Manama is the capital and largest city of with an approximate population of 157,000 people, roughly a quarter of the country's population. Manama emerged as the capital of independent Bahrain after periods of domination by Portugal and Persians.

Landmarks in the Area

The Al-Fateh Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time.

Beit Al Qur'an is a multi-purpose complex dedicated to the Islamic arts and is located in , .

The Bahrain World Trade Center is a 240-metre-high, 50-floor, twin tower complex located in , .

The Bahrain National Museum is the largest and oldest public museum in .

The Central Bank of Bahrain is the central bank of .

Localities in the Area

Juffair is a suburban neighborhood of , .

Hoora a district of , the capital of .

Zinj is a suburb in the city of , .

Salmaniya is a neighborhood of , that houses the largest hospital in Bahrain, Salmaniya Medical Complex, and the Psychiatric Hospital .

Mahooz is a neighborhood of , . The grave and shrine of the 13th century Shia theologian Maitham Al Bahrani is located in Mahooz.


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