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Doha urban spread. Satellite images of Doha, the capital city of Qatar, in 2002 (left) and 2014 (right), showing how the urban area (grey) has expanded over the years to cover more of the surrounding countryside (green). Doha lies on the Arabian Peninsula, at the shores of the Persian Gulf (blue), an extension of the Indian Ocean.
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