Middle EAST PROJECT

(How Pronounce QATAR is "kah-tarr.)

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Country Basics

My Country is QATAR,The Capital of QATAR is Doha.


And the meaning behind the QATAR flag is:maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side; maroon represents the blood shed in Qatari wars, white stands for peace; the nine-pointed serrated edge signifies Qatar as the ninth member of the "reconciled emirates" in the wake of the Qatari-British treaty of 1916

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Geography

QATAR Is located in the middle east and the countries Iran,Saudi Arabia,Iraq,Oman,Kuwait.

The Major land-form is The Arabian Desert

The Persian Gulf is major body of water

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Goverment

The type of Government Is Constitutional monarchy.

After 18 years at the helm of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani handed power to his 33-year-old son, Sheikh.

One the dad was elected then passed down to his oldest son

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Economy

This Is The woulds #1 Riches Country

Qatari riyal is the type of money they use

Main import was Motor oil and main export is Mineral

93,714.06 USD is the GDP for QATAR

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Culture

1.)The men traditionally wear a thobe, a long garment that is shaped much like a shirt,The women of Qatar traditionally wear an abaya is a long black cloak that is worn over clothing.

2.)The major language is Arabic

3.)Islam is the predominant religion in Qatar. According to the 2004 census, 77.5% of the population are Sunni Muslim and about 4% Shi'a Muslim, 8.5% are Christian and 10% are other.

4.)One of Qatar's most important traditional dishes is machbous which is a stew of richly spiced rice with either seafood, meat or both.

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Climate

The Average whether is around 20 degrease

There Average rainfall is around 15 mm

Yearly weather will be in between 106 degrease-86 degrease

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History

1.)Qatar was once controlled by the sheikhs of Bahrain, but in 1867, war broke out between the people and their absentee rulers,Oil was discovered in the 1940's, bringing wealth to the country in the 1950's and 1960's. About 85% of Qatar's income from exports comes from oil.
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Compare Contrast

1.)They (Qatar) became rich of OIL and,the type of government QATAR has is Constitutional monarchy.

2.)Difference:They (Qatar and Us) both have a Different Type of government and, Different Type of Religions. Similarity: They (USA and Qatar) both have a Government type and,Both became rich of something (Qatar:oil,USA:Western Development

SORCES

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