Doha, located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, is the capital of Qatar and is Qatar’s fastest growing city, with tremendous growth and development in recent years, emerging as a modern World City. Doha hosts over 50% of the nation’s population and is the economic centre of the country. Downtown, the waterfront hosts numerous parks and the beautiful Corniche Promenade. A man-made island, called the Pearl, the Museum of Islamic Art houses an extensive collection from across the Muslim world. At Souq Waqif, a traditional market, vendors offer goods like clothing, crafts and spices. Doha is set to host a large number of venues for the 2022 FIFA World cup.