Did you know that it is the richest and safest country in the world? You'll never believe these surprising facts about World Cup host Qatar...
- Bang Showbiz
Qatar in the Middle East is one of the richest states in the world and a major exporter of natural gas and oil.
It's political drive to become a tourist destination and the fact that it has the highest per capita income on the planet led it to host this year's World Cup, amidst much controversy.
However, within its history there are a number of little known curiosities that we have compiled in this gallery - read on to find out more...
Learn all about Qatar...Updated
The most urbanised population in the worldUpdated
Qatar is among the top 10 richest countries in the worldUpdated
A safe place to call homeUpdated
Fly in styleUpdated
More men than womenUpdated
There are very few QatarisUpdated
Petrol costs a pittanceUpdated
Art and cultureUpdated
Unusual traditional sportsUpdated
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