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Bahrain's Information

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Land Area 760 km2
Total Area 760km2 (#172)
Population 1,378,904 (#154)
Population Density 1,814.35/km2
Government Type Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $66.37 Billion
GDP Per Capita $50,300
Currency Dinar (BHD)
More Information Bahrain
Largest Cities
  • Name: Bahrain
    (long form) Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Capital City: Manama (157,474 pop.)
    (329,510 metro)
  • Bahrain Population: 1,281,332 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
    (conversion rates)

    Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
    1/2 Dinar
  • Ethnicity: Bahraini 62.4%, non-Bahraini 37.6%
  • GDP total: $32.44 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $28,200 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Manama, Al Muharraq, Ar Rifa, Dar Kulayb, Madinat Hamad, Madinat Isa, Sitrah, Jidd Hafs, Al Hadd
  • Name: From the Arabic word bahrayn, which is the double form of bahr, meaning "sea" or "two seas"
  • National Day: December 16
  • Religion: Muslim (Shia and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, other 9.8%
  • Symbols

Bahrain Trivia

Where is Bahrain?

Bahrain is a small island country located in the Persian Gulf.

Fun Facts about Bahrain

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Bahrain?

Bahrain has a wealth of natural resources including arable land, forests, fish, oil, and natural gas.

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Bahrain?

What is the biggest city in Bahrain?

Manama is the biggest city in Bahrain with a population of over 154,000 people.

Biggest Cities In Bahrain

What Languages are Spoken in Bahrain?

Arabic is the official language of Bahrain, although English is also spoken widely across the country.

What Languages Are Spoken in Bahrain?

Are There Any UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bahrain?

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bahrain are Muharraq Island and the Ancient Qal’at al-Bahrain Harbor City.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Bahrain

What Kind of Government Does Bahrain have?

Bahrain is a constitutional monarchy where the King of Bahrain appoints the government of the country.

What Type Of Government Does Bahrain Have?

About the Author

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