Muharraq is a metropolitan area in , an island connected to the northeast of the capital of . Bahrain's former capital and third largest city, Muharraq has a long history dating back to approximately 3000 BCE.

Landmarks in the Area

Bahrain International Airport is the international airport of .

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 , .

Arad Fort is a 15th-century fort in , . Formerly guarding a separate island of its own, the fort and its surroundings have since been joined to Muharraq Island.

Localities in the Area

Al Hidd is a town in , located on a sand spit on the southeastern extremity of Muharraq Island.

Arad is a town in , located on Muharraq Island.It was originally a small farming village inhabited by Baharna Shia.

Hoora a district of , the capital of .

The Diplomatic Area is an area that is located within the Central Business District of , the capital city of , an island kingdom in the .

Gudaibiya is a neighbourhood in , the capital city of .


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