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Bahrain's Information

Flag of Bahrain
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
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Ismail Abdul-Latif footballer
  • Ali Abdulemam blogger, founder Bahrain Online
  • Sayed Mohamed Adnan footballer
  • Majeed Al Alawi politician
  • Ebrahim Al-Arrayedh poet
  • Jawad Al Arrayed politician
  • Abu al-Bahlul al-Awwam rebel
  • Tareq Al-Farsani bodybuilder
  • Al-Ala'a Al-Hadrami envoy sent by prophet Muhammad
  • Mansoor Al-Jamri newspaper editor
  • Abu-Tahir Al-Jannabi former ruler
  • Salih Al-Karzakani theologian
  • Ayat Al-Qurmezi poet, activist
  • Mohamed Ali Al-Shaaban radio, television personality
  • Mahmood Al-Yousif blogger, (The Blogfather)
  • Abbas Ayyad footballer
  • Nazar Al Baharna politician
  • Maytham bin Ali Al Bahrani theologian
  • Yusuf al-Bahrani theologian
  • Hamad Al Fardan race car driver
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  • Ala Ghawas singer, songwriter
  • Mohammad Haddad composer, music critic
  • Qassim Haddad poet
  • Nada Haffadh first female cabinet minister
  • A'ala Hubail footballer
  • Mohamed Hubail footballer
  • Isaac of Nineveh bishop, theologian
  • Sayed Mohammed Jaffer footballer
  • Ali Al Jallawi poet, researcher, writer
  • Abdul Amir al-Jamri spiritual leader
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  • Mohammed Hasan Kamaluddin politician, historian
  • Abdulhadi Khalaf political activist
  • Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa king
  • Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa former emir
  • Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa prince, prime minister
  • Abbas Ahmed Khamis footballer
  • Majeed Marhoon musician
  • Ebrahim Al Mishkhas footballer
  • Hasan Mushaima opposition leader
  • Houda Nonoo ambassador to US
  • Isa Qassim religious leader
  • Nabeel Rajab human rights defender
  • Ali Salman politician
  • Hussain Salman footballer
  • Zayd iben Suhan companion of Muhammed
  • Tarafa poet

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Bahrain Trivia

Where is Bahrain?

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

Fun Facts about 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?

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?

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?

About the Author

John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.

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