Bahrain Country Profile

Capital: Manama

Currency: Bahrani Dinar (BHD)

Travel Advice: Bahrain Travel Advice

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It is an island nation located in the Persian Gulf with 33 natural islands and 51 artificial ones. By 2018 it had a population of 1.569 million with an area of 717 km2.

The capital city, which is also the largest city, is Manama. The city is the country’s main port and is a major centre of trading at the Persian Gulf. Muharraq city is famous for the traditional buildings like Sheikh Isa Bin Ali House with a decorated panel and carved doors, Siyadi House and Arad Fort.

The King Fahd Causeway (24 km long) connects Bahrain and Saudi Arabia across the Persian Gulf.

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