Map of Qatar with Al-Daayen highlighted
|Coordinates (Al-Daayen): Coordinates:|
|Capital||Al Daayen City|
|• Total||167.1 km2 (64.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC+3)|
|ISO 3166 code||QA-RA|
Al Daayen (Arabic: الضعاين) is a municipality in the state of Qatar. It was the seventh municipality established by the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning after the municipalities of Doha, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, Umm Salal, Al Khor, and Al Shamal. The municipality was established in 1963 by virtue of law No. 11.
With the demographic and urban growth of the country over the last years, there was the need to create Al-Daayen Municipality. The Emir of Qatar ratified the government's resolution No.13 in 2004 on the creation of the municipality, which have a legal personality and follows the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning.