Qatar flag information
Description flag of Qatar
maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side
Related country flags
Official country name
State of Qatar
Dawlat Qatar (long)
closest approximation of the native pronunciation falls between cutter and gutter, but not like guitar
Qatari(s) (noun) Qatar (adjective)
Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
824,789 ranked 160, (data 2008)
strategic location in central Persian Gulf near major petroleum deposits. The lowest point is Persian Gulf 0 m.
Coastline 563 km.
6km, Saudi Arabia 60 km.
10 municipalities (baladiyat, singular - baladiyah); Ad Dawhah, Al Ghuwayriyah, Al Jumayliyah, Al Khawr, Al Wakrah, Ar Rayyan, Jarayan al Batinah, Madinat ash Shamal, Umm Sa'id, Umm Salal
3 September 1971 (from UK)