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Al Messila (Doha)

Al Messila

المسيلة
District
Al Messila is located in Doha
Al Messila
Al Messila
Al Messila is located in Qatar
Al Messila
Al Messila
Coordinates: 25°17′52″N 51°28′59″E / 25.29778°N 51.48306°E / 25.29778; 51.48306
CountryQatar Qatar
MunicipalityAd-Dawhah
ZoneZone 36
District no.34
Area
 • Total2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total4,716
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)

Al Messila (Arabic: المسيلة‎) is a district in Qatar, located in the municipality of Doha.[1] For the most part, large gated compounds and schools occupy this district. It is bordered to the north by Madinat Khalifa South, to the east by Fereej Bin Omran and New Al Hitmi, to the south by Al Sadd, and to the west by Lebday in Al Rayyan Municipality.[2]

Landmarks

  • Al Mesilla Compound on Al Rayyan Road.[2]
  • Al Rayyan Village on Jassim Bin Hamad Street.[2]
  • QIC Gardens on Al Murour Street.[2]
  • Granada Souq on Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street.[2]

Transport

Major roads that run through the district are Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street, Jassim Bin Hamad Street, 22 February Street, and Al Rayyan Road.[3]

Currently, the underground Al Messila Metro Station is under construction, having been launched during Phase 1. Once completed, it will be part of Doha Metro's Green Line.[4]

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, the district comprised 973 housing units[5] and 119 establishments.[6] There were 4,716 people living in the district, of which 56% were male and 44% were female. Out of the 4,716 inhabitants, 70% were 20 years of age or older and 30% were under the age of 20. The literacy rate stood at 98%.[7]

Employed persons made up 55% of the total population. Females accounted for 31% of the working population, while males accounted for 69% of the working population.[7]

Year Population
1986[8] 1,460
1997[9] 2,549
2004[10] 2,982
2010[1] 4,716

Education

The following schools are located in Al Messila:

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
DeBakey High School for Health Professions International Primary – Secondary Both Official website [11]
English Modern School - Doha branch International Kindergarten – Secondary Both Official website [12]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Geographic Information System". Ministry of Municipality and Environment. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Index map of Qatar". ArcGIS.com. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  4. ^ "QAR Metro". arcgis.com. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Housing units, by type of unit and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Establishments by status of establishment and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Geo Statistics Application". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  8. ^ "1986 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  9. ^ "1997 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  10. ^ "2004 population census". Qatar Statistics Authority. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  11. ^ "DeBakey High School for Health Professions". Supreme Education Council. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  12. ^ "English Modern School - Doha". Supreme Education Council. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.