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Qatar, like the other Gulf countries, is a mix of the traditional and modern–with the modern leading the way. Doha, the capital, has a skyline of architecturally unique, and even award-winning (the “bullet” tower), towers. Along the Corniche (the walkway … Continue reading

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Global Glance: Qatar

Capital Doha Size/Population 4416 sq. miles/1,853,563 (2010) Land Mix of desert and modern architecture Politics Absolute monarchy Economy Oil and natural gas Currency Riyal Language Arabic Religion Islam Ethnic Groups 60% foreign expat workers—esp. from India, Nepal, and Philippines; 40% … Continue reading

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