About the Kingdom of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is located in the Arabian Gulf in the east of Saudi Arabia in Asia. The name Bahrain is derived from the word Bahr, an arid and flat archipelago with a land area of ​​about 765.5 square kilometers. Its capital is Manama, which is one of its largest cities. The National Council and Supreme Council however the Lower House and the Lower House however the Shura Council was also independent from the Ottoman Empire in AD 1913 and the Kingdom was independent from the United Kingdom Britain General 1971 AD

Why Bahrain was named by that name

The name of Bahrain was named after the name of Bahrain, which is named after the name of the Great Island, where it is believed to be named as a result of the presence of fresh spring water called planets in the center of seawater saline

the climate

The climate of the Kingdom of Bahrain is characterized by low rainfall, extreme humidity and heat. Its climate is known as heat exhaustion. In the summer, its climate is very dry, humidity is high and the temperature is high. In winter, the climate is moderate and rainfall is low. Spring and autumn are short seasons in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Administrative Divisions

The Kingdom of Bahrain is administratively divided into four governorates: the southern governorate, the northern governorate, the capital governorate and the governorate of Muharraq


The population of the Kingdom of Bahrain is one million three hundred and seventy-seven thousand people, according to 2015 statistics, which is a population density of 1.626.6 per square kilometer. The population speaks the official language, the Arabic language, and the Bahraini population speaks Arabic with three dialects of the Bahraini dialect, the dialect and the dialect of the Gulf. Is the official language in business and condemns the population of the Islamic religion is an Islamic Kingdom

Historic and archeological sites

The Kingdom of Bahrain has many historic and archaeological sites including museums such as the Bahrain National Museum, the Diving and Pearl Museum, the Rashid Al Arifi Museum and the Museum of Oil. Mosques Example of Khamis Mosque and Samahij Mosque Castles Example of Baumahr Castle, Arad Citadel, Riffa Castle and the well-known castle of Portugal Cemeteries and Cemeteries Dilmun Cemeteries, High Cemeteries, Temples such as the Temple of Razi and the Temple of Barbar Al-Oyoun example of Umm al-Sejour, the Qaisariya market, the house of Sheikh Isa bin Ali, the house of the Qur'an,


There are many beaches in the Kingdom of Bahrain, including the beach of Blagojerj, the dry dock beach, the coast of the Malikya coast, Arad beach, Muharraq beach, Karababad beach, Al Nadi beach beach, Deer beach, Bussitain beach, Smahij beach, Hadd beach, Diraz beach and flood beach.


Bahrain has the fastest growing economy among the Arab countries in terms of growth, according to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Oil derivatives are the largest share of exports. Bahrain's economy relies heavily on imports of food, meat and fruit. Is effective in the economy of the country, contributing only 0.5% of the country's GDP, due to the lack of arable areas, not exceeding 2.9

Currency of Bahrain

The Bahraini dinar is the main currency in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where the Bahraini dinar is divided into 1000 fils and about US $ 2.6526. Some Bahraini currencies are traded for half a dinar, which is equivalent to 500 fils, dinars, 10 dinars and 20 dinars, and in the year 1965 many coins are listed including 5 10 25 50 100 Fils Some of these coins were made of bronze and others of the Kronon. In 2000, a coin of 500 fils


The Islamic religion is the official religion of the country, where Muslims constitute the largest proportion of the population and Shiites are the largest proportion of Shiites compared to the Sunnis in addition to a small proportion of Christians and also condemns a small population of other religions such as Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism and Baha'i


King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa heads the State of Bahrain in a constitutional monarchy. The King appoints the Prime Minister, the Ministers, the Commander of the Army and the President of the Higher Judicial Council. The National Assembly consists of the Chamber of Deputies and the Shura Council. The first is elected through general elections. Bahrain is a member of several international organizations, including the United Nations, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the League of Arab States and the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council

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