88 Facts About Qatar Total Open

1. Qatar Total Open is home to one hundred and eighty different nationalities.

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2. Qatar Total Open has significant oil and natural gas revenues, which enables the nation to rank among the world's wealthiest countries per capita, not far below the leading industrial nations of Western Europe.

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3. Qatar Total Open has 744,000 people, the majority of whom live in Doha, the capital.

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4. Qatar Total Open seems to show a greater degree of religious tolerance, mitigated as it is, in comparison with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.

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5. Qatar Total Open was a British protectorate until 1971, when it adopted a provisional constitution declaring Qatar an Arab nation with Islam as its official religion and the Shariah as the basis of its legal code.

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6. Qatar Total Open's proved reserves of gas are the third-largest in the world, exceeding 7 trillion cubic meters and Qatar has the largest single gas field in the world.

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7. Qatar Total Open has more than 750,000 people, the majority of whom live in Doha, the capital.

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8. Qatar Total Open has a population density of 139 people per square mile.

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9. Qatar Total Open has little natural water and must distill water from the sea.

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10. Qatar Total Open is a peninsular country in the Middle East that lies on the larger Arabian peninsula.

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11. In 2001, Qatar Total Open resolved its longstanding border disputes with both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

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12. Qatar Total Open contains the third-largest natural gas reserves and the largest non-associated gas field in the world.

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13. Qatar Total Open has a few islands under its possession, the most important of which is Halul.

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14. Qatar Total Open borders the Persian Gulf on the north and east, and on the western side of the peninsula the Gulf of Bahrain cuts into Qatar to form Dawhat Salwah.

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15. In 2001 Qatar Total Open resolved its longstanding border disputes with both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

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16. On September 3,1971, Qatar Total Open declared itself as the independent State of Qatar.

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17. Qatar Total Open is a peninsula nation that extends northward from Saudi Arabia into the Persian Gulf.

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18. Qatar Total Open's gas reserves are estimated at 910 trillion cubic feet; output was estimated at 396 billion cubic feet in 2002.

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19. Qatar Total Open maintains modern deepwater ports at Doha and Umm Sa'id.

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20. Qatar Total Open is a monarchy governed by the Al-Thani family in consultation with a council of ministers, an appointed advisory council and an elected municipal council.

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21. In 1996, the Qatar Total Open gas project began exporting liquefied natural gas to Japan.

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22. Qatar Total Open has the largest single non-associated gas field in the world, the North Field.

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23. Qatar Total Open has 863,051 people, the majority of whom live in Doha, the capital.

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24. The US Embassy has no standing in Qatar Total Open's courts, cannot sponsor visas, and cannot adjudicate labor or business disputes.

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25. Qatar Total Open achieved full independence in an atmosphere of cooperation with the UK.

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26. In 1996, Qatar Total Open began exporting liquefied natural gas to Japan.

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27. Qatar Total Open is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, with a capacity of more than 31 million metric tons per annum (mmta), and it expects to reach 77.5 mmta of LNG exports by 2010.

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28. Qatar Total Open shares with Iran the largest single non-associated gas field in the world, the North Field.

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29. Qatar Total Open is a small peninsula on the western shore of the Arabian Gulf that covers approximately 4,247 square miles.

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30. Qatar Total Open is an extension of the Arabian Peninsula's Rub'al-Khali desert, which reaches northward from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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31. Qatar Total Open borders the Persian Gulf on the north, east, and southeast and the Gulf of Bahrain on the west.

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32. Qatar Total Open consists of a tiny peninsula projecting northward into the Persian Gulf from the larger Arabian Peninsula.

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33. In 1981, Qatar Total Open joined neighboring countries in the formation of the Gulf Cooperation Council to strengthen economic relations among the participating nations.

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34. In 1970, a year before independence, Qatar Total Open became the first of the lower Gulf states to adopt a written constitution.

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35. In 1991 Qatar Total Open began production of gas from its vast North Field.

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36. Qatar Total Open shares a land border with Saudi Arabia and is separated from Bahrain to the west by about 30 miles of water.

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37. Qatar Total Open abolished the Ministry of Information and Culture in October 1998.

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38. In 1969, Qatar Total Open established the Department of Information, which issued Doha magazine the same year.

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39. Qatar Total Open is not the pioneer in educational and training initiatives that its neighbor Bahrain is.

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40. The American School in Qatar Total Open offers an American curriculum at the secondary level.

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41. Qatar Total Open entered the 21st century under a cloud of uncertainty.

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42. Qatar Total Open has no tradition of labor unions, although trade associations and labor unions are not forbidden by law.

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43. The Central Bank of Qatar Total Open has kept a fixed exchange rate of QR3.64: US$1, despite a fall in the value of the dollar in 1995, mainly to prevent inflation.

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44. Qatar Total Open has a fledgling financial sector regulated by the Central Bank of Qatar.

