By:
Karim L
Introduction
 The name of my country is Qatar. The capital is Doha.

Qatar is a member of the Persian gulf in the middle
...
Major Cities
There are a lot of cities in Qatar, but only one capital
which is Doha. Doha is located on the coast of the
P...
Major Landmarks
 The Aspire tower is 300 meters high (946ft) with 36

floors. Its also known as the Torch Hotel. Its loca...
Major Landforms
 Qurayn Abu Al Bawl is the highest point in Qatar. Its

103 meters high. Its located near the borders of ...
History
 Qatar has long history. Qatar was only a land of

nomands and had small fishing villages. Then in 1868
Al Thani ...
Clothing
 The Thoub is the cultural costume for men. Its long

and it reaches till their ankle. The color is mostly
white...
Holidays
 Qatar National Day is celebrated on December 18.

National Sports Day is on the second Tuesday of
February. Ind...
Food
 In Qatar they eat Hummus. It’s a dip made of

chickpeas and sesame seed paste. Waraq Enab, is vine
leaves stuffed w...
Music
 The music is based on Bedouin poetry, song, and

dance. Traditional dances are performed in Doha
Friday afternoons...
Native Animals
 The animals that live in Qatar are desert animals. They

are: The Oryx is of most popular ones in Qatar. ...
Story Behind The Flag
 The white stands for peace. The maroon stands for the

shed and blood during the in the second hal...
Travel Tips
 There are a lot of attractions in Qatar. Some examples

are: Souq Waqif, Doha Corniche Park, Desert
Safari, ...
Population
 The population in Qatar is 1.8 million people, but only

250,000 of them are citizens. The rest are foreigner...
Conclusion
 If you like nice weather go to Qatar because there its

mostly sunny. If you have kids below 15 you could tak...
Bibliography
 www.google.lb.com
 www.wikimedia.com
 www.britanica.com
 www.worldatlas.com

 www.wikipedia.com
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Karim L Qatar

  1. 1. By: Karim L
  2. 2. Introduction  The name of my country is Qatar. The capital is Doha. Qatar is a member of the Persian gulf in the middle east. The main language is Arabic. It’s border is Saudi Arabia. Qatar is in Asia.
  3. 3. Major Cities There are a lot of cities in Qatar, but only one capital which is Doha. Doha is located on the coast of the Persian gulf and it’s the biggest city in Qatar. Al Khor is the fifth biggest city in Qatar. It’s located on the eastern edge of the shore of the Persian gulf.
  4. 4. Major Landmarks  The Aspire tower is 300 meters high (946ft) with 36 floors. Its also known as the Torch Hotel. Its located in the Doha Sports City complex.Villagio Mall is a shopping center located in Doha.
  5. 5. Major Landforms  Qurayn Abu Al Bawl is the highest point in Qatar. Its 103 meters high. Its located near the borders of Saudi Arabia. The Pearl is an artificial island. Its nearly 4 million square meters!
  6. 6. History  Qatar has long history. Qatar was only a land of nomands and had small fishing villages. Then in 1868 Al Thani family ruled Qatar. In 1916 Al Thani family agreed with Britain that Britain will rule the foreign affairs. In September 3, 1971 Qatar gained independence from Great Britain.
  7. 7. Clothing  The Thoub is the cultural costume for men. Its long and it reaches till their ankle. The color is mostly white. Young boys wear a cap called Gahfeya and men wear a Gurthra. The Guthra is a squared piece of fabric that is designed with red and white or black and white squares. The women wear the Abaya. It’s a long black cloak that they wear over their clothes.
  8. 8. Holidays  Qatar National Day is celebrated on December 18. National Sports Day is on the second Tuesday of February. Independence Day is on September 3. Eid Al Adha and Eid Al Fitr are also celebrated in Qatar.
  9. 9. Food  In Qatar they eat Hummus. It’s a dip made of chickpeas and sesame seed paste. Waraq Enab, is vine leaves stuffed with rice. Tabolleh, is a kind of salad. Koussa Mahshi, is stuffed squash.
  10. 10. Music  The music is based on Bedouin poetry, song, and dance. Traditional dances are performed in Doha Friday afternoons. The instruments they use are  Al-Ras, Tambourine, Cymbals, Oud, Rebaba, and the Arabic Flute.
  11. 11. Native Animals  The animals that live in Qatar are desert animals. They are: The Oryx is of most popular ones in Qatar. The Daab Lizard is a medium sized wild lizard which eats insects which are between 14 to 36 inches. There are also Camels and Hedgehogs.
  12. 12. Story Behind The Flag  The white stands for peace. The maroon stands for the shed and blood during the in the second half of the 19 century. The nine points shows that Qatar is the ninth member of the Persian gulf.
  13. 13. Travel Tips  There are a lot of attractions in Qatar. Some examples are: Souq Waqif, Doha Corniche Park, Desert Safari, Cruise on a Dhow,  Kingdom Of Aladdin Entertainment Park, and Msheireb Enrichment Center: Floating Museum and much more!
  14. 14. Population  The population in Qatar is 1.8 million people, but only 250,000 of them are citizens. The rest are foreigners that live and work there.
  15. 15. Conclusion  If you like nice weather go to Qatar because there its mostly sunny. If you have kids below 15 you could take them to King Of Aladdin Entertainment Park. Plus if you are a HUGE soccer fan like I am the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be there!
  16. 16. Bibliography  www.google.lb.com  www.wikimedia.com  www.britanica.com  www.worldatlas.com  www.wikipedia.com

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