Qatar Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Qatar, and Doha (GPS: 25 17 N 51 32 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia.
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Google Maps Qatar
Projecting from the Arabian Peninsula into the Persian Gulf, Qatar was a founding member of OPEC. One of the region’s wealthiest states due to oil and natural gas exports.
Qatar is a mostly flat and barren desert.
The map above fully covers Qatar with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Doha or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Doha, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Qatar (QA).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Qatar with its administrative divisions; 8 municipalities (baladiyat, singular – baladiyah); Ad Dawhah, Al Khawr wa adh Dhakhirah, Al Wakrah, Ar Rayyan, Ash Shamal, Ash Shihaniyah, Az Za’ayin, Umm Salal.
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Qatar, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
Qatar (pronounced KAH-ter) occupies a small peninsula that extends into the Persian Gulf from the east side of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is to the west and the United Arab Emirates to the south. The country is mainly barren.
Qatar (area: 11 586 sq km / 4 473,38 sq mi), where the official language is Arabic, lying in Asia and using the currency; Qatari riyal (QAR), since 1966, set their clock to UTC+3. That means they are 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Doha, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Qatar; Hot and humid. Temperatures in summer can soar to over 104°F (40°C). Rainfall is rare.
Geography in a nutshell; Flat, semiarid desert with dunes and salt pans. Vegetation is limited to small patches of scrub.
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Driving directions Qatar
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Qatar above showing the country, located next to Saudi Arabia. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Qatar are 25 30 N, 51 15 E , while the capital, Doha found at 25 17 N 51 32 E.
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About Qatar and the capital, Doha
|The national flag of Qatar||Borderline map of Qatar|
|Flag description: maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side; maroon represents the bloodshed in Qatari wars, white stands for peace; the nine-pointed serrated edge signifies Qatar as the ninth member of the “reconciled emirates” in the wake of the Qatari-British treaty of 1916note: the other eight emirates are the seven that compose the UAE and Bahrain; according to some sources, the dominant color was formerly red, but this darkened to maroon upon exposure to the sun and the new shade was eventually adopted.||Border length: total: 87 km. Border countries (total: 1): Saudi Arabia 87 km.|
Did you know about Qatar?
- Formerly linked to Bahrain, Qatar was in a treaty relationship with Britain from 1916 until 1971, when it gained full independence.
- There are twice as many men as women in Qatar.
- The flat, dry, desert peninsula of Qatar relies on its abundance of oil and gas, since oil production and refining form the basis of its economy.
Facts of Qatar (QA)
Name conventional long form: State of Qatar, conventional short form: Qatar, local long form: Dawlat Qatar, local short form: Qatar. Note: closest approximation of the native pronunciation is gattar or cottar, etymology: the origin of the name is uncertain, but it dates back at least 2,000 years since a term “Catharrei” was used to describe the inhabitants of the peninsula by Pliny the Elder (1st century A.D.), and a “Catara” peninsula is depicted on a map by Ptolemy (2nd century A.D.)
Codes: ISO; QA, Internet; .qa
Capital city: Doha
Language(s): Arabic (official language), English commonly used as a second language
National holiday(s): National Day, 18 December (1878), anniversary of Al Thani family accession to the throne; Independence Day, 3 September (1971)
Currency: Qatari riyal (QAR), since 1966
GPS: 25 30 N, 51 15 E, Doha; 25 17 N 51 32 E
Location: Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia
Geography note: the peninsula occupies a strategic location in the central Persian Gulf near major petroleum deposits
Land boundaries: Saudi Arabia 87 km, total: 87 km
Maritime boundaries: Persian Gulf
Coastline: 563 km
Area: total: 11,586 sq km; land: 11,586 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 4 473,38 mi2), almost twice the size of Delaware; slightly smaller than Connecticut.
Roadways: total: 9,830 km (2010)
Local time (capital): UTC+3, 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Qatar: 2 694 849
Population in Doha: 567 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 99.2% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: DOHA (capital) 718,000 (2015)
Population growth rate: 2.64% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 9.7 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 1.5 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 12.57% (male 143,859 / female 140,027) 15-24 years: 12.62% (male 206,775 / female 78,271) 25-54 years: 70.45% (male 1,321,973 / female 269,072) 55-64 years: 3.41% (male 59,418 / female 17,578) 65 years and over: 0.94% (male 13,610 / female 7,700) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 33 years; male: 24.1 years, female: 28.1 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Arab 40%, Indian 18%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%
Religions: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other (includes mainly Hindu and other Indian religions) 14% (2004 estimate)
Government type: Unitary constitutional monarchy
Legal system: mixed legal system of civil law and Islamic law (in family and personal matters)
National anthem: As Salam al Amiri (Amiri Salute)
Known national hazards: haze, dust storms, sandstorms common
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 5.6%; arable land 1.1%; permanent crops 0.2%; permanent pasture 4.3%; forest: 0%; other: 94.4% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: fruits, vegetables; poultry, dairy products, beef; fish
Industries: liquefied natural gas, crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, commercial ship repair
Export commodities: liquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel
Main export partners: Japan 25.4%, India 14.6%, China 8.4%, UAE 6.8%, Singapore 5.6%, UK 5.5%, Thailand 4.2% (2015)
Import commodities: machinery and transport equipment, food, chemicals
Main import partners: China 11.9%, US 11.3%, UAE 9%, Germany 7.7%, Japan 6.7%, UK 5.9%, Italy 4.6%, Saudi Arabia 4.4% (2015)
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