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Qatar
(1,700 words)

Dawlat Qaṯar (The State of Qatar)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,792,000

Area

11,000 sq. km (4,400 sq. mi)

Population density

240/sq. km (630/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.38% (per 1,000: births 9, deaths 2)

Under 15 years

14%

Urban dwellers

99% (1.66% p.a.)

Largest cities

Al Rayyan 738,000; Doha 641,000; Doha Industrial Area 419,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

63% Arabic, 16% Persian, 6% Urd…

Cite this page
“Qatar”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02QAT>
First published online: 2020



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