Occupying a small peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf is Qatar, a rich Arab state to the north of
, east of
and west of the
United Arab Emirates
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Once little more than a minuscule pearl fishing village, Doha, Qatar's capital and largest city, has emerged to become one of the pearls of the
Perched on the eastern coast of the Qatari peninsula, Al-Khor is a major settlement just north of
Al Ruwais, also spelt Ar Ru'ays, is the northernmost city of the Qatar peninsula.
Dukhan is an industrial city in the western reaches of Qatar. Dukhan was founded when oil was first discovered in the region, and its purpose has not changed since.
Al-Wakrah is a city in eastern Qatar, just south of
. The town has a history independent from that of the capital, but in recent times has developed into a bedroom community of Doha.
Al Shahaniyah is a town in central Qatar, out to the west of
. The Route 104 and 104A bus towards
passes through the town.
Umm Salal Mohammed
Umm Salal Muhammad is a town in Qatar, located in the Umm Salal municipality, about 15 km north of
Mesaieed, also known as Umm Sa'id, is a major town and port on the Qatar peninsula.
Zubarah is a ruined city and archaeological site in north-western Qatar. It is possible to get to the fort solely by public transport.
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