Doha, Qatar Overview
Doha is the capital city of the state of Qatar.Located on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Doha is Qatar’s largest city, with over 60% of the nation’s population residing in Doha or its surrounding suburbs, and is also the economic centre of the country. It is also one of the municipalities of Qatar.
The largest portion of expatriates in Qatar are from South-East and South Asian countries, mainly Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, with large numbers of expatriates also coming from the Levant Arab countries, North Africa, and East Asia. Doha is also home to expatriates from Germany, Latvia, the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, France, South Africa, and Australia, as well as many other countries from all over the world.
Detailed Map of Doha, Qatar
Doha has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh). Summer is very long, from May to September, when its average high temperatures surpass 38 °C (100 °F) and often approach 47 °C (117 °F). Humidity is usually the least in May and June. Dewpoints can surpass 25 °C (77 °F) in the summer. Throughout the summer, the city averages almost no precipitation, and less than 20 mm (0.79 in) during other months. Rainfall is scarce, at a total of 75 mm (2.95 in) per annum, falling on isolated days mostly between October to March. Winters are warm and the temperature rarely drops below 7 °C (45 °F).
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The Museum of Islamic Art ( Arabic: متحف الفن الإسلامي, matḥaf al-fann al-islāmī) is a museum located in the Qatari capital Doha and designed by architect I. M. Pei. The museum's interior gallery spaces were designed by a team lead by JM Wilmotte of Wilmotte Associes.
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The Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art (متحف : المتحف العربي للفن الحديث) in Doha offers an Arab perspective on modern and contemporary art and supports creativity, promotes dialogue and inspires new ideas. It is the first institution of its kind in Qatar.
Khalifa International Stadium ( Arabic: ستاد خليفة الدولي) also known as National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar as part of the Doha Sports City complex, which also includes Aspire Academy, Hamad Aquatic Centre, and the Aspire Tower. It is named after Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's former Emir.
Traditional Qatari mosques were made of coral rock, mud and wood, as opposed to the mosques from the 21st century built of brick and mortar. These materials now allow the construction of high domes, replacing the flat roofs composed of four layers depicted in the model above.
Al Ahli SC ( Arabic: نادي الاهلي القطري), also known as Al Ahli Doha is a Qatari multi-sport club based in Doha. It is most notable for its professional association football section. Their home stadium is Khalifa International Stadium. It is the oldest sports club in Qatar, having been established in 1950.
The Al Koot Fort ( Arabic: الكوت فورت "Al Koot Fort"), most commonly known as the Doha Fort, is a historical military fortress located in the heart of Doha, the capital city and state of Qatar, that was built in the year 1927 by Sheikh Abdulla bin Qassim Al Thani, better known as Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, who governed Qatar from 1913 until 1949, after Sheikh Mohammed bin Jassim Al Thani, Sheikh Abdullah's brother, abdicated in favor of him.
The Barzan Towers ( Arabic: برج برزان "High Place"), or simply the Barzan Tower, when referring to the pair as a whole, and also known as the Umm Salal Mohammed Fort Towers, are towers that were built in late 19th century/early 20th century, specifically, in 1910, by Sheikh Mohammed bin Jassim Al Thani to serve as watchtowers.
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Doha / Qatar - vacation highlights (Teaser) in HD
engl. / deutsch: Doha the capital of the charming qatar - we explored the pearl of middle east in march 2013 ! The Boomtown (more as 3000 buildings under constraction), international flair with arabic touch was a good mix to enjoy the vacation.
Travel Guide to Doha, Qatar
http://bestflights.co.za/middle-east/qatar/doha - Visit for more information on Doha, Qatar Doha is the capital city of Qatar and is located on the Persian Gulf. The city is a modern city that is rapidly developed. Due to the large amount of money that is poured into construction it is believed that the city is set to become on the of the premier cities in the Gulf.
What to do with 36 hours in Doha, Qatar
Peter Hughes visits the capital of Qatar, one of the richest places in the world, and discovers a few gems among the sparkling skyscrapers. Highlights include Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art.
My short stopover in Doha.
Doha / Qatar - great shopping impressions in 4 top Malls in HD !
english / deutsch: No vacation without shopping ! Doha is a great international shopping place not only for fat purses! We visited four Malls with top integreted recreational facilities, how cinema, ice skating, food courts, restaurants, childrens playgrounds, venetian gondolas and international major brand stores.
Glimpse of Expat Life in an Islamic Country 1 - Doha, Qatar
My original contained music from the radio and YouTube flagged it as copyright infringement. I had them change the audio - but they changed the video format as well, for some reason. Sorry. A road movie shot in Doha, Qatar. Now everyone has moved I can safely release this without infringing anyone's rights.
DOHA - QATAR CITY TOUR
SUBSCRIBE TO QATAR PLEASE http://adf.ly/lxUZU Located on the coast of the Persian Gulf.Doha is Qatar's largest city, with over 60% of the nation's population residing in Doha or its surrounding suburbs, and is also the economic centre of the country. It is also one of the municipalities of Qatar.
Highlights of Doha, Qatar!
In this video you can see some of the highlights in Doha, Qatar. These places can been seen in the video: - The Doha Skyline - The Museum of Islamic Art - The Pearl Qatar (Porto Arabia) - The Old Souq (Souq Waqif) - The Villaggio Shopping Mall This and much more can be seen in Qatar!
Doha,Qatar. New international airport tour, 2014
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Anantara Resort & Spa Doha - Qatar 2014
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