Qatar and Q Guide - Resources and Review

Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering all the countries in the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, including several maps of Iraq, Kuwait and Kurdish areas in the Middle East.
Collection of resources pertaining to Qatar's culture, business economy, society, educational institutions, travel and tourism, and current awareness sources. Special sections include 'The People of Qatar', which comprises material by and about individuals from the country, and 'Arab Files', featuring poetry, letters, and articles dedicated to victims of war.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Qatar and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Basic reference information about Qatar, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Summary of the nature and structure of government of Qatar, with links to several other resources about the country.
Part of the UNICEF Progress of Nations report, giving a summary of the social indicators and relative standing of countries with populations of less than one million. The indicators used to construct the league table include access to sanitation; per cent reduction in under
5 mortality, and women at top levels of government.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Qatar. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
Listing of political resources relevant to Qatar, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Qatar, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Basic reference information about Qatar, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Gateway to business, culture and art in Qatar. Headings include arts and culture, education, entertainment, news, technology, religion, tourism and business.
Brief details of the history and geography of Qatar, as well as business, culture, government and transport information.
Range of information about the Arab world, including business, news, events, organisations, travel and entertainment, plus a commercial directory and a set of country
specific information about various Arab countries.
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