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Location: Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia
Geographic coordinates: 25° 18' N, 51° 9' E
Coastline km: 563 km km
Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
Terrain: mostly flat and barren desert covered with loose sand and gravel
Elevation: lowest point: Persian Gulf 0 m highest point: Qurayn Abu al Bawl 103 m
Natural hazards: haze, dust storms, sandstorms common
Currency: Qatari rial (QAR)
Population: 885,359 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language
Divisions: 10 municipalities (baladiyat, singular - baladiyah); Ad Dawhah, Al Ghuwayriyah, Al Jumayliyah, Al Khawr, Al Wakrah, Ar Rayyan, Jarayan al Batinah, Madinat ash Shamal, Umm Sa'id, Umm Salal
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By Loren.z , 17-04-2011
Surfing in Qatar - I've been around a year but I haven't seen a real wave so far ... I like to think that is just a matter of bad timing. Anyone has some info about surfing in Qatar?
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