Qatar's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: State of Qatar
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1971 / 1971
Capital city: Doha
Population: 1.5 million / 353 people per sq mile (136 people per sq km)
Total land area: 4416 square miles (11,437 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language)
Main religions: Muslim (mainly Sunni) 95%, Other 5%
Ethnic mix: Qatari 20%, Other Arab 20%, Indian 20%, Nepalese 13%, Filipino 10%, Other 10%, Pakistani 7%
Government type: Monarchy
Currency: Qatar riyal = 100 dirhams
Literacy rate: 95%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): Not available

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