The Kingdom of Bahrain is a archipelago in the Persian Gulf, tucked into a pocket of the sea flanked by and . It displays relatively social liberalism compared with more conservative neighboring countries, where Islamic law is applied in a much stricter way.

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is the capital and largest city of with an approximate population of 157,000 people, roughly a quarter of the country's population.


is a metropolitan area in , an island connected to the northeast of the capital of .

is in . It is famous for the traditional marketplace.

The are in , southeast of the main island near .

Sitra is a town on Sitra island split between the South Governorate and the Capital Governorate in .

is the second largest city in . East is home to Bahrain's National Stadium, where most football matches and important sports events in Bahrain take place.

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  • Location: ,
  • Population: 738,000
  • Latitude: 26° 1' 48" (26.03°) north
  • Longitude: 50° 33' (50.55°) east
  • Elevation: 77 meters (253 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 665 km² (257 miles²)
  • Languages: Arabic, English, Persian and Urdu
  • Currency: Dinar (BHD)
  • Phone code: 973
  • Internet domain: .bh
  • Wikidata: Bahrain
  • Wikimedia Commons: Bahrain

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Afrikaans: Bahrein, Akan: Baren, Albanian: Bahraini, Albanian: Bahrein, Amharic: ባህሬን, Arabic: البحرين, Arabic: دَوْلَة اَلْبَحْرَيْن, Arabic: مملكة البحرين, Aragonese: Bahrein, Armenian: Բահրեյն, Arpitan: Bahreyin, Arpitan: fd, Asturian: Bahrein, Azerbaijani: Bahreyn, Bambara: Bareyini, Belarusian: Бахрэйн, Bengali: বাহরাইন, Bengali: বাহারিন, Bosnian: Bahrein, Breton: Bahrein, Bulgarian: Бахрейн, Burmese: ဘာရိန်း, Central Khmer: បារ៉ែន, Chinese: 巴林, Cornish: Bahreyn, Croatian: Bahrein, Czech: Bahrajn, Dutch: Bahrein, Dzongkha: བཧ་རེན, English: Kingdom of Bahrain, Esperanto: Barejno, Estonian: Bahrein, Ewe: Bahrain nutome
French: Bahreïn, Fulah: Bahreyn, Galician: Bahrain - البحرين, Galician: Bahrein, Ganda: Baareeni, Georgian: ბაჰრეინი, German: Bahrain, Greek: Μπαχρέιν, Gujarati: બેહરીન, Hausa: Baharan, Hebrew: בחריין, Hebrew: בחרין, Hindi: बहरीन, Hindi: बाहरेन, Hungarian: Bahrein, Icelandic: Barein, Iloko: Bahrayn, Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bahrein, Irish: Bairéin, Italian: Bahrein, Japanese: バーレーン, Kannada: ಬಹರೈನ್, Kashmiri: बहरैन, Kazakh: Бахрейн, Kikuyu: Bahareni, Korean: 바레인, Kurdish: Behreyn, Kurdish: بەحرەین, Lao: ບາເລນ, Latin: Baharina, Latvian: Bahreina, Limburgan: Bahrein, Lingala: Bahrɛnɛ
Lithuanian: Bahreinas, Luba-Katanga: Bahrene, Macedonian: Бахрaин, Macedonian: Бахреин, Malayalam: ബഹ്റൈന്‍, Malayalam: ബഹ്റൈൻ, Maltese: Baħrajn, Marathi: बहारीन, Nepali (macrolanguage): बाह्रेन, North Ndebele: Bhahareni, Norwegian Bokmål: Bahrein, Occitan (post 1500): Bahrayn, Occitan (post 1500): Barein, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܚܪܝܢ, Oriya (macrolanguage): ବାହାରିନ୍, Ossetian: Бахрейн, Pampanga: Barein, Persian: بحرین, Polish: Bahrajn, Portuguese: Bahrein, Pushto: بحرین, Quechua: Bahrayn, Rundi: Bahareyini, Russian: Бахрейн, Sango: Bahrâina, Sanskrit: बहरैन, Scottish Gaelic: Bachrain, Serbian: Бахреин, Serbo-Croatian: Bahrein, Shona: Bahareni, Sinhala: බහරේන්, Slovak: Bahrajn, Slovenian: Bahrajn
Somali: Baxreyn, Spanish: Bahréin, Spanish: Baréin, Swahili (macrolanguage): Bahareni, Tagalog: Barein, Tajik: Баҳрайн, Tamil: பகுரைன், Tamil: பஹ்ரைன், Telugu: బహరేన్, Thai: บาห์เรน, Thai: ประเทศบาห์เรน, Tibetan: བྷཱ་རེན།, Tigrinya: ባህሬን, Tonga (Tonga Islands): Paleini, Turkish: Bahreyn, Udmurt: Бахрейн, Uighur: بەھرېيىن, Ukrainian: Бахрейн, Urdu: بحرین, Vietnamese: Ba-ren, Volapük: Bahruäns, Waray (Philippines): Barein, Western Frisian: Bachrein, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Báránì, Zulu: i-Bahrain, Al Baḩrayn, Dawlat al Baḩrayn, Mamlakat al Baḩrayn, Shekdom of Bahrain, State of Bahrain
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