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Qatar is located in the Middle East on the peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia. It was ruled by the al-Thani family since the mid-1800s, Qatar transformed itself from a poor British protectorate noted mainly for pearling into an independent state with significant oil and natural gas revenues.

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Qatar is divided into 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

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