Qatar

SHORT INFORMATION

The Political System of Qatar

The modern State of Qatar gained its independence from the UK on September 3, 1971.The country's constitution was ratified by public referendum on April 29, 2003; it was endorsed by the Emir on June 8, 2004; and it became effective on June 9, 2005.

SHORT INFORMATION

The Political System of Qatar

The modern State of Qatar gained its independence from the UK on September 3, 1971.The country's constitution was ratified by public referendum on April 29, 2003; it was endorsed by the Emir on June 8, 2004; and it became effective on June 9, 2005.

SHORT INFORMATION

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.