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Hazm Al Markhiya

Hazm Al Markhiya

حزم المرخية
District
Hazm Al Markhiya is located in Doha
Hazm Al Markhiya
Hazm Al Markhiya
Hazm Al Markhiya is located in Qatar
Hazm Al Markhiya
Hazm Al Markhiya
Coordinates: 25°20′10″N 51°29′39″E / 25.33611°N 51.49417°E / 25.33611; 51.49417
CountryQatar Qatar
MunicipalityAd-Dawhah
ZoneZone 67
District no.107
Area
 • Total4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total8,967
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)

Hazm Al Markhiya (Arabic: حزم المرخية‎) is a neighborhood of Doha, Qatar.[2]

Etymology

In Arabic, "hazm" refers to a natural hill.[3] 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).[4]

Landmarks

  • Bin Muftah Medical Center on Al Markhiya Street.[5]
  • Feto Maternal Center on Rawdat Al Tair Street.[5]
  • West Bay Health Centre on Al Asdaf Street.[5]
  • Water Networks Affairs Laboratory on Saihan Street.[5]
  • Green Qatar Centre & Qatar Green Centre Park on Jery Al Hesan Street.[5]
  • Al Markhiya Complex on Saihan Street.[5]
  • Embassy Of The Republic Of Venezuela in Doha on Samura Bin Jundub Street.[5]
  • Embassy of The Central African Republic in Doha on Rawdat Nazwa Street.[5]

Transport

Major roads that run through the district are University Street, Al Khafji Street and Al Markhiya Street.[6]

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, the district comprised 900 housing units[7] and 71 establishments.[8] 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%.[9]

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.[9]

Education

Al Bayan Educational Complex (right) on Negyan Al Afja Street in Hazm Al Markhiya.

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 [10]
Edison International Academy British Kindergarten – Primary Both Official website [11]
Tiny Town British Nursery British Kindergarten Both N/A [12]
The Community College of Qatar for Boys Qatari College Male-only Official website [5]
Al Bayan First Independent Elementary School for Girls Qatari Primary Female-only N/A [5]

References

  1. ^ "District Area Map". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Qatar's opulent Al Hazm soft-opens to visitors". Doha News. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  4. ^ "District map". The Centre for Geographic Information Systems of Qatar. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Qatar Landmarks". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Index map of Qatar". ArcGIS.com. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Housing units, by type of unit and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Establishments by status of establishment and zone (April 2010)" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Geo Statistics Application". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Kanga's Pouch Nursery". Doha Mums. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  11. ^ "Edison International Academy - Dahl Alhamam 2". Ministry of Education and Higher Education (Qatar). Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Tiny Town British Nursery". schoolsinqatar.net. Retrieved 8 January 2019.