Bahrain

Official nameKingdom of Bahrain
Name in local languageمملكة البحرين - Mamlakat al-Baḥrayn (ar)
ContinentAsia
SubcontinentWestern Asia
Population (ranking: 158e)1,592,087 inhabitants (2018)
Population growth5.75 % / year
Area778 km²
Density2,046.38 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 99e)35.307 billions $USD (2017)
GDP/capita (ranking)23,655 $USD (2017)
GDP growth3.90 % / year (2017)
Life expectancy (ranking)79.00 years (2016)
Birth rate15.86 ‰ (2013)
Fertility rate2.10 children / woman (2013)
Death rate (ranking)2.05 ‰ (2013)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)7.60 ‰ (2013)
Literacy rate99.77 % (2015)
Official languagesArabic
CurrencyBahraini dinar (BHD)
HDI (ranking: 61e)0.846 / 1 (2017)
EPI (ranking)55.15 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary constitutional monarchy
Head of StateKing Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
National Day16 December
ISO CodesBH, BHR
DemonymBahraini
Tourists (ranking)4,372,000 people (2017)
Bahreïn – petite

Bahrain is a small island country in Arabia located on the west coast of the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. Most of the archipelago’s territory consists of the island of Bahrain. It is connected to Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd roadway to the west ; Iran lies about 200 kilometers to the north and the Bahrain Gulf separates the island from the Qatar Peninsula to the southeast.

Manama, capitale de Bahreïn
Manama, capitale of Bahrain
Manama, capitale de Bahreïn
Manama, capitale of Bahrain
Manama, capitale de Bahreïn
Manama, capitale of Bahrain
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Urban areas (2015)
Urban areasPopulation
Manama1,505,555 inhabitants
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Administrative divisions
GovernoratesPopulationArea
Capitale547,983 inhabitants68 km²
Muharraq245,994 inhabitants57 km²
Nord342,315 inhabitants175 km²
Sud287,434 inhabitants478 km²
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See also