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Travel information about Qatar
Qatar is located at Western Asia with the total area of 11,581 km and with a total population of 2,675,522. This is a place of rolling sand dunes and long Persian Gulf shorelines. Doha is also full of skyscrapers with modern architecture.
Capital city of Qatar: Doha
Best times to visit Qatar: Spring and autumn is the best time to visit Qatar. This is during November to early April allows you to do outdoor activities and sightseeing.
How to get to Qatar: There are flights from US to either Doha or Hamad Int’l Airport.
Visa requirements for Qatar: You will get a 30-day visa upon entry in Doha. If you arrived at other points of entry, you should apply for tourist or business visa.
Currency of Qatar: The currency is Qatari Riyal.
Official Language of Qatar: The official language is Arabic.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Qatar
There is 1 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Qatar and 1 on their tentative list.
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.