1. QATAR IS THE WEALTHIES COUNTRY IN THE WORLD
You must be very curious about this fact. Oil and gas production provides more than 60% of government revenue. The discovery of oil in Qatar in 1939 brought increased revenue into the country and improved the living standards of its citizens. With its 124,927 USD per capita, its above European number one – Luxemburg and even above the Chinese gambling territory of Macau.
2. QATAR IS ALSO THE SAFEST COUNTRY
In term of natural disasters at least, Qatar is consider the safest country in the world. According to scientists, there is a 0.1% chance of earthquakes in Qatar, making it the number one safest country in the world.
3. QATAR IS ONE OF THE MOST FLAT COUNTRY ON THE PLANET
Qatar is a flat coutry, there are no hills or anythings hight there except for skyscrapers (I think that is reason why they built many skyscrapers, just for fun ). The average elevation is just 28 meters making it second (behind The Maldives) most flat country in the world.
4. YOU CAN ENJOY A 100 METERS LONG BUFFET IN QATAR
The Doha Marriott has a literally 100-meter buffet that offers anything you can imagine. It offering everything from a full English to sushi and tacos.
5. MOST OF QATARIS LIVE IN CITY
Most of citizens of Qatar live in the capital of Doha, it take 99% of the country populations. The rest of nation is just desert.
6. CAMEL RACING IS ONE OF THE FAVORITE SPORT.
It is really an interesting fact. If you want to watch Camel racing, let’s visit Qatar. This is one of the favorite sport of local. Untill 2004, they used kids as camel jockey however, It was determined it’s too dangerous (duh), and children were replaced by robots. Yep, there are robot camel races in Qatar!
7. IT BELCHES OUT MORE CO2 PER CAPITA THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY
That’s 35.73 tonnes a year, which puts it just ahead of Curacao and Latvia. Running an oil-rich and futuristic metropolis on the edge of the desert isn’t synonymous with ecology, it would seem.
8. THERE IS A GIANT TEDDY IN THE AIRPORT
The teddy is called Lamp Bear which sits inside Hamad International Airport. It remind the tourists of childhood or precious objects from home. Apparently, it costs USD 6.8m
9. MEN OUTNUMBER WOMEN. BY A LOT
There are two men for every woman in Qatar. Why? Because it’s a land built by immigrants, most of whom are young and male (and are probably helping to build a stadium for the 2022 World Cup right now).