Qatar

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Public and Religious Holidays in Qatar

Ashurra, is celebrated by Sunni Muslims (Qatar is mostly Sunni, although there are a number of Shiite expats living and working here) as the day Noah's ark found ground, the day Abraham was born and the day the Kabaah*, the holiest place in Islam, was built.

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Healthcare in Qatar

Qatar, a nation rich in oil and gas natural reserves, is located in the Middle East and is neighboured by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. With a land area of 4,184 square miles, the population was estimated to be 825,000 at the start of 2008.

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Doha

Doha is the capital of Qatar which is located in the middle of the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Doha is a multicultural city, which has become home to many expatriate communities, from different origins.