Doha is the capital city and most populous city of the State of Qatar. Doha has a population of 1,351,000 in a city proper with the population close to 1.5 million. The city is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country. It is Qatar's fastest growing city. The city of Doha was formed after seceding from another local settlement known as Al Bidda. Doha is famous for its tourist attractions such as Doha Corniche, Aspire Park, Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art.