Al Rayyan Al Rayyan

Qatar is a peninsula located in the oil rich waters of the Arabian Gulf. Qatar was earlier a nation consisting of many tribes whose main business was fishing, pearling, and sheep-rearing and sheep-breeding. The discovery of oil in the late 1930s radically... 

Umm Said Umm Said

Umm Said is a town situated about forty five kilometers from Doha and located on the eastern coast of the Qatar peninsula. It is a commercial as well the largest oil exporting port. The town has many other industries involved in steel production, production... 

Al Ruwais Al Ruwais

Al Ruwais is a small town that is located about 110 kms from Doha on the northern tip of the peninsula of Qatar. It is also known as Ruwais and has a population of 16,000 residents, which is expected to go up to 20,000 by 2010. The town is a very popular... 

Al Wakra Al Wakra

The town of Al Wakra can be looked at as a part of Doha as it is just five miles south of the outskirts of Doha. The town was a former pearling and fishing village, but now it has become a famous tourist destination. The population of the town is about... 

Al Zubara Al Zubara

Al Zubara is a small town located 110 kms from the northwest of Doha. It is an important archeological centre famous for its old fort. The town of Al Zubara was founded by the Al Khalifa and the Al Jalahima sections of the Bani Utub tribe which migrated... 

Al-Khor Al-Khor

Al-Khor is one of the important cities of Qatar which is located about 50 kms to the north of the city of Doha. Al-Khor is also spelt as Al Khawr which means ‘sea on three sides’. The population of the town, as per the 2004 census, was about 31,000.... 

Dukhan Dukhan

Dukhan is a beautiful town, which is located about 80 kms west of Doha. If not for its huge oil reserves, this little town in Qatar would otherwise have gone unnoticed. In fact, this town is considered to be virtually sitting on a big field of oil (that... 

Doha Doha

Doha which is a very prosperous city is the capital of Qatar. It is situated on the banks of the Arabian Gulf. About 80% of the people of Qatar live in Doha. In the earlier days, Doha was a pearling and fishing village, till oil was discovered and the...