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Formal Name State of Qatar (Dawlat Qatar)
Capital Doha
Main Cities Rayyan
Official Language Arabic
Currency Qatari Rial (QAR) = 100 Dirhams
Dialling Code +974
Emergency numbers 999
Time Zone AST (UTC + 3)
Daylight Savings Time Qatar does not observe Daylight Saving Time
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 220-240 volts AC; frequency of 50 hertz
Government Constitutional monarchy (hereditary)
Population 848,016 (July 2011 est.)
Climate Arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
Land Surface 11,586 sq km
Coastline 563 km
Qatari flag Qatari flag


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