Qatar Overview Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW Qatar is completely surrounded by the waters of the Persian Gulf except for a common border with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the south. The country extends into the Gulf from the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar has a rocky desert terrain underlain by reserves of petroleum and natural gas. Since around 70 percent of Qatar's government revenue is generated through the sale of oil abroad, the security of domestic production facilities and the safety...


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