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ID: 1000136
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Qatar (nation)  Qatar (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 25 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 25.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 051 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 51.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Nation comprises low lying peninsula in southwest Persian Gulf and some islands; first mentioned by Arab writers 10th century; Āl Khalīfah people settled here 18th century; clashes with Persians 18th century, Ottomans 19th century; treaties with Britain 1868-1971; official language is Arabic, though English is widely spoken.

Names:
Qaṭar (preferred,C,V,Arabic (transliterated)-P,U,N)
Dawlat Qaṭar (C,V,O,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Qatar (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Qatar (Spanish-P,U,N)
Qatar (French-P,U,N)
State of Qatar (C,O,English,U,N)
Dawlat Qatar (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
Dawlat al-Qatar (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U,N)
État du Qatar (C,O,French,U,N)
Estado de Qatar (C,O,Spanish,U,N)
Katar (C,O)
كطر (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
دولة كطر (C,V,O,Arabic,U)
Катар (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Государство Катар (C,O,Russian,U)
卡塔尔 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
卡塔尔国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
QAT (C,O,ISO3L)
QA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO634 (C,O,ISO3N)
QA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Qatari (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Qatar (nation)  ........  Qatar (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Middle East (general region)  ....  Middle East (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Qatar (nation)  ........  Qatar (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence on November 3, 1971
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
sheikhdom (C)  ............  installed by British 1888
protectorate (H)  ............  British, 1916-1968

Related geographic places:
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1971

Sources and Contributors:
Dawlat al-Qatar..........  [VP]
.............................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 527
Dawlat Qatar..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 833
Dawlat Qaṭar..........  [VP]
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 685
.......................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 697
Estado de Qatar..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
État du Qatar..........  [VP]
..........................  ISO Handbook (1988) 782
ISO634..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
Katar..........  [VP]
..............  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
QA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
QA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 68
QAT..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
Qatar..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-79
..............  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 992
Qaṭar..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 696
..............  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 306
..............  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 22 July 2009
Qatari..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
State of Qatar..........  [VP]
.............................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
كطر..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
دولة كطر..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Катар..........  [VP]
..............  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Государство Катар..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
卡塔尔..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
卡塔尔国..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 30 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 685
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 697
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 696
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 527
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 833
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 19
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 770; 782
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 68
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 320
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 306
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-79
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 74
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 992
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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