Qatar

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PROFILE
  • Area: 11,586 sq. km (4,473 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 2,258,283 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.64% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 78.7 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
  • Religions: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other (includes mainly Hindu and other Indian religions) 14%
  • Formal name: State of Qatar
  • Alternate names: Al Qatar, Dawlat Qaţar, Katar, Qaţar, Shaikhdom of Qatar, Sheikhdom of Qatar, State of Qatar
  • Government type: absolute monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state: Amir TAMIM bin Hamad Al Thani; head of government: Prime Minister ABDALLAH bin Nasir bin Khalifa Al Thani
  • Capital: Doha
  • Administrative divisions: 7 municipalities
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $132,100 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: liquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel
  • Imports: machinery and transport equipment, food, chemicals
  • Currency: Qatari rial (QAR)
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