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Qatar Flag The State of Qatar is a country in the Middle East. It is located on the Qatar Peninsula which extends northwards from the Arabian Peninsula into the Persian Gulf. It shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia, but a causeway is planned that will eventually also link Qatar to the nearby island country of Bahrain.

As of 2009, the population of Qatar was estimated as being 1,409,000 The country's capital and largest city is Doha which, as of 2008, had a population of 998,651.

Qatar Country Details


Country Name Qatar
Political Status Country
Geographic Location The Middle East
Flag Qatar Flag
Principal Language Arabic
Capital Doha


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Books about Qatar


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Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet & Anthony Ham

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Paperback (480 pages)

Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient souqs in labyrinthine alleyways; dine in the world's tallest building; and feel the allure of Arabia's desert dunes; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - culture, history, religion, art, literature, music, dance, architecture, politics, cuisine
  • Over 70 maps
  • Covers Bahrain, Manama, Kuwait, Kuwait City, Oman, Muscat, Dhofar, Qatar, Doha, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Gharbia and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula, our most comprehensive guide to Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Dubai and Abu Dhabi? Check out Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi for a comprehensive look at all Dubai and Abu Dhabi have to offer, or Pocket Dubai, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Middle East for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Qatar and Doha City Travel Reference map (International Travel Maps)
By ITMB Publishing

ITMB Publishing
Map (1 pages)

Qatar and Doha City Travel Reference map (International Travel Maps)
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This folded map is printed on paper, single-sided, with Qatar on the left half, and Doha, the capital, filling the remaining half. Bahrain is shown on the country map, but the focus of the map is to show the developing infrastructure of Qatar and street detail for Doha, including its beachside resorts.
Lonely Planet Bahrain, Kuwait & Qatar
By Gordon Robison

Brand: Lonely Planet Publications
Paperback (240 pages)

Lonely Planet Bahrain, Kuwait & Qatar
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Includes extensive up-to-date political, historical and cultural notes; extensive accommodation and restaurant options for all budgets; helpful advice on getting around, including visa information; helpful tips on what to buy and where to buy it; and a useful Arabic language chapter.
Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Stuart Butler & Andrea Schulte-Peevers

Brand: Lonely Planet
Paperback (528 pages)

Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Feel the allure of Arabia's desert dunes, dine on top of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, or wander through the labyrinthine souqs; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including culture, history, religion, art, literature, music, dance, architecture, politics, and cuisine
  • Over 70 local maps
  • Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Walking Tours, and Arabia's Top 15
  • Coverage of Bahrain, Manama, Kuwait, Kuwait City, Oman, Muscat, Dhofar, Qatar, Doha, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Gharbia, Yemen, Sana'a, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula, our most comprehensive guide to Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Peninsula, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Dubai? Check out Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Pocket Dubai, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Middle East guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Jenny Walker, Stuart Butler, Anthony Ham, and Andrea Schulte-Peevers.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
Qatar - A Companion (Companion Guides)
By David Chaddock

Gilgamesh Publishing
Paperback (192 pages)

Qatar - A Companion (Companion Guides)
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The only travel guide that exists for the oil-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar, a major hub for business travelers and expatriates.

David Chaddock explores the markets and general way of life, as well as advising newcomers on settling in and how to run a successful local business. An essential guide—no other exists.

Qatar Complete Residents' Guide (Complete Residents' Guide: Qatar)
By Explorer Publishing

Explorer Publishing
Released: 2005-12-01
Paperback (492 pages)

Qatar Complete Residents  Guide (Complete Residents  Guide: Qatar)
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The Qatar Explorer is a fact-filled resource, covering every topic relevant to life in this emerging country. Written in the same appealing Explorer style that book lovers have come to enjoy, this guidebook gives you the inside track on what’s hip and happening, as well as a lifetime of practical information, advice and recommendations.

  • Relocating – from visas and admin to finding a home
  • Living and working – jobs, schools, money, transport, health, sports & activities
  • Shopping – the lowdown on malls, souks and more
  • Exploring – around Doha and beyond
  • Going out – reviews of the finest restaurants, cafes and bars
  • Satellite image maps – get to know the place like a local

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