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Last update : 13 February 2019


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Capital : Doha
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Riyal
Population : 2 401 598
Area : 11 586 km2

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Qatar facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on September 3, 1971.
2. The population density is 81 people / km2.
3. The country is 27 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam: 79%.
5. The highest peak is Kurajn Abu al-Baul, 103 m above sea level.
6. In this country there is no river network.
7. The full name of the country – State of Qatar.
8. Political system – absolute monarchy.
9. It is one of the richest countries in the world.
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11. Qatar is the smallest country in the history of football, which will host the World Cup in 2022, although it has never qualified for this competition.

12. There is a total ban on alcohol consumption in the country.

13. The domestic air carrier “Qatar Airways” sells alcohol on board of its aircraft.

Author: Turyst

14. Qatar is the largest exporter of natural gas in the world, has the fastest growing economy and the highest income per capita.

15. Gasoline costs pennies. It is cheaper to refuel than to buy coffee.

16. About half of adults and one-third of children have problems with obesity.

Author: MR

17. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 81 place,
      – 2018 year – 99 place.

18. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 12,000 professional and 0 Reservists,
      – 2018 year – 12,000 professional and 0 reservists.

19. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 90 tanks, 440 armored vehicles, 72 jet aircraft and 45 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 92 tanks, 464 armored vehicles, 101 jet aircraft and 43 helicopters.

20. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $1,900,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $1,930,000,000 .

21. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 60 ships, in 2018 the year is about 64 ships.

Author: Wojak

22. It is the richest country in the world.

Author: Ewelina

23. In this country are organized camel races, on which robots sit robots.

Author: Tooom

24. In this country there is no minimum wage set by the government.

25. The amount of income tax on Qatar is 10%.

26. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 0.1% .

Author: Daria

27. In Qatar, on average, an adult consumes about 1.5 liters of pure alcohol a year.

Author: AlkoWorld

28. The most drinks are spirit – 85%, then wine – 13.7%, beer – 1%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.3%.

Author: AlkoWorld

29. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

30. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

Author: EduKacJa

31. The average IQ level is 78.

Author: EduKacJa

32. The national animal is an Arabic oryx.

Author: Kos

33. Built-up area allowed speed is 100 km / h.

Author: AutoMania

34. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 120 km / h.

35. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

36. In 2013, 204 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

37. There are over 648,000 motor vehicles registered in this country (263 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

38. In Qatar’s government there is no woman.

Author: Leah

39. In this country there are over 9,830 km of paved roads, including over 454 km of expressways (0.02% of all roads in the world).

40. In this country there are 6 airports, 4 of the paved surface.

Author: Marlène

41. In this country over 2,016,000 (2015) 2 644 550 (2018) people have access to internet (around 109% of the population).

42. Around 1 700 000 (2015) 2,300,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

43. The country’s top-level domain is .qa . There are over 14 590 websites with such an extension.

44. The most popular pages with the extension .qa are: google.com.qa, moi.gov.qa and qtel.qa.

Author: http

45. The country has 2018 over $45,381,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.33% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

46. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $227 101 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is $168,000,000,000 .

47. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 31.5% GDP, or around: $71 536 815 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 54.4% GDP, or around: $91 392 million . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $37,099.

48. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $156 800 000 000 .

Author: Komornik

49. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

50. In this country, an average adult smokes 23 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

51. The tallest building in Qatar is the Aspire Tower in Doha, which is 300 meters high (36 stories high). It was built in 2007.

52. There are 23 “skyscrapers” in Doha (buildings with a height of over 150 meters).

Author: BobBudowniczy

53. In this country there are 2.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 54 196 people).

Author: Reebeka

54. The lowest temperature: 3.8 °C was measured in Qatar.

55. The highest temperature: 50.4 °C was measured in Doha.

Author: weather

56. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

57. The average life expectancy in this country is 77.9 years (women – 77.3 years and men – 78.1 years).

Author: Wilga

58. 10 women give birth to 19 children on average

Author: Nadia

59. The average age of people living in this country is 32.8 years.

60. In this country there are around:
303 000 persons (12.52%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2,098 000 people (86.58%) in the 15-64 age range.
21,800 people (0.9%) over 65 years old.

Author: Sara19

61. In this country, about 23 800 children are born annually (1.0% of the population), and about 3 700 people die (0.2% of the population).

Author: Sara19

62. In Qatar there are 660 km2 of agricultural land (6% of the country’s area).

63. 192 people in 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

64. The highest situated town in the country is Umm Bab.

65. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1997.

66. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1971.

67. The work week is 48 hours.

68. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

69. The last death penalty was carried out in 2003.

Author: Statyk

70. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 10% (2018).

71. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

72. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.2%.

Author: Fan%

73. Qatar holds 26,600 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Qatar?
The highest peak in Qatar is Kurajn Abu al-Baul (103 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Qatar?
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What is the largest lake in Qatar?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Qatar has national colors?
National colors: maroon and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is an Arabic oryx.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Qatar?
Qatar is bordered by countries like: Saudi Arabia 60 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 32.8 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
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What is the population density in Qatar?
The population density is 209 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 50.4 ° C was measured in Doha.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 3.8 ° C was measured in Qatar.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 21 years.

answer: Marta