Qatar

Located in the South-West part of Asia

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Climate

  • Summers = June–September, wet.

  • 120°F and 90s.

  • Winters= December–March, dry.

  • 80s and 40s.

  • 4 inches a year, winter.

  • Sandstorms March and April.

  • WATER influences = rain, drink, irrigation, fishing for pearls.

Historical Event

  • Obtained its freedom.
  • Thani family.
  • treaty in 1916 with United Kingdom.
  • Gave the British control of Qatar’s foreign policy.
  • British gave protection.
  • September 1, 1971.
  • Today, Qatar in ruled by Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani.
  • Form of Constitutional Monarchy.

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Emir of Qatar since June 25th, 2013. Yougest

Primary Industries, Natural Resources, and Economy.

  • Economy= fishing, pearling, mining Petroleum and Natural Gas.

  • money from fish and pearls >different countries.

  • lots of petroleum and natural gas most money from it.

  • steel, cement, and flour.

  • 95% income from petroleum.

  • richest city in the world.
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Land and Landforms

  • Peninsula Saudi Arabia.

  • Connecticut.

  • Giant sand dunes.

  • Persian Gulf, Red sea, Arabian sea, and Gulf of Aden.

  • Rains.

  • Fishing, water distill it, and irrigation.

  • Tot much Natural Resources

  • Arid Plains.

  • Windblown desert.

Culture

  • Speak Arabic, some English.

  • Muslims 78%.

  • Religious.

  • Seeing in public, tinted windows, high walls, different lines At pools there are gender Kindergarten- college.

  • Gulf dresses.

  • Different sexes eat in different rooms.

  • Shake hands with same sex.

  • Mother= um Father=baba.
  • Stew of rice, seafood, meat... machbous.
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