qatar language


Throughout the years, Qatar has been influenced by the inflow of several cultures. Among its population of 2,7 million people, only 10% are local Qataris. Therefore many languages are spoken, such as English, Persian, Baluchi, Brahui, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, Pashto, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Bengali, Tagalog, and Indonesian. However, Qatar has its own local dialect, which makes up approximately 7 million native speakers and is known as Qatari Arabic or Gulf Arabic, as mentioned above.