Cities in Asia – Cities in Qatar – Doha City

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Doha, eastern Qatar, capital and biggest city of the nation, on the Persian Gulf. It has an enormous, fake deepwater port, which was opened in 1969 and fills in as a significant transshipment community for load of the Persian Gulf countries. Shrimping and shrimp handling are significant ventures. The University of Qatar (1973) and the National Museum (1975) are here. The commercial center and the Government House (1969) are significant milestones. The greater part the number of inhabitants in Qatar lives in Doha.

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Doha was a little angling and pearling town, known to Persian Gulf privateers for the insurance managed by its old port of Al Bida, in the nineteenth century. The city turned into the regulatory focus of the British Qatar protectorate in 1916. It developed quickly after oil sends out, started from Umm Said (Musayid) in 1949, brought huge new income sources to the national government. In 1971 Doha turned into the capital of the autonomous province of Qatar.