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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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