List of islands of Qatar

This is a list of islands of Qatar, inhabited and uninhabited.

References

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Al Aaliya Island

Al Aaliya Island (Arabic: جزيرة العالية‎‎, romanized: Jazīrat ‘Alya) is an island located off the coast of the municipality of Al Daayen in Qatar, north of The Pearl.It is a small, low-lying island, of a brown colour, with a little peak at its east end, lying 3½ miles north of Al Safliya Island; it is visible 6 or 7 miles. Between these two islands is the artificial island of The Pearl, which was built in the late 2000s. In the past its eastern peak was useful as a mark entering the Al Bidda harbour.

Al Khor Island

Al Khor Island (Arabic: جزيرة الخور‎), also known as Jazirat bin Ghanim and Purple Island, is an island located in the municipality of Al Khor on the northeast coast of Qatar. It accommodates the only archaeological site in the country attributable to the second millennium BC. There are four main periods of occupation on the island, dating from as early as c. 2000 BC to as late as 1900 AD. The island is best known for being the site of operation of a Kassite-controlled purple dye industry in the second millennium BC.

Al Safliya Island

Al Safliya Island (Arabic: اَلْجَزِيرَة اَلسَّافِلِيَّة‎, romanized: Jazīrat as Sāfliya) is an island located off the coast of Doha, the capital city of Qatar.The island is located 3 miles north of Ras Abu Aboud. A popular tourist destination among locals, journey by boat from Doha takes roughly 30 to 40 minutes.

Halul Island

Halul Island (Arabic: جَزِيرَة حَالُول‎‎, romanized: Jazīrat Ḩālūl) is one of the most important islands belonging to the State of Qatar. Lying about 80 km (50 mi) northeast of Doha, it serves as a storage area and loading terminal for oil from the surrounding offshore fields. One of the main bases for the Qatari Navy is located in Halul. The Coasts and Borders Security also have a base of operations on the island.It was frequented by pearling boats in the early 1900s.

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