Bahrain

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Kinrick o Bahrain
مملكة البحرين (Arabic)
Mamlakat al-Baḥrayn
Coat o airms o Bahrain
Coat o airms
Anthem: نشيد البحرين الوطني
Bahrainona
Oor Bahrain
Location o  Bahrain  (circled in red)
Location o  Bahrain  (circled in red)
Location o Bahrain
Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Manama
26°13′N 50°35′E / 26.217°N 50.583°E / 26.217; 50.583
Offeecial leids Arabic
Ethnic groups (2010[1])
  • 50.7% Arab (46% Bahraini, 4.7% ither Arabs)
  • 45.5% Sooth Asian
  • 1.6% African
  • 1% European
  • 1.2% Ither
Releegion Islam
Demonym Bahraini
Govrenment Unitar constitutional monarchy
• Keeng
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Legislatur Naitional Assemmly
Consultative Cooncil
Cooncil o Representatives
Unthirldom
• Declared Unthirldom[2]
14 August 1971
15 August 1971
Aurie
• Tot
765.3 km2 (295.5 sq mi) (173rd)
• Watter (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
1,536,050 [3] (150t)
• 2010 census
1,234,571 [4]
• Density
2,007.1/km2 (5,198.4/sq mi) (7t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$69.922 billion[5] (96t)
• Per capita
$51,956[5] (13t)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$34.310 billion[5] (98t)
• Per capita
$25,494[5] (31st)
HDI (2015) Increase 0.824[6]
verra heich · 47th
Siller Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Time zone AST (UTC+3)
Drives on the richt[a]
Cawin code +973
ISO 3166 code BH
Internet TLD .bh
Wabsteid
www.bahrain.bh
  1. Syne 17 November 1967.[7]

Bahrain, offeecially Kinrick o Bahrain (Arabic: مملكة البحرين‎, Mamlakat al-Baḥrayn, leeterally: "Kinrick o the Twa Seas"), is a sma island kintra in the Persie Gulf ruled bi the Al Khalifa ryal faimily. While Bahrain is an archipelago o thirty-three islands, the lairgest (Bahrain Island) is 55 km (34 mi) lang bi 18 km (11 mi) wide. Saudi Arabie lies tae the wast an is connectit tae Bahrain via the Keeng Fahd Causeway, which wis offeecially opened on 25 November 1986. Qatar is tae the sootheast athort the Gulf o Bahrain.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "CIA World Factbook, "Bahrain"". Cia.gov. Archived frae the oreeginal on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 25 Januar 2011. 
  2. "Bahrain ends special pact". The Straits Times. 15 August 1971. 
  3. http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/bahrain-population/
  4. "Bahraini Census 2010 – تعداد السكــان العام للبحريــن 2010". 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Bahrain". International Monetary Fund. 
  6. "Human Development Report 2015" (PDF). United Nations. 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  7. Bahrain Government Annual Reports, Vollum 8, Archive Editions, 1987, page 92