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Is a small town situated halfway between Doha and Mesaieed. It is the center for a booming commercial fishing industry and has an old fishing port, which is still in use to date. The town is famous for its fine mosques and many houses reflecting the old Islamic architecture style. There is also a museum displaying among other things traditional Arabic style doors.
Al Wakrah's eastern edge is the shores of the Persian Gulf. On land, it borders the following municipalities:
The area marked red in the map includes both Al Wakrah and Mesaieed; the latter municipality includes almost all of the seacoast.
The city of Al Wakra, Qatar was Founded by
Al Khater family, and that by the Islamic Group Ali Bin Nasser Al Nasser Al
Buainin which Malbut he led his tribe in a mass exodus from Al Wakra to Abu
Dhabi in 1254 AH / 1838, of this city is abandoned entirely until they return to
it in 1258 AH / in 1842 from the island of Kish .. Still lives in Al Wakra a lot
of tribal members. Al Wakra today: the issuance of the plan urban development of
the city of Al Wakra in the year in 2008 where he withstood a plan architectural
vision for the development of the city of Al Wakra during the last thirty years
the next most prominent features of this plan is to develop a beach in Al Wakra
and the development of the city center and expand to the south of the city and
increase the buildings to become Wakra able to accommodate more 600 thousand
people in the future as well as a sports city in Al Wakra.