The Kingdom of Bahrain is a archipelago in the Persian Gulf, tucked into a pocket of the sea flanked by and . It displays relative 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 Bahrain with an approximate population of 157,000 people, roughly a quarter of the country's population. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a metropolitan area in Bahrain, an island connected to the northeast of the capital of . Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, is the largest city in the Kingdom of Bahrain by area size. Photo: Shijaz, Public domain.

The has the largest area of the four governorates of Bahrain, and the smallest population.

Notable Places in the Area

The Mountain of Smoke is a hill in the of Bahrain.

is a public use airport located 3 nm south-southwest of Awali, Bahrain. is situated 2½ km west of Bahrain.


The are an archipelago of desert islands owned by Bahrain, situated off the west coast of in the Gulf of Bahrain of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is in Bahrain. It is famous for the traditional marketplace.

Madinat Hamad or is a primarily commuter city within northern Bahrain.

Localities in the Area

Dar Kulaib is a village situated in the western side of the Kingdom of Bahrain. is situated 5 km northwest of Bahrain.

is a village on the western coast of Bahrain. is situated 7 km west of Bahrain.


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