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Doha, Qatar - Photo by vobios - CC-BY

Population mid-1999.................................................723,542
GNP per capita 1998 (Purchasing method, US$).........17,100
GNP 1998 (Purchasing method, US$ billions)...............12
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 5.8
Labor force (%) ....... 5.2

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Capital city Doha City Profile - Qatar History

Resources and links about Qatar

Doha, Qatar - Photo by vobios - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................4,000 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................92
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 74
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 12
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 6
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................20

Background Note: Qatar __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5437.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Qatar __ A detailed look at Qatar including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/qa.html

Colleges and Universities - Qatar __ List (1) of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/qa.html

Country Profile: Qatar __ "The State of Qatar has developed from being one of the poorest Gulf states, with its income based primarily on pearl fishing, to become one of the richest, thanks to the exploitation of large oil and gas fields since the 1940s." A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791921.stm

Economy of Qatar __ "Petroleum is the cornerstone of Qatar's economy and accounts for more than 70% of total government revenue, more than 60% of gross domestic product, and roughly 85% of export earnings." an encyclopedic article with links to additional material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Qatar


 
Ethnologue report for Qatar __ Web page dedicated to languages spoken in Qatar - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Qatar

Maps Of Qatar __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Qatar.html

Qatar __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/persian-gulf-states/#Qatar

Qatar __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/qatar.html


 
Qatar __ "Best known for being unknown, Qatar has a habit of falling off the outside world's radar screens. Most foreign maps of Arabia drawn before the 19th century don't show the Qatar peninsula, and most people in the West don't even know where it is. Fewer still can pronounce it (somewhere in between 'cutter' and 'gutter,' rather than rhyming with 'guitar'). History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/qatar/

Qatar __ Good overview of Qatar including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107901.html

Qatar Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ "Qatar Economy News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Qatar." - From einnews.com - http://www.einnews.com/qatar/newsfeed-qatar-economy 

 

Qatar - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Qatar Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." This and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/qatar_geography.html 
 
Qatar: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blqatar.htm

qatar map and map of qatar information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Qatar, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/qa.htm

Qatar Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Qatar. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Qatar/

Qatar Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Qatar as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Qatar and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/qatar


 
Qatar pictures, Qatar images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Qatar as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Qatar images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_qatar_243.html 

Qatar Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com -  http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/qatar/

Welcome To Qatar-Info website __ Here is an excellent all-purpose website about Qatar including history, culture, things to do and see while in Qatar and much more. - illustrated - From Qatar-info.com - http://www.qatar-info.com/
 

 

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