Doha, the capital city of Qatar, is home to approximately 80% of the country’s population. Qatar’s largest energy companies, including Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas and RasGas are headquartered in Doha.
In recent years, due to a “modernization” program by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Qatari economy is trying to diversify away from oil and natural gas. As a result, the city has experienced a real estate boom, a population boom , and an influx of corporate and commercial activity. The city is also home to the country’s only international airport, a number of sports stadiums, and Qatar University.