Location: Qatar

Location: Qatar has been an independent sovereign state since 1971.  It comprises an 11,500 sq. km peninsula extending northwards into the Arabian Gulf and has 563 km of uninterrupted coastline. It’s capital city is Doha.

Climate – Qatar has a desert climate with year-round sunshine, hot summers and mild winters.  Temperatures range from 17°C in January to 36°C in July, sometimes reaching highs of 40°C+ during the summer. Rain is infrequent, falling in brief showers mainly in winter.

Qatar is fast becoming one of the most exciting places on earth. It is racing headlong into the future without losing sight of its past.  Bringing together old world hospitality with cosmopolitan sophistication, and the chance to enjoy a rich cultural tapestry, new experiences and adventures.

Qatar has something for every traveller and there’s no shortage of things to do.  Visitors can enjoy a taste of its age-old traditional pastimes at a number of venues across the country, including Camel Racing, Falconry, The Arabian Horse & Horse Racing, Music and Arts & Crafts.

It also boasts a remarkable variety of dining possibilities with restaurants offering an authentic taste of Arabia and the Middle East, but all the major cuisines of the world are also well represented.

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