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Bahrain

 Country Name

Bahrain or the Kingdom of Bahrain.

 

Location

Bahrain is located in Southwest Asia and is located in the middle of the Arabian Gulf bordered from the west by Saudi Arabia and from the south by Qatar.

It consists of small groups of islands Converged.

 

Reason For naming the country 

Bahrain is made up of 33 islands, the largest island in Bahrain. The name of this island is due to the presence of freshwater springs in the salt water. Because this island is the largest, it takes the name of the country.

The name "Bahrain" refers to the fact that the country contains two sources of water which are the eyes of sweet water, and salt water in the surrounding seas.

It had several names before it was called Bahrain. In the Greek era, it was known as Tylos. It was also known as Delmon.  and before Islam, it was known as Awal (was an idol form of a bullhead, located in the current island of Muharraq,) and was worshiped by the people of that region.

 

Capital

Manama.

 

Flag

The flag consists of two colors: White and Red, separated by

five triangles.

The Red color refers to battles,

White refers peace.

As for the five triangles, they represent the number of five

pillars of Islam.

 

Language 

Arabic is the official language of Bahrain and English is widely used.

 

 

Religion

Bahrain is an Islamic state, making Islam its official religion. Muslims in Bahrain make up the majority of the population, accounting for 89.2% of the total population. Christians make up 9% of the population, while 9.8% of the population embraces other religions.

 

 

Currency
 Bahraini Dinar BHD

 

 

Time Zone

+03:00 GMT.

 

 

Government Regime

Constitutional Monarchy.

 

 

Climate In Bahrain 

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

 

Calling Code

 +973 

Internet Code 

.bh

Some Facts About Bahrain

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Bahrain Flag
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