Al-Rayyan () is the largest municipality in the state of Qatar. Al Rayyan means ‘the source of irrigation’ and as per Islam it also means ‘a door in heaven’ or ‘one of the Gates of Paradise’ . Al-Rayyan is bordered by the following municipalities: Umm Salal – northeast Doha – east Al Wakrah – southeast Jariyan al Batnah – southwest Al Jumaliyah – northwest