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Qatar - information for tourists traveling to the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Many tourists from different countries will visit Qatar this year. The reason is that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held this year in Qatar. Not everyone knows what kind of country it is, where it is located and how to get there. We will give you basic information about Qatar.

A simple game calendar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar is a small state in the Middle East. Qatar is located on the Qatari Peninsula and bordered on three sides by the Persian Gulf. The closest countries to Qatar are Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Doha is the capital of Qatar.

🌎 You can see the location on the map.

Distance to some cities:

  • Doha - Dubai - 230 mi (380 km).
  • Doha - Riyadh - 303 mi. (488 km).
  • Doha - Helsinki - 2,722 mi (4,380 km)
  • Doha - Berlin - 2,728 mi (4,390 km).
  • Doha - London - 3,240 mi (5,215 km).
  • Doha - New York - 6,642 mi (10,690 km).
  • Doha - Sydney - 7,695 mi (12,385 km).
  • The population is approximately 2.8 million people.
  • The length of Qatar from west to east is approximately 82 km (51 miles), from north to south - 188 km (117 miles).
  • The official language is Arabic.
  • Football is the most popular sport in Qatar.
  • The Qatari rial is the only currency used in the country.

Hamad Airport is the only international airport in Qatar. A bus network connects Hamad International Airport to various destinations. All buses depart from the bus pavilion, which is located to the right of the arrivals hall.

🚕 You can also take a taxi from the airport.

Museums in Doha:

  • The Qatar National Museum is currently being restored.
  • Museum of Modern Arabic Art.
  • Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.

The traditional Souq Waqif market is one of the places to visit in Doha.

👉 What else to do in Qatar? Look here (tours and activities).

Qatar is a Muslim country, and tourists should behave in accordance with local traditions, so as not to look like an ill-mannered person and not create unnecessary problems for themselves. Locals expect tourists (both men and women) to show respect for the local culture.

For example, a few general recommendations.
Attitudes towards clothing in Qatar are relaxed, but excessively revealing clothing in public should be avoided. Both men and women are advised to cover their shoulders and knees with clothing.
Open display in public of close personal relationships is condemned.
You should not appear in public places in a state of intoxication.
Smoking is prohibited in all public places.
All business activities cease during Friday morning prayers (around 10:00 - 12:00).

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held this year, from November 20 to December 18, 2022 in Qatar. The matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held at 8 stadiums, in the cities of Doha, Al-Khaur, El-Wakra, Khalifa, Ahmed bin Ali, Lusail, Education City Stadium. The final match will take place on December 18, 2022 at the National Stadium in Lusail.

For choosing a convenient accommodation in Doha look here.

A simple game calendar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Group stage.

20 November 2022

Qatar - Ecuador (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor). - 0:2.

21 November 2022

Senegal - Netherlands (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) - 0:2.
England - Iran (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 6:2.
United States - Wales (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:1.

22 November 2022

Argentina - Saudi Arabia (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail) - 1:2.
Mexico - Poland (Stadium 974, Doha) - 0:0.
Denmark - Tunisia (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:0.
France - Australia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah) - 4:1.

23 November 2022

Germany - Japan (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:2.
Spain - Costa Rica (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) - 7:0.
Morocco - Croatia (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor) - 0:0.
Belgium - Canada (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:0.

24 November 2022

Switzerland - Cameroon (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah) - 1:0.
Brazil - Serbia (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail) - 2:0.
Uruguay - South Korea (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:0.
Portugal - Ghana (Stadium 974, Doha) - 3:2.

25 November 2022

Qatar - Senegal (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) - 1:3.
Wales - Iran (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:2.
England - United States (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor) - 0:0.
Netherlands - Ecuador (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:1.

26 November 2022

Poland - Saudi Arabia (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 2:0.
Argentina - Mexico (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail)- 2:0.
Tunisia - Australia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah) - 0:1.
France - Denmark (Stadium 974, Doha) - 2:1.

27 November 2022

Japan - Costa Rica (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:1.
Spain - Germany (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor) - 1:1.
Belgium - Morocco (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) - 0:2.
Croatia - Canada (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 4:1.

28 November 2022

Cameroon - Serbia (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah) - 3:3.
Brazil - Switzerland (Stadium 974, Doha) - 1:0.
South Korea - Ghana (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 2:3.
Portugal - Uruguay (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail) - 2:0.

29 November 2022

Ecuador - Senegal (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:2.
Netherlands - Qatar (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor) - 2:0.
Wales - England (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:3.
Iran - United States (Al Thumama Stadium, Doh) - 0:1.

30 November 2022

Poland - Argentina (Stadium 974, Doha) - 0:2.
Saudi Arabia - Mexico (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail) - 1:2.
Australia - Denmark (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah) - 1:0.
Tunisia - France (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 1:0.

1 December 2022

Japan - Spain (Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan).
Costa Rica - Germany (Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor).
Croatia - Belgium (Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan) - 0:0.
Canada - Morocco (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) - 1:2.

2 December 2022

Serbia - Switzerland (Stadium 974, Doha).
Cameroon - Brazil (Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail).
Ghana - Uruguay (Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah).
South Korea - Portugal (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan).

Travel Tips Things to do while traveling in Qatar.

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