Asia BAHRAIN

Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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BAHRAIN

BAHRAIN

Flag and country information –
State of BAHRAIN

Area – 688 sq km / 266 sq ml

Capital – Manama

Language – Arabic, Farsi, English, Urdu

Currency – Bahraini Dinar

Population – 667,238

Life expectancy – 70 (men), 74 (women)

Literacy rate – 82%

Religions – Muslim 85% (Shi’ite 60%, Sunni 40%), Christian

Physical features – archipelago of 35 islands in Arabian Gulf, sand covered limestone, causeway linking Bahrain to Saudi Arabia

Ethnic distribution – 73% Arabic, 9% Iranian, with Pakistani and Indian minorities

Exports – oil, natural gas, aluminium, fish, refined petroleum, machinery


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