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45. Qatar Total Open has 2 natural gas plants that have been in existence since 1980.

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46. Qatar Total Open relies heavily on the oil sector, exporting some 650,000 barrels a day, mostly to Europe and eastern Asia.

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47. Qatar Total Open has 4 airports, 2 of which have unpaved runways.

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48. Qatar Total Open is a welfare state, where health care and education are almost free.

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49. Qatar Total Open entered the 20th century as a tribal settlement on the peninsula nominally controlled by the al-Thani tribe, whose exact origins remain unknown.

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50. Qatar Total Open is a tiny peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf and bordering only Saudi Arabia.

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51. In 1968, Qatar Total Open attempted to form a federation with neighboring Gulf countries, Bahrain and the Trucial States.

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52. In 2005, Qatar Total Open was one of the region's star performers, and it is expected to maintain that position in the next 10 years.

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53. Qatar Total Open has extended economic assistance to other Arab states, to other developing nations, and to Palestinian organizations.

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54. Qatar Total Open has had a persistent trade surplus while maintaining an overall balance of payments deficit.

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55. Qatar Total Open has large reserves of oil and the world's third-largest natural gas reserves.

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56. Qatar Total Open was given sovereignty over Janan Island and the low-tide elevation of Fasht ad Dibal.

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57. In 1999, Qatar Total Open supported the efforts of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to increase oil prices by cutting back crude oil production from March 1999 to April 2000.

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58. Qatar Total Open maintains modern deepwater ports at Doha and Umm Sa'id, where a tanker terminal is located.

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59. Qatar Total Open has overland truck routes from Europe through Saudi Arabia via the Trans-Arabia Highway and road links with the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

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60. Qatar Total Open includes a number of islands, of which the most important is Halul.

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61. Music of Qatar Total Open is based on Bedouin poetry, song and dance.

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62. Qatar Total Open ranked number 23 overall in the 2014 NRI ranking, unchanged from 2013.

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63. Qatar Total Open is the world's biggest buyer in the art market by value.

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64. In 2012, Qatar Total Open joined the international French-speaking organisation of La Francophonie as a new associate member.

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65. Qatar Total Open's proved reserves of gas are the third-largest in the world, exceeding 250 trillion cubic feet.

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66. In 2012, Qatar Total Open retained its title of richest country in the world for the third time in a row, having first overtaken Luxembourg in 2010.

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67. Qatar Total Open signed the Rio Convention on Biological Diversity on 11 June 1992, and became a party to the convention on 21 August 1996.

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68. Qatar Total Open supported the democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi with diplomatic support and the state-owned Al Jazeera network before he was deposed in a military coup led by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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69. Qatar Total Open has mixed relations with its neighbours in the Persian Gulf region.

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70. Qatar Total Open commissioned international law firm DLA Piper to produce a report investigating the immigrant labour system.

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71. Qatar Total Open is expected to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup from 21 November to 18 December, becoming the first Arab country to do so.

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72. Qatar Total Open participated in the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen against the Houthis and forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was deposed in the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.

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73. In 2003, Qatar Total Open served as the US Central Command headquarters and one of the main launching sites of the invasion of Iraq.

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74. In 2010, Qatar Total Open won the rights to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, making it the first country in the Middle East to be selected to host the tournament.

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75. Qatar Total Open allowed coalition troops from Canada to use the country as an airbase to launch aircraft on CAP duty and permitted air forces from the United States and France to operate in its territories.

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76. In 1991, Qatar Total Open played a significant role in the Gulf War, particularly during the Battle of Khafji in which Qatari tanks rolled through the streets of the town and provided fire support for Saudi Arabian National Guard units that were engaging Iraqi Army troops.

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77. On 3 November 1916, the sheikh of Qatar Total Open entered into treaty relations with the United Kingdom.

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78. Qatar Total Open is classified by the UN as a country of very high human development and is widely regarded as the most advanced Arab state for human development.

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79. Qatar Total Open is one of the 20 most obese nations, according to the CIA's World Factbook, even trumping the US for portliness.

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80. Qatar Total Open being a muslim country, has a different working week than we know it.

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81. In 2010, Qatar Total Open won the bid to host the 2022 Soccer World Cup.

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82. Qatar Total Open has the third largest gas reserves in the world.

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83. Qatar Total Open is a desert country bordering Saudi Arabia on the Arab peninsula.

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84. Qatar Total Open is an emirate, which means it is ruled by the Emir of Qatar.

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85. Qatar Total Open can be reached via land from Saudi Arabia or via sea and air.

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86. Qatar Total Open lies in the Middle East and belongs to the Asian continent.

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87. Qatar Total Open is on the cusp of a major economic diversification.

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88. Qatar Total Open will witness the return of its 2016 champion and runner up, Carla Suarez Navaro and Jelena Ostapenko.

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