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West Bay Lagoon

Leqtaifiya

لقطيفية‎

West Bay Lagoon
District
View of West Bay Lagoon from the Grand Hyatt Hotel
View of West Bay Lagoon from the Grand Hyatt Hotel
Leqtaifiya is located in Doha
Leqtaifiya
Leqtaifiya
Leqtaifiya is located in Qatar
Leqtaifiya
Leqtaifiya
Coordinates: 25°21′30″N 51°30′29″E / 25.35833°N 51.50806°E / 25.35833; 51.50806
Country Qatar
MunicipalityAd-Dawhah
ZoneZone 66
District no.105
Area
 • Total8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)

West Bay Lagoon, also known as Leqtaifiya (Arabic: لقطيفية‎; also spelled as Legtaifiyah or Al Qutaifiya) is a district of Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Spanning from the Doha Corniche to West Bay Lagoon, the area has villas on one side, and low rises on the other. The district is well known for its luxurious waterfront villas, which are some of the most expensive in the country. As one of the few freehold areas in Doha, properties are available for purchase by non-Qataris.[2]

Together with Onaiza and Al Qassar, it makes up Zone 66 which has a total population of 22,024.[3]

Transport

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

Education

The following schools are located in West Bay Lagoon (Leqtaifiya):

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
Abi Haneefa Model Boys School Independent Kindergarten – Primary Male-only N/A [5]
Kingdom Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [6]
Newton International Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both Official website [7]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "District Area Map". Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Qatar's new real estate law to boost property market". The Peninsula. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  3. ^ "2015 population census" (PDF). Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  4. ^ "QAR Metro". arcgis.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Abi Haneefa Model Independent Boys". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Kingdom Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Newton International Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.