View Monkey's travels in Qatar
1,696,563 (2010)Land area:
11,437 sq. km.Capital:
Doha (pop. 300,000; 2005)Economy:
In 2006, Qatar ranked 40th in the UNDP Human Development Index and 60th in total GDP, with a per capita GDP of $52,239.72. Public debt accounts for 11 percent of total GDP, while no figure for the number of Qataris beneath the poverty line is available.Main language(s):
The Monkey is informed that his Arabic name is El Qrd (el card), or قردFun fact:
The majority of Qatar’s population is non-Qatari, consisting of foreign expatriates who, as migrant labor, work a range of positions—from business executives to maids and builders. According to a 2008 report, only about 350,000 of the country’s then population of over 900,000 people were actually citizens.
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