Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain is a small Arab monarchy in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain consists of a group of islands between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. It is an island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. It is a small archipelago centered on Bahrain Island, its largest land mass. It is just 23 km east off Saudi Arabia, connected to it through the King Fahd Causeway. The peninsula of Qatar is also nearby, about 50 km to the southeast across the Gulf of Bahrain. Iran lies 200 km to the north across the Persian Gulf. The population in 2010 stood at 1,234,567, including 666,172 non-nationals. It is 780 sq km in size, making it the third smallest nation in Asia after the Maldives and Singapore.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    26° 13′ 22″ N • of northern latitude
    50° 35′ 15″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    26.222815°; 50.587439°

Length of Bahrain from south to north is 97.662 kilometers, from west ot east – from 55.900 km on south to 55.484 km on north.

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Flag of Bahrain
Flag of Bahrain
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Coat of arms of Bahrain

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