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Qatar - State of QatarQatar - State of Qatar Member

State of Qatar is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Saudi Arabia to the west.

Qatar is an emirate, which has a 35-seat Advisory Council that acts as a legislature.

The State holds the world’s third-largest natural gas reserves, after Russia and Iran, and is the largest supplier of LNG in the world. The majority of Qatar’s natural gas is located in the massive offshore North Field, which spans on an area roughly equivalent to Qatar itself.

The GECF Headquarters are located in Doha, Qatar.


Major Indicators

Land (sq.km) 11,610
Population (inhabitants) 2,881,060
Capital Doha
Continent Middle East
Language(s) Arabic (official), English
National currency Qatari Rial
Time Zone GMT+3
Labor force (inhabitants) 2,146,738
GDP (current billion US$) 146.37
GDP per capita (current US$) 50,805.46
GDP growth (percentage) -3.67
Proven natural gas reserves (billion c.m.) 23,831
Natural gas marketed production (billion c.m.) 205.72
Pipeline exports (billion c.m.) 22.62
LNG exports (billion c.m.) 104.84
Domestic natural gas consumption (billion c.m.) 40.49

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