Bahrain

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

Summit
The is a hill in the of Bahrain.

Aerodrome
is a public use airport located 3 nm south-southwest of , Bahrain. Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Motorsport
The is a motorsport venue opened in 2004 and used for drag racing, GP2 Series and the annual Bahrain Grand Prix. Photo: Ryan Bayona, CC BY 2.0.

Destinations

The are an archipelago of desert islands owned by Bahrain, situated off the west coast of in the 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

Town
is a situated in the western side of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Town
is a village on the western coast of Bahrain.

Bahrain

Latitude
26.03° or 26° 1' 48" north
Longitude
50.55° or 50° 33' east
Population
1,230,000
IATA airport code
BAH
United Nations Location Code
BH BAH
Elevation
77 metres (253 feet)
Capital
Area
665 km² (257 miles²)
Currency
Dinar (BHD)
Phone code
973
Internet domain
.bh
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424297207
Geo­Names ID
290291
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Beḥrin
  • Achinese: Bahrain
  • Adyghe: Бахрейн
  • Afar: Baxreyn
  • Afrikaans: Bahrein
  • Akan: Baren
  • Albanian: Bahraini
  • Albanian: Bahrein
  • Amharic: ባህሬን
  • Amharic: ባሕሬን
  • Arabic: Barein
  • Arabic: البحرين
  • Arabic: دَوْلَة اَلْبَحْرَيْن
  • Arabic: مملكة البحرين
  • Aragonese: Bahrein
  • Armenian: Բահրեյն
  • Armenian: Պահրէյն
  • Arpitan: Bahreyin
  • Arpitan: fd
  • Assamese: বাহৰেইন
  • Asturian: Bahrein
  • Asturian: Baḥréin
  • Awadhi: बहराइन
  • Azerbaijani: Bahreyn
  • Azerbaijani: Bəhreyn
  • Bambara: Bareyini
  • Bashkir: Бахрейн
  • Basque: Bahrain
  • Bavarian: Bahrain
  • Belarusian: Бахрэйн
  • Bengali: বাহরাইন
  • Bengali: বাহারিন
  • Bhojpuri: बहरीन
  • Bishnupriya: বাহরাইন
  • Bosnian: Bahrein
  • Bosnian: bh
  • Brahui: Baeren
  • Breton: Bahrein
  • Buginese: Bahrain
  • Bulgarian: Бахрейн
  • Burmese: ဘာရိန်း
  • Burmese: ဘာရိန်းနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Bahrain
  • Catalan: Regne de Bahrain
  • Cebuano: Bahrayn
  • Cebuano: Bareyn
  • Central Bikol: Baharein
  • Central Bikol: Bahrein
  • Central Kurdish: بەحرەین
  • Chavacano: Bahréin
  • Chechen: Бахрейн
  • Chechen: Бахьрайн
  • Cherokee: ᏆᎭᎴᎢᏂ
  • Chinese: Bahrain
  • Chinese: Bālín
  • Chinese: 巴林
  • Chuvash: Бахрейн
  • Cornish: Bahreyn
  • Crimean Tatar: Bahreyn
  • Croatian: Bahrein
  • Czech: Bahrajn
  • Danish: Bahrain
  • Dhivehi: ބަޙްރައިން
  • Dimli (individual language): Behreyn
  • Dotyali: बहराइन
  • Dutch: BH
  • Dutch: BHR
  • Dutch: Bahrein
  • Dutch: Koninkrijk Bahrein
  • Dzongkha: བཧ་རེན
  • Dzongkha: བཧ་རེན་
  • Eastern Mari: Бахрейн
  • Egyptian Arabic: البحرين
  • English: BAH
  • English: Kingdom of Bahrain
  • English: bh
  • English: 🇧🇭
  • Erzya: Бахрейн Мастор
  • Esperanto: BAH
  • Esperanto: BH
  • Esperanto: Barejno
  • Esperanto: Reĝlando Barejno
  • Estonian: Bahrein
  • Estonian: Bahreini Kuningriik
  • Ewe: Bahrain nutome
  • Extremaduran: Bahrein
  • Faroese: Bahrain
  • Faroese: Barain
  • Faroese: Barein
  • Fiji Hindi: Bahrain
  • Finnish: Bahrain
  • Finnish: Bahrainin kuningaskunta
  • French: BH
  • French: Bahreïn
  • French: Royaume de Bahreïn
  • French: le Royaume de Bahreïn
  • Fulah: Bahreyn
  • Gagauz: Bahreyn
  • Galician: Bahrain - البحرين
  • Galician: Bahrain
  • Galician: Bahrein
  • Galician: Reino de Bahrain
  • Ganda: Baareeni
  • Georgian: ბაჰრეინი
  • German: Bahrain
