The Qatari capital, Doha, is the largest city in Qatar, with a population of 1,313,000 people
and it is located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, where 60% of the population of Qatar lives in this city and its neighboring suburbs, and Doha can be considered the economic center of the state. The area of the city is approximately 132 km2 .
The city is located in the central eastern part of the State of Qatar, and the city is located at an altitude of 10 meters.
It is also distinguished by its hot desert climate. Little rain, as for the summer, it is characterized by its humidity and high temperature, which reaches 38 °C, and rain falls in this season that extends from May to September.
The oil and natural gas revenues in Doha contribute significantly to the economic growth of the country, as the Qatari capital possesses reserves of oil and natural gas, and is considered home to Qatari oil and gas companies, in addition to the Qatari government’s initiative to open many areas for the development of the country’s economy; Doha International Airport, now known as Hamad International Airport, was built in order to encourage tourism activities in the city .
Landmarks that can be visited in Doha
- Corniche Park
- Qatar district
- Souq Waqif
- Aqua Park
- Barzan Tower
- Al Zubarah Castle
- Aspire Zone
- Katara Mosque
- Banana Island Resort