Qatar

SHORT INFORMATION

Population In Qatar

According to the last census, conducted by the Planning Council in 2007, the total Current population of Qatar is 907,229.

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.

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.