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Madinat ash-Shamal (Arabic: الشمال) is a municipality in the state of Qatar. Its capital is called Al Shamal City and it is considered to be one of the major cities in Qatar. The name means \City of the north\ - although the population is barely over 5,000. Ash Shamal will be home to the proposed 45,330-seat Al-Shamal Stadium, one of 12 venues used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Madinat ash Shamal includes Ras Rakan, the northernmost point of the Qatari peninsula, and as such is surrounded by the Persian Gulf in all directions except for the south. It borders the municipality of Al Khor. The municipality is divided into three primary zones.
Cities, towns & villages in Madinat ash Shamal
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Madīnat ash ShamālMadinat ash-Shamal (Arabic: الشمال‎‎) is a municipality in the state of Qatar. Its capital is called Al Shamal City and it is considered to be one of the major cities in Qatar. The name means \"City of the north\" - although the population is barely over 5,000. Ash Shamal will be home to the proposed 45,330-seat Al-Shamal Stadium, one of 12 venues used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Madinat ash Shamal includes Ras Rakan, the northernmost point of the Qatari peninsula, and as such is surrounded by the Persian Gulf in all directions except for the south. It borders the municipality of Al Khor. Show Madīnat ash Shamālon the map
Ath ThaqabAth Thaqab is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. It is close to the settlements of Al Ruwaydah and Al Khuwayr, the latter of which is only 3 miles away. Thaqab Fort is located in the vicinity of the settlement. Show Ath Thaqabon the map
Ar RakīyātAr Rakiyat is a village in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. From the 19th to 20th centuries, the village obtained its water supply from the freshwater well in Ar Rakiyat Fort. The fort also provided refuge for its population in times of conflict. In J. G. Lorimer's Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Ar Rakiyat is described as a settlement 5 miles northwest of Zubarah and which is characterized by its ruined fort. Nearby abandoned settlements include Al Khuwayr, Al `Arish, Freiha and Ain Mohammed. Show Ar Rakīyāton the map
FuwayriţFuwayrit is a coastal village in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal approximately 80 km north of the capital Doha. It is an important site for Qatar's oil industry. Previously, it was one of the most important towns in the northern sector of Qatar. The Al Thani had settled in the town in the 19th century, prior to relocating to Al Bidda (presently Doha). Show Fuwayriţon the map
Al GhārīyahAl Ghariyah is a settlement on the northeast coast of Qatar located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. It was founded in 1885 by settlers from the town of Al Wakrah. It was a site of contention between Qatari tribes allied with the Ottomans and sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani. A number of ancient cup-marks and rock engravings were discovered in Al Ghariyah. Show Al Ghārīyahon the map
Al MafjarAl Mafjar is an abandoned village in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal in the north. There are plans to redevelop ruins of the ancient village as a tourist attraction. Umm Tais National Park and Ar Ru'ays are nearby. Show Al Mafjaron the map
Abū Z̧ulūfAbu Dhalouf is a settlement on the north coast of Qatar, located in the municipality of Madinat ash Shamal. It was demarcated in 1988 and is bounded by Al Shamal City to the east. Show Abū Z̧ulūfon the map
Ar RuwaysAr Ru'ays (Arabic: also spelled Al Ruwais, is a port town in the municipality of Madinat ash Shamal in Qatar. It is a birdwatching spot. Show Ar Ruwayson the map
Sidrīyat MakīnSidriyat Makin (Arabic: مَكِين‎‎ ) is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal, about 100 kilometers north of Doha. Show Sidrīyat Makīnon the map
Umm al GhaylamUmm al Ghaylam is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. Show Umm al Ghaylamon the map
Umm al KilābUmm al Kilab is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. Show Umm al Kilābon the map
Al Khuwayr ḨassānAl Khuwayr is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. Show Al Khuwayr Ḩassānon the map
Al Qa‘ābīyah Show Al Qa‘ābīyahon the map
Al ‘Arīsh Show Al ‘Arīshon the map
‘Adhbah Show ‘Adhbahon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Madinat ash Shamal
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Baladīyat ash ShamālMadinat ash-Shamal (Arabic: الشمال‎‎) is a municipality in the state of Qatar. Its capital is called Al Shamal City and it is considered to be one of the major cities in Qatar. The name means \"City of the north\" - although the population is barely over 5,000. Ash Shamal will be home to the proposed 45,330-seat Al-Shamal Stadium, one of 12 venues used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Madinat ash Shamal includes Ras Rakan, the northernmost point of the Qatari peninsula, and as such is surrounded by the Persian Gulf in all directions except for the south. It borders the municipality of Al Khor.Show on map
Different buildings in Madinat ash Shamal
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Az ZubārahZubarah (Arabic: also referred to as Al Zubarah or Az Zubarah, is a ruined and deserted town located on the north western coast of the Qatar peninsula in the Madinat ash Shamal municipality, about 105 km from the Qatari capital of Doha. It was founded by Al Bin Ali , main and principal Utub tribe in the first half of the eighteenth century. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Madinat ash Shamal
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Ghāf MakīnGhaf Makin is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal. In 1917, it was described as a Bedouin camping ground with 6 wells yielding good water. It was also mentioned that a ruined fort was located in its confines.Show on map
‘Ayn SinānAin Sinan is a settlement on the north coast of Qatar, located in the municipality of Madinat ash Shamal.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Madinat ash Shamal
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Umm al Ḩawā’irUmm al Hawa'ir is a settlement in Qatar, located in the municipality of Ash Shamal.Show on map