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Doha Doha (Arabic: الدوحة, ad-Dawḥa or ad-Dōḥa, pronounced [adˈdawħa]) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar. It has a population of 956,460 (2015). The city is located in the east of the country.

It is the fastest growing city of Qatar , with over 80% of the population residing in Doha of the country or its suburbs, and it is also the country's centre. Doha was founded as an offshoot of Al Bidda in the 1820s. It was officially declared as the capital in 1971, when freedom was gained by Qatar from being a British Protectorate of the country .

As among those emerging financial centers in the Middle East and the capital of Qatar, the Globalization and World Cities Research Network considers Doha a beta-level global city. Education City, an area dedicated to education and research is accommodated by doha.

The city has been host to the first ministerial-level assembly of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization talks. It was also picked as the host city of a number of sporting events, including the 2006 Asian Games, the 2011 Pan Arab Games and the majority of the games at the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

In Doha, the World Petroleum Council held the 20th World Petroleum Conference in December 2011. Additionally, the city hosted the 2012 UNFCCC Climate Negotiations and is set to sponsor lots of the places for its 2022 FIFA World Cup. The city has hosted the 140th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly at April 2019.

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