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QATQATQAQATQA.qa634QAQATQAR634974+3

EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
FIPS code (FIPS 10-4) : intended for general use throughout the US Government.
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Qatar - Physical geography

Area : 11 440 Km2
Lands under cultivation : 1 %
Wild pasture lands : 5 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Persian Gulf)
Max. Height : 103 m (Qurayn Abu Al Bawl)


Qatar - Climate
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Qatar - People
Nationality : Qatari
Main language(s) : Arabic, English

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Population (2005) : 822 000 people
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Density : 72 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.94 children / woman
Life expectancy : 74 years
Urban population : 92 %

Main cities :
400 000 people al-Dawha (Doha) (capital)
170 000 people Ar Rayyan
34 000 people Wakrah
19 500 people Oumm Salal


Qatar - Economy
Currency : Rial (QAR) = 100 Dirhams
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 4.41 Rial (QAR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 17.3 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 21046 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 14.97 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 18212 dollars


Qatar - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION = individual/year (world rank 1997) :
- Tea = 2 Kg (4)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Dates
- Sheeps
- Deposits of gas (3)
- Deposits of oil (14)
- Natural gas (19)
- Oil (26)
- Iron (26)
RECORDS :
- Qatar has the most important proportion of men to women in the world (men=66%, women=34%).


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