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country code QA
country Qatar
Dispute polices
registrant restrictions Yes


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank
broadband users in .qa N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1996
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry The Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR)
sponsor The Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR)


Restrictions on registering international names, only registration method indicated in official site is to come in person to the Q-Tel office.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 NameISP
registrar 2 ATAK
registrar 3 101 Domain Registration

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Trade Marks Office, Department of Commerce under the supervision of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce. Qatar is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Mena City Lawyers
lawyer 2 Simmons & Simmons

Official TLD logo

.qa index

Country information

country Qatar
capital Doha
official language Arabic
recognized languages
government Absolute monarchy
legislature Consultative Assembly of Qatar
EU accession
area 11,437 km2
are rank 164th
population 1696563
population rank 148th
population density 123.2/km2
population density rank 123rd

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $102.147 billion
GDP per capita 90149
gini (2005)
HDI (2010) 0.803 (very high
HDI rank 38th
currency Riyal (QAR)
time zone AST (UTC+3)
drives on the Right
calling code 974