Doha is the most populous city and capital of the State of Qatar. Doha has a population of around 1,351,000 in a city proper with a population of nearly 1.5 million inhabitants. Doha's area is 132 km2 (51 ml2). The city is situated on the coast of Persian Gulf in the east of Qatar. It is the fastest growing city in the country, with more than half of the population of the nation living in Doha or the surrounding suburbs. The city comprises one of Qatar's municipalities.
Doha was established in the 1820s as Al Bidda's offshoot. In 1971 it was officially declared as country's capital, after Qatar gained independence. As Qatar's commercial capital and one of the unanticipated financial centers in the Middle East, the city of Doha is considered a world city by Globalization & World Cities Research Network. It accommodates an Education City area devoted to education and research.
Doha hosted the first ministerial-level meeting of Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations. The city was also selected as host of a number of sporting events, such as the 2006 Asian Games, 2011 Pan Arab Games and most of the games at 2011 AFC Asian Cup. The 20th World Petroleum Conference was held in Doha in December 2011. Additionally, the city was the host of the 2012 UNFCCC Climate Negotiations. It is also set to host a large number of venues for 2022 FIFA World Cup.
In May 2015, the city of Doha was officially recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities along with Beirut, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz and Vigan.
Doha is Qatar's economic centre. The city shelters the headquarters of a wealth of domestic and international organizations, such as Qatar's largest oil and gas companies RasGas, Qatargas and Qatar Petroleum. The economy of Doha is built primarily on the revenue from its natural gas and oil industries.
The Doha cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Doha, Qatar.
If you lose the Doha location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Doha cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Doha, Qatar. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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