Qatar

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Qatar

Officially name: State of Qatar

Capital: Doha

Largest city: Doha

Official language: Arabic

Government: Absolute monarchy

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Marriage in Qatar

Weddings in any culture are a cause for expensive fanfare and hectic preparations. In the Arabian Gulf, however, weddings are conducted in a unique manner, observant of the gender segregation maintained between nationals in other facets of their private lives.

SHORT INFORMATION

Qatar and Religion

Little is known of Qatar's early history although Qatar was respectively inhabited by stone age people, the Kingdom of Dilmun, probably visited by the Greeks and Romans and periodically by travelling nomads.