Bahrain became an independent state in 1971, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Bahrain is 1,248,348 (2012) and the nation has a density of 1643 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Bahrain is the Bahraini Dinar (BHD). As well, the people of Bahrain are refered to as Bahraini.
The dialing code for the country is 973 and the top level internet domain for Bahraini sites is .bh.
Bahrain does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Bahrain section.
|Density||1,642.6 / km2 ( 4,254.2 / mi2 )|
|GDP||33,868,989,362 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||27,131 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||760 km2 (293 mi2)|
What is the capital of Bahrain?
Manama is the capital city of Bahrain. It has a population of 147,074, and is located on a latitue of 26.22 and longitude of 50.58.
Manama is also the political center of Bahrain, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Manama, the Capital Of Bahrain
|Elevation||5 meters over sea level|
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