National flag of Qatar

The official name of Qatar (QAT) is State of Qatar and consists of Maroon and white flag colors. The capital city of Qatar is Doha. Qatar has the total estimated population as of 2020 is 2,269,672 or 2.3 M based on 9 states, 8 cities. The independence day is celebrated on December 18, 1878 and the founder of Qatar is Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani.



About Qatar Flag

Qatar flag
Qatar Flag Colors   Maroon
Meaning of Qatar flag colors

This flag was adopted before Qatar gained independence from Britain in 1971. Maroon and white show the following: Maroon: blood spilled during wars White: symbolizes peace. The nine-pointed edges refer to Qatar being the ninth delegate of “reconciled emirates” in Qatari-British treaty of 1916.

Proportion 11:28
Proportion (decimals) 2.545
Flag Adoption Date July 9, 1971

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Provinces/States (9)

Cities (8)

Airports (7)

  • As Salwa Border Post helipad
  • Banana Island Helipad
  • Doha International Airport
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Neighboring Countries of Qatar

Saudi Arabia