Atlas Qatar offers geographic data on development projects

Atlas Qatar offers geographic data on development projects

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Doha: The Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS) of Qatar has issued its third edition in Atlas series Atlas Qatar and Digital Atlas, using the latest techniques of GIS.

Atlas Qatar is an integrated image of Qatar. It represents the geographic dimension of social, economic and environmental phenomena which have steadily changed during the recent years. Atlas Qatar shows results of Qatar’s previous censuses, including the General Census for Population, Housing and Establishments 2010. The statistical data of the country are represented in thematic maps, graphs supported by its explanatory paragraphs according to topic of each subject. Atlas Qatar provides statistics and information available to a large segment of users from all walks of life, including planners, decision makers, researchers, students, visitors and tourists in general. It is deemed one of the key sources of information and statistical & geographic data required for development processes that Qatar is witnessing in several areas. It monitors the country’s huge development and its trends related to infrastructure and urban communities and population, the fact that requires statistical follow-up through collection, analysis and publishing of data. It is one of the main sources to support the strategic sectors for Qatar National Vision 2030

Source: Gulf Times