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Location o Doha municipality in Qatar

Doha (Arabic: الدوحة‎, ad-Dawḥa or ad-Dōḥa, literally: "the big tree") is the caipital ceety o the state o Qatar. Locatit on the Persian Gulf, it haed a population o 998,651 in 2008,[1] an is an aa ane o the municipalities o Qatar. Doha is Qatar's lairgest ceety, wi ower 80% o the naition's population residin in Doha or its surroondin suburbs, an is an aa the economic centre o the kintra.

Doha an aa serves as the seat o govrenment o Qatar, which is ruled bi Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Doha is hame tae the Education Ceety, an aurie devotit tae research an education. Doha wis the steid o the first meenisterial-level meetin o the Doha Development Roond o Warld Trade Organization negotiations. The ceety o Doha an aa held the 2006 Asian Games, which wis the lairgest Asian Games iver held.

Twin towns and sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Doha 2016 Summer Olympics Bid". Gamesbids.com. Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  2. Tirana binjakëzohet me Dohan, Tv Klan 2012-02-12 (in Albanian)