Hazm Al Markhiya
|• Total||4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)|
In Arabic, "hazm" refers to a natural hill. The other constituent is a reference to the neighboring district of Al Markhiya, which received its name from a tree that grows abundantly in the region known locally as "markh" (Leptadenia pyrotechnica).
Major roads that run through the district are University Street, Al Khafji Street and Al Markhiya Street.
As of the 2010 census, the district comprised 900 housing units and 71 establishments. There were 8,586 people living in the district, of which 48% were male and 52% were female. Out of the 8,586 inhabitants, 67% were 20 years of age or older and 33% were under the age of 20. The literacy rate stood at 95.8%.
Employed persons made up 52% of the total population. Females accounted for 49% of the working population, while males accounted for 51% of the working population.
The following schools are located in Hazm Al Markhiya:
|Name of School||Curriculum||Grade||Genders||Official Website||Ref|
|Kanga's Pouch Nursery||British||Kindergarten||Both||Official website|||
|Edison International Academy||British||Kindergarten – Primary||Both||Official website|||
|Tiny Town British Nursery||British||Kindergarten||Both||N/A|||
|The Community College of Qatar for Boys||Qatari||College||Male-only||Official website|||
|Al Bayan First Independent Elementary School for Girls||Qatari||Primary||Female-only||N/A|||
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