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Overview of Qatar

Officially name: State of Qatar

Capital: Doha

Largest city: Doha

Official language: Arabic

Government: Absolute monarchy

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Sightseeing in Qatar

The view from the plane as you descend into Doha airport will give you an idea of what’s in store: a spectacular view of the capital shows off the contrast between the glistening modern architecture and the traditional Islamic buildings.

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Qatar Currency

Qatar's currency (QAR or QR) is the riyal. The riyal is found in denominations of 1, 10, 50, 100 and 500 notes.