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  • One of Nature's Miracles - The Tree of Life

    One of the best natural phenomenons of Bahrain, the Tree of Life, or the Sharajat-al-Hayat, is an amazing gift of nature to Bahrain The tree is approximately 400 years old and stands 32 feet high. The Tree of Life is located about 2Km from Jebel Dukhan and stands on a sandy…
  • Bahrain World Trade Center

    Situated in Manama Bahrain, the Bahrain World Trade Center is a twin tower complex that was built in the year 2008 The structure is famous for being the first skyscraper in the world to combine wind turbines in its design. The Bahrain World Trade Center stands over 50 floors tall and…
  • Beit Al Qur'an Museum

    The Beit Al Qur'an Museum in Manama, Bahrain is a museum dedicated to the Holy Qur'an The museum stands in the busy commercial district of Hoora in Manama. The museum complex itself is a fine example of the modern Bahraini architecture. The museum was established in the year 1990. The museum…
  • Bahrain Financial Harbour

    The Bahrain Financial Harbour, an iconic development has become the most prestigious addresses of Bahrain.

    Situated on the northern seashore of Manama, this impressive building consists of two twin towers that rise to 53-storeys, a 7-storey Financial Mall complex and a 12-storey Harbour House.

  • The Arad Fort

    Located in Arad, Bahrain, the Arad Fort is a 15th century fort built in the traditional style of Islamic forts The fort was built before the Portuguese invaded Bahrain in 1622 A.D. From where the fort stands today, it overlooks the sea passages of the narrow seashores of Muharraq. The fort…
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Bahrain Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Manama

GEOGRAPHY

Bahrain consists a chain of 33 islands in the Persian Gulf situated in the east of Saudi Arabia. The largest island is the Bahrain island whch accounts for 83% of the country.

 

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 1.2 Million. Muslims account for about 81.2% of the population.

CLIMATE

Bahrain has extremely hot summer and a relatively mild winter. The average temperature could exceed 40 °C during the months of summer. During winter the temperature range between 10 and 20 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+3 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 7 AM to 2 PM
General: 8 AM to 6 PM
(Sunday to Thursday are the working days of the week. Friday & Saturday are considered as weekends)


HOLIDAYS

National Day: December 16th
New Year's Day: January 1st

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi
Islamic New Year

CURRENCY

Bahraini Dinar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 999
Medical: 998
Fire: 997

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