  • German: Bahrein
  • German: Königreich Bahrain
  • Goan Konkani: Bahrain
  • Goan Konkani: बहरैन
  • Greek: Μπαχρέιν
  • Guarani: Varéĩ
  • Guianese Creole French: Baréyn
  • Gujarati: બહેરીન
  • Gujarati: બેહરીન
  • Haitian: Barayn
  • Hakka Chinese: Bahrain
  • Hausa: Baharain
  • Hausa: Baharaina
  • Hausa: Baharan
  • Hausa: Baharen
  • Hausa: Bahrain
  • Hawaiian: Baharaina
  • Hebrew: בחריין
  • Hebrew: בחרין
  • Hindi: बहरीन
  • Hindi: बाहरेन
  • Hungarian: Bahrain
  • Hungarian: Bahrein
  • Hungarian: Bahreini Királyság
  • Icelandic: Barein
  • Ido: Bahrain
  • Iloko: Bahrain
  • Iloko: Bahrayn
  • Inari Sami: Bahrain
  • Inari Sami: Bahrain kunâgâskodde
  • Indonesian: Bahrain
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bahrain
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bahrein
  • Interlingue: Bahrain
  • Irish: Bairéin
  • Italian: Bahrain
  • Italian: Bahrein
  • Italian: Regno del Bahrain
  • Jamaican Creole English: Baarien
  • Japanese: バーレーン
  • Japanese: バーレーン王国
  • Javanese: Bahrain
  • Kabardian: Бахрейн
  • Kabyle: Beḥrin
  • Kalaallisut: Bahrain
  • Kalmyk: Бахрейнин Нутг
  • Kalmyk: Бахрейнин Нутуг
  • Kannada: ಬಹರೇನ್
  • Kannada: ಬಹರೈನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Baxreyn
  • Karachay-Balkar: Бахрейн
  • Kashmiri: बहरैन
  • Kashubian: Bahrajn
  • Kazakh: Бахрейн
  • Khmer: បារ៉ែន
  • Kikuyu: Bahareni
  • Kikuyu: Bahrain
  • Kinyarwanda: Bahirayini
  • Kirghiz: Бахрейн
  • Komi: Бахрейн
  • Kongo: Bahrain
  • Korean: 바레인
  • Kurdish: Behreyn
  • Kurdish: بەحرەین
  • Kölsch: Bachrein
  • Ladin: Bahrain
  • Lao: Bahrain
  • Lao: ບາເລນ
  • Lao: ປະເທດບາເຣນ
  • Latin: Baharina
  • Latvian: Bahreina
  • Lezghian: Багьрейн
  • Ligurian: Bahrain
  • Limburgan: Bahrein
  • Lingala: Bahrein
  • Lingala: Bahreïn
  • Lingala: Bahrɛnɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Barain
  • Literary Chinese: 巴林
  • Lithuanian: Bahreinas
  • Livvi: Bahrein
  • Lombard: Bahrain
  • Low German: Bagraain
  • Low German: Bahrain
  • Low German: Bahrein
  • Lower Sorbian: Bahrajn
  • Luba-Katanga: Bahrene
  • Luxembourgish: Bahrain
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bahrein
  • Macedonian: Бахрaин
  • Macedonian: Бахреин
  • Maithili: बहराइन
  • Maithili: बहाराइन
  • Malagasy: Baharainy
  • Malagasy: Bahrain
  • Malay: Bahrain
  • Malayalam: ബഹ്റൈന്‍
  • Malayalam: ബഹ്റൈൻ
  • Maltese: Bahrain
  • Maltese: Baħrajn
  • Maltese: Baħrejn
  • Maltese: Renju tal-Bahrain
  • Manx: Bahrain
  • Marathi: बहरैन
  • Marathi: बहारीन
  • Mazanderani: بحرین
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bahrain
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bahrain
  • Minangkabau: Bahrain
  • Mingrelian: ბაჰრეინი
  • Mongolian: Бахрейн
  • Moroccan Arabic: لبحرين
  • Nauru: Bahrain
  • Nepali: बहराइन
  • Nepali: बहरिन
  • Nepali: बाह्रेन
  • Newari: बहरिन
  • North Ndebele: Bhahareni
  • Northern Frisian: Bachrain
  • Northern Luri: بحرین
  • Northern Sami: Bahrain
  • Northern Sami: Bahraina gonagasriika
  • Northern Sami: Bahrain gonagasriika
  • Norwegian: Bahrain
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bahrain
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bahrein
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kongedømmet Bahrain
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bahrain
  • Novial: Barayn
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bahrain
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bahrayn
  • Occitan (post 1500): Barein
