Country in the Middle East
Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is an island country in Western Asia. It is situated on the Persian Gulf, and comprises a small archipelago made up of 50 natural islands and an additional 33 artificial islands, centered on Bahrain Island which makes up around 83 percent of the country's landmass. Wikipedia
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Why Bahrain is famous?
Bahrain is renowned for its verdant groves of date palms; since ancient times it has been an entrepôt for trade and a source of natural resources for the surrounding area. Bahrain Island is widely believed to be the site of the ancient kingdom of Dilmun, a commercial centre that traded with ancient Sumer.
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Is Bahrain rich or poor?
Bahrain is a rich country in the middle east and the north africa (MENA) region and its economy depends on oil & gas, international banking and tourism.
Is Bahrain a Arab country?
Ethnic groups: Bahraini 63%, Asian 19%, other Arab 10%, Iranian 8%. Religions: 98% Muslim (Shia 70%, Sunni 30%), small Christian, Jewish and Hindu communities. Languages: Arabic (official), English, Farsi, and Urdu are also widely spoken. Natural resources: Oil, natural gas, fish, pearls.
Does Bahrain belong to Saudi Arabia?
Kingdom of Bahrain مملكة البحرين (Arabic) Mamlakat al-Bahrayn
• King
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
• Crown Prince and Prime Minister
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa
It is situated on the Persian Gulf, and comprises a small archipelago made up of 50 natural islands and an additional 33 artificial islands, centered on Bahrain ...
Religion (2020): 69.7% Islam (official); 14.1% Christianity; 10.2% Hinduism; 3.1% Buddhism; 2.0% No religion; 0.9% Others
Demonym(s): Bahraini
Ethnic groups (2020): 53.2% Arabs; –47.4% Bahrainis; –5.8% other Arabs; 43.4% Asians; 1.4% Africans; 1.1% North Americans; ...
Government: Unitary Islamic parliamentary semi-constitutional monarchy
5 days ago · Bahrain, small Arab state situated in a bay on the southwestern coast of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago consisting of Bahrain Island ...
Currency Exchange Rate: 1 USD equals 0.376 Bahraini dinar
Capital: Manama
Head Of State: King: Hamad ibn ʿIsa Al Khalifah
Population: (2022 est.) 1,442,000
Destination Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, an island country in the Persian Gulf. The island state is situated east of Saudi Arabia and north of ...
The Bahraini Embassy in Washington, DC, opened in 1977. The American Mission Hospital has operated continuously in Bahrain for more than a century. U.S. ...
All independent Bahraini media have been banned since 2017 from operating in the country and all opposition groups dissolved. In 2021, three detainees died in ...
The Kingdom of Bahrain is a Middle Eastern archipelago in the Persian Gulf, tucked into a pocket of the sea flanked by Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Country code: +973
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Capital: Manama
Population: 1,046,814 (including 517,368 non-nationals) (January 2008 est.)
Nov 12, 2018 · Bahrain - which name means "two seas" - was one of the first states in the Gulf to discover oil and to build a refinery.
Bahrain was once viewed as a promising model for political reform and democratic transition, but it has become one of the Middle East's most repressive ...
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