Established in 1988, the Al Shamal is a capital city of the municipality of Madinat ash Shamal in Qatar with Al shamal roud running directly through its middle and sharing its borders with neighboring Ar Ru'ays (to the east) and Abu Dhalouf (to the west). The city has only a tiny number of amenities such as its first public library (opened in 1979), the Al Shamal football stadium (capacity to hold 45, 120 people), Al Shamal City Garden (that covers an area of 56, 000 m2), which is one of the larger parks and, also a tourist attraction, due to its mild and pleasant climate. It provides comfort, vibrant and joyful environment, scent of flowers and beautiful nature. Restaurants and cafeterias are also situated in the park, along with children’s play area, water coolers, restaurant, cafeteria, car parking. The Al Shamal road 1 runs all the way to Doha.