The "Qatar" FIFA World Cup

Qatar /kuh-TAR/ officially the State of Qatar, is a country in Western Asia. In the Middle East, it controls the small Qatar Peninsula on the Arabian Peninsula's northeast coast;

The "Qatar" FIFA World Cup

Qatar /kuh-TAR/ officially the State of Qatar, is a country in Western Asia. In the Middle East, it controls the small Qatar Peninsula on the Arabian Peninsula's northeast coast; Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, and the Persian Gulf surrounds the rest of its territory. Qatar and Bahrain are separated by an inlet of the Persian Gulf known as the Gulf of Bahrain. Doha is the country's capital, where more than 80% of people live. Most of the country's land is flat, low-lying desert. Eight municipalities have been created in Qatar since 2014 (Arabic:baladiyah); Ad Dawhah (Doha), the most populous and Qatar's capital as of 2014, Al Shamal, Al Khor, Al-Shahaniya, Umm Salal, Al Daayen, Al Rayyan, and Al Wakrah are the municipalities of Qatar.

Since Mohammed bin Thani acknowledged Qatar's separate status in a treaty with the British in 1868, the House of Thani has ruled the country as a hereditary monarchy. Following Ottoman rule, Qatar turned into an English protectorate in the early twentieth hundred years until acquiring independence in 1971.Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is the current emir. According to Qatar's Constitution, he controls the judiciary and holds nearly all executive and legislative power. The prime minister and cabinet are appointed by him.

The Consultative Assembly, which is only partially elected, has limited authority to fire ministers and can block legislation. At the beginning of 2017, there were 2.6 million people living in Qatar, of which 313,000 were Qatari citizens and 2.3 million were expatriates. Islam is the state religion. According to the Atlas method, the nation has the fourth-highest GDP (PPP) per capita and the eleventh-highest GNI per capita. The Human Development Index places Qatar 42nd, making it the Arab world's third-highest HDI. It has the world's third-largest oil and natural gas reserves and a high-income economy. Qatar is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide per capita and one of the largest exporters of liquefied natural gas.

 In the 21st century, Qatar arose as a center influence in the Bedouin world through its asset riches, as well as its universally growing media bunch, Al Jazeera Media Organization, and purportedly supporting a few radical gatherings monetarily during the Middle Easterner Spring. The Gulf Cooperation Council includes Qatar. Academics and non-governmental organizations have regarded Qatar's human rights record as generally poor, with restrictions on freedoms of association, expression, and the press, as well as its treatment of thousands of migrant workers as if they were forced labor for projects in the country. The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, making it the first Arab and Muslim-majority country in the Middle East and the second Asian nation to do so since 2002.The Asian Games in 2006 were held in Qatar, and the 2030 Asian Games will also be held there.

The FIFA World Cup is an international association football tournament contested by the men's national teams of FIFA's member associations, and the 22nd FIFA World Cup. The 2022 World Cup in Qatar began on Sunday, November 20 at the Al Bayt Stadium. In Group A, Qatar lost 2-0 to Ecuador. The tournament runs from November 20 to December 18. After the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan, this is the first World Cup to be held entirely in Asia and the second World Cup to be held entirely in the Arab world.

This is the last tournament with 32 teams participating; the field for the 2026 tournament will increase to 48 teams. The event will include eight venues spread across five cities for matches. Having defeated Croatia 4–2 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final, France is the defending champion. This World Cup is taking place in Qatar in November and December due to the extreme heat and humidity of the summer. It will be played in 29 days shorter time. The final will be held on Sunday, December 18 at the Lusail Stadium in Doha, a week before Christmas.

Below are some of the most common names in Qatar.

Fatima: means To abstain.

Mohammed means Praiseworthy

Abdullah means Servant of Allah

Non-Arabic countries that love this name: Bosnia, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Iran.

Noora means light.

Ali means Sublime.

Aisha means Alive.

Hamad means One who praises.

Sara means Lady, Princess.

Ahmed means More commendable


Find out about these names and more from


What's Your Reaction?