Al Hilal (district)

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Al Hilal
الهلال
District
Al Hilal is located in Qatar
Al Hilal
Al Hilal
Al Hilal
Coordinates: 25°17′12″N 51°32′0″E / 25.28667°N 51.53333°E / 25.28667; 51.53333Coordinates: 25°17′12″N 51°32′0″E / 25.28667°N 51.53333°E / 25.28667; 51.53333
Country Qatar
City Doha
Area
 • Total 1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,257
 • Density 6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)

Al Hilal is a district of Doha. It is home to the Doha Mall, the city's first shopping centre.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Year Population
1986[2] 4,907
1997[3] 6,913
2004[4] 8,567
2010[5] 11,257

Education[edit]

One of Qatar's largest public libraries is located in Al Hilal under the name Al Khansa Library for Women. Established in 1981,[6] its collection consists of 60,000 Arabic-language books and 5,000 English-language books.[7]

The follows schools are located in Al Hilal:

Name of School Curriculum Grade Genders Official Website Ref
Al Jazeera Kindergarten Independent Kindergarten Both N/A [8]
Al Thuraya Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [9]
Birla Public School - Al Hilal International Kindergarten – Secondary Both Official website [10]
Newton International School - Al Hilal International Kindergarten – Secondary Both Official website [11]
Step One Private Kindergarten International Kindergarten Both N/A [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Guide to Doha". Qatar Visitor. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "1986 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "1997 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "2004 population census". Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "2010 population census" (PDF). Qatar Statistics Authority. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Abdullahi, Ismaïl (2009). Global Library and Information Science - a Textbook for Students and Educators. IFLA Publications; 136/137. München: K.G. Saur. p. 424. ISBN 978-3-598-22042-5. 
  7. ^ "Wait for public library could get longer". The Peninsula. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "Al Jazeera Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Al Thuraya Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Birla Public School - Al Hilal". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Newton International School - Al Hilal". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Step One Private Kindergarten". Supreme Education Council. Retrieved 18 July 2015.