The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of low lying islands located in the Arabian Gulf off the Eastern shore of Saudi Arabia. Frequently called the Pearl of the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain has a history of civilizations that date back more than 5,000 years.

Bahrain is the ancient site of the immortal land of Dilmun, and was the religious centre to Sumerians, Babylonians and Assyrians, as proven by many archaeological excavations. The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of low lying islands located in the Arabian Gulf off the Eastern shore of Saudi Arabia.

Country Facts
  • Land Area  770sq km
  • Population 1,314,562
  • Key Sectors:
    • Financial services.
    • Logistics.
    • ICT.
    • Value-added manufacturing, Industrial services.
    • Professional services.
  • Main export Oil, Aluminium
  • Currency Bahraini Dinar (USD 1 = BD 0.376)
  • Time zone GMT +3
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