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Enjoy an excellent location along the south coast of Nahuel Huapi Lake

Bariloche is often referred to as the Gateway to Patagonia. Situated in the Rio Negro Province, Bariloche is placed in the foothills of Andes and is surrounded by beautiful lakes and gigantic mountains. The city is one of the best skiing destinations in Argentina and is also famed for its exclusive sights. The major attractions of the city are its chocolate boutiques and European ambiance.

Published in Argentina City Guides

Home to stunning landscapes and sophisticated cities, Argentina is a delight for travelers. Expanding over 3500 km, Argentina is the second largest country in South America and the eight largest in the world. From glaciers to sub-tropical forests and the marvelous Andes, Argentina offers a varied landscape that visitors would love to explore. Sharing borders with countries like Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay; Argentina is indeed a wonderful destination.

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  • Manama City Overview

    Bahrain comprises of thirty-three islands that are placed within 707 square miles. Manama is the capital of the country and is situated in the northern part of the main island. The dry climate of the city allows the tourists to travel and see the region better and visit the numerous…
  • Bahrain Overview

    The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago in the Persian Gulf in Middle East and is bordered by, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Bahrain is the smallest independent state of the Persian Gulf.

  • The Bahrain International Airshow

    The Bahrain International Airshow has been a success over the past 2 years.

    Recently having conducted the 2012 airshow that saw several visitors, the event has been organized just twice. The Bahrain International Airshow is conducted at the Sakhir Airbase.

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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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