  • Occitan (post 1500): 🇧🇭
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܚܪܝܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Bahrain
  • Oriya: ବାହାରିନ
  • Oriya: ବାହାରିନ୍
  • Oromo: Baahireen
  • Ossetian: Бахрейн
  • Pali: बहरैन
  • Pampanga: Bahrain
  • Pampanga: Barein
  • Panjabi: ਬਹਿਰੀਨ
  • Papiamento: Bahrein
  • Persian: بحرین
  • Piemontese: Bahrain
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Barain
  • Polish: Bahrajn
  • Portuguese: Bahrain
  • Portuguese: Bahrein
  • Portuguese: Barein
  • Portuguese: Bareine
  • Portuguese: Barém
  • Portuguese: Reino do Bahrein
  • Portuguese: Reino do Barém
  • Pushto: بحرین
  • Quechua: Bahrayn
  • Romanian: Bahrain
  • Romanian: Bahrein
  • Romansh: Bahrain
  • Rundi: Bahareyini
  • Russia Buriat: Баhрэйн
  • Russia Buriat: Бахрейн
  • Russian: Бахрейн
  • Russian: Королевство Бахрейн
  • Rusyn: Бахрейн
  • Sakizaya: Bahrain
  • Samoan: Bahrain
  • Samogitian: Bahreins
  • Sango: Bahrâina
  • Sanskrit: बहरैन
  • Santali: ᱵᱟᱦᱚᱨᱟᱭᱤᱱ
  • Sardinian: Bahrein
  • Saterfriesisch: Bahrain
  • Scots: Bahrain
  • Scottish Gaelic: Bachrain
  • Serbian: Bahrein
  • Serbian: Бахреин
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bahrein
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႃႇရဵၼ်း
  • Shona: Bahareni
  • Shona: Bahrain
  • Sicilian: Bahrain
  • Silesian: Bahrajn
  • Sindhi: بحرين
  • Sinhala: බහරේන්
  • Skolt Sami: Bahraain koonǥõskåʹdd
  • Skolt Sami: Bahrainn
  • Slovak: Bahrajn
  • Slovenian: Bahrajn
  • Somali: Baxrayn
  • Somali: Baxreyn
  • South Azerbaijani: بحرئین
  • South Azerbaijani: بحرین
  • Spanish: Bahrain
  • Spanish: Bahrein
  • Spanish: Bahráin
  • Spanish: Bahréin
  • Spanish: Barein
  • Spanish: Baréin
  • Spanish: Reino de Barein
  • Spanish: Reino de Baréin
  • Sundanese: Bahrain
  • Swahili: Bahareni
  • Swahili: Bahrain
  • Swati: IBhaharayi
  • Swedish: Bahrain
  • Swedish: Bahrein
  • Swedish: Konungariket Bahrain
  • Swiss German: Bahrain
  • Tagalog: Bahrain
  • Tagalog: Barein
  • Tajik: Баҳрайн
  • Tamil: பஃரேய்ன்
  • Tamil: பகுரைன்
  • Tamil: பகுறைன்
  • Tamil: பக்ரைன்
  • Tamil: பஹ்ரேய்ன்
  • Tamil: பஹ்ரைன்
  • Tamil: பாகாரேயின்
  • Tamil: பாரேன்
  • Tatar: Бәхрәйн
  • Telugu: బహరేన్
  • Telugu: బహ్రయిన్
  • Tetum: Barein
  • Thai: บาห์เรน
  • Thai: ประเทศบาห์เรน
  • Tibetan: བྷཧ་རཡིན།
  • Tibetan: བྷཱ་རེན།
  • Tigrinya: ባህሬን
  • Tok Pisin: Bahrain
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Paleini
  • Tosk Albanian: Bahrain
  • Tsonga: Bahrain
  • Tumbuka: Bahrain
  • Tunisian Arabic: البحرين
  • Turkish: Bahreyn
  • Turkmen: Bahreýn
  • Udmurt: Бахрейн
  • Uighur: بەھرېيىن
  • Uighur: بەھرەيىن
  • Ukrainian: Бахрейн
  • Upper Sorbian: Bahrain
  • Urdu: بحرین
  • Uzbek: Bahrayn
  • Venetian: Bahrein
  • Veps: Bahrein
  • Vietnamese: Ba-ren
  • Vietnamese: Bahrain
  • Vlaams: Bahreyn
  • Volapük: Bahruäns
  • Võro: Bahrein
  • Waray (Philippines): Barein
  • Welsh: Bahrain
  • Western Armenian: Պահրէյն
  • Western Balochi: بهرین
  • Western Frisian: Bachrein
  • Western Frisian: De Barein
  • Western Panjabi: بحرین
  • Wolof: Bahrayni
  • Wu Chinese: 巴林
  • Yakut: Баhрейн
  • Yiddish: באכריין
  • Yoruba: Báháráìnì
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Báránì
  • Yue Chinese: 巴林
  • Zeeuws: Bahrein
  • Zhuang: Bahrain
  • Zulu: i-Bahrain
  • Al Baḩrayn
  • Dawlat al Baḩrayn
  • Mamlakat al Baḩrayn
  • Shekdom of Bahrain
  • State of Bahrain

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