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Doha skyline in the morn
Doha skyline in the morn
Doha is located in Qatar
Location o Doha within Qatar
Coordinates: 25°17′12″N 51°32′0″E / 25.28667°N 51.53333°E / 25.28667; 51.53333Coordinates: 25°17′12″N 51°32′0″E / 25.28667°N 51.53333°E / 25.28667; 51.53333
Kintra Qatar
 • metropolis132 km2 (51 sq mi)
 • metropolis1,351,000
 • Density10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)

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 aboot 1.5 million.[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 Tred Organisation 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

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  1. a b "Doha municipality accounts for 40% of Qatar population". Gulf Times. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  2. Tirana binjakëzohet me Dohan Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine, Tv Klan 2012-02-12 (in Albanian)