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Unformatted text preview: the country before anyway) and has continued the modernization progress started by his father, including womens suffrage and a new constitution. The country is way more liberal than Saudi Arabia, but less than the UAE. Qatar is a huge tract of desert, so most of the cities are on the coast. Its also full of oil, making it the country with the highest GDP per capita in the world. Football fans may know the country as the future host of the 2022 World Cup, a selection that is widely believed to have been influenced by cash. Fans of sport in general (especially in Asia) may also remember the capital, Doha, as candidate city for the 2020 Olympic Games, and was host of the 2006 Asian Games. Al Jazeera is also based in Qatar....
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