National Sport Day, Eid Al-Fitr and
Arabian Standard Time (AST), with a UTC of +3:00
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Due to its substantial reserves of oil and gas, Qatar has one of the highest