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Al Ghuwariyah

Al Ghuwariyah
Map of Qatar with Al Ghuwariyah highlighted
Map of Qatar with Al Ghuwariyah highlighted
Coordinates (Al Ghuwairiya):
Country  Qatar
Municipality Al Khor
 • Total 622 km2 (240 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,834
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone East Africa Time (UTC+03)
ISO 3166 code QA-GH
Al Ghuwariyah Park

Al Ghuwariyah (الغويرية) is a city located in [1]

Al Ghuwariyah's western edge is the shores of the Persian Gulf. On land, it borders the following municipalities:

It has been mostly populated by the Al-Naimi tribe of Qatar since the early 1920s.


  • Demographics 1
    • 2010 census 1.1
    • Registered live births 1.2
  • Education 2
  • References 3


The following table shows the population of Al Ghuwariyah.[2][2] As of 2010, the city had a population of 4,834.[3]

Al Ghuwariyah Population
March 2010 March 2004 March 1997 March 1986
4,834 2,159 1,716 1,629

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, the settlement comprised 315 housing units[4] and 173 establishments.[5] There were 4,834 people living in the settlement, of which 80% were male and 20% were female. Out of the 4,834 inhabitants, 93% were 20 years of age or older and 7% were under the age of 20. The literacy rate stood at 95.1%.[6]

Employed persons made up 91% of the total population. Females accounted for 3% of the working population, while males accounted for 97% of the working population.[6]

Registered live births

The following table shows the registered live births by nationality and sex for this municipality.[7][8] Place of births is based on home municipality of mother at birth.

Registered live births by nationality and sex
Year Qatari Male Qatari Female Totoal Qatari Non Qatari Male Non Qatari Female Total Non Qatar Total Male Total Female Grand Total
2001 4 1 5 2 2 4 6 3 9
2002 5 2 7 3 4 7 8 6 14
2003 6 3 9 2 5 7 8 8 16
2004 23 30 53 19 15 34 42 45 87
2005 5 5 10 7 2 9 12 7 19
2006 7 4 11 3 7 10 10 11 21


The follows school(s) are located in Al Ghuwariyah:

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
Al Ghuwairia Girls School Independent Kindergarten – Secondary Female-only N/A [9]


  1. ^ Municipalities of Qatar
  2. ^ a b [4]
  3. ^ "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Information Exchange. Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Housing units, by type of unit and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Establishments by status of establishment and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Geo Statistics Application".  
  7. ^ [5]
  8. ^ [6]
  9. ^ "Qatari Schools". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
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