Located near major petroleum deposits in the east of Arabia, Qatar is a peninsula. Qatar has a coast line of nearly 563kms and the total land area comes to around 11,437 sq Kms.
A population of close to 1.6 Million. Muslims account for about 77.5% of the population.
Summer at Qatar (June to sep) is very hot while the rain fall will be very low, the maximum Temperature will easily reach 40C or higher. Spring and Autunm tend to be warm while Winter is Cooler with Occasional rainfall.
Arabic is the official language. English is the most common second language , and most locals would be able to speak basic English.
GMT+3 hrs throughout the year.
Government: 7 AM to 2 PM(Sat- Wed) General: 8AM to 12PM & 4PM to 7PM (Sat-Thur)
HOLIDAYS National Day: December 18th Independance Day: september 3rd
Based on the lunar calandar: Eid Ul-Fitr Ed Ul-Adha
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