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Middle East. Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands in the Gulf about 40 KMs from the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. The Qatar peninsula is located to the south-east. The two main islands are Bahrain and Muharraq.
close to primary Middle Eastern petroleum sources; strategic location in Persian Gulf, through which much of the Western world's petroleum must transit to reach open ocean.
Arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
Abraic (Official), English, Farsi, Urdu
Places to Visit
Manama International Airport, Bahrain International Airport.
ISD codes & International time