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Going to Qatar for the World Cup? This is what your room might look like

STORY: The Gulf state will host the first World Cup in the Middle East, the first in an Arab or Muslim state, and no other tournament has ever been held in the northern hemisphere winter.

Qatar, which is roughly the size of Jamaica, is also the smallest state to have held soccer's biggest event, with fans from the 32 competing nations set to watch games at eight stadiums clustered around the only major city—Doha.

Fans can easily reach all the venues, raising the possibility of watching more than one match in a day, in contrast to recent tournaments in Russia and Brazil where flights were often needed to travel to each venue city.

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