Bahrain

Bahrain Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Bahrain, and Manama (GPS: 26 14 N 50 34 E), the capital city of the country which located in (the) Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia.

Find any address in Manama on the Google map of Bahrain (BH) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Bahrain or its neighboring counties like N/A.

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Google Maps Bahrain

Bahrain is an archipelago of 49 islands between the Qatar peninsula and the Saudi Arabian mainland. Only three of the islands are inhabited. It was the first Gulf emirate to export oil.

Bahrain is mostly low desert plain rising gently to low central escarpment.

The map above fully covers Bahrain with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any regions, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Manama or to the neighboring cities and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Manama, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Bahrain (BH).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Bahrain with its administrative divisions; 4 governorates (muhafazat, singular – muhafazah); Asimah (Capital), Janubiyah (Southern), Muharraq, Shamaliyah (Northern). Note: each governorate administered by an appointed governor.

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Bahrain, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

Bahrain, which means “two seas,” is an archipelago in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia. The islands for the most part are level expanses of sand and rock. A causeway connects Bahrain to Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain (area: 758 sq km / 292,67 sq mi), where the official language is Arabic, lying in Asia and using the currency; Bahraini dinar (BHD), since 1965, set their clock to UTC+3. That means they are 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Manama, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Bahrain; Summers are hot and humid. Winters are mild. Low rainfall.

Geography in a nutshell; All islands are low-lying. The largest, Bahrain Island, is mainly sandy plains and salt marshes.

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Driving directions Bahrain

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Bahrain above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Bahrain are 26 00 N, 50 33 E while the capital, Manama found at 26 14 N 50 34 E.

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About Bahrain and the capital, Manama

Flag of Bahrain Schematic map of Bahrain
The national flag of Bahrain Borderline map of Bahrain
Flag description: red, the traditional color for flags of Persian Gulf states, with a white serrated band (five white points) on the hoist side; the five points represent the five pillars of Islam. Note: until 2002 the flag had eight white points, but this was reduced to five to avoid confusion with the Qatari flag. Border length: 0 km.

Did you know about Bahrain?

  • Despite Iran’s claims of sovereignty, Bahrain, an archipelago in the Gulf, has retained its independence gained from Great Britain in 1971.
  • The 16 Hawar Islands were awarded to Bahrain in 2001 after a lengthy dispute with Qatar.
  • The tiny island nation of Bahrain was once a major producer of pearls, although oil and gas have transformed the local economy.

Facts of Bahrain (BH)

Name conventional long form: Kingdom of Bahrain, conventional short form: Bahrain, local long form: Mamlakat al Bahrayn, local short form: Al Bahrayn, former: Dilmun, State of Bahrain, etymology: the name means “the two seas” in Arabic and refers to the water bodies surrounding the archipelago
Codes: ISO; BH, Internet; .bh
Capital city: Manama
Language(s): Arabic (official language), English, Farsi, Urdu
National holiday(s): National Day, 16 December (1971)
Motto: N/A
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD), since 1965
GPS: 26 00 N, 50 33 E, Manama; 26 14 N 50 34 E
Location: Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia
Geography note: 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
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Persian Gulf
Coastline: 161 km
Area: total: 760 sq km; land: 760 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 292,67 mi2), 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 4,122 km, paved: 3,392 km, unpaved: 730 km (2010)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+3, 8 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Bahrain: 1 566 993
Population in Manama: 527 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 88.8% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: MANAMA (capital) 411,000 (2015)
Population growth rate: 2.33% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 13.5 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 2.7 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 19.27% (male 134,899 / female 130,792) 15-24 years: 15.76% (male 122,683 / female 94,627) 25-54 years: 56.07% (male 505,181 / female 268,034) 55-64 years: 6.05% (male 53,693 / female 29,717) 65 years and over: 2.85% (male 19,253 / female 20,025) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 32.1 years; male: 33.5 years, female: 29.3 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Bahraini 46%, Asian 45.5%, other Arab 4.7%, African 1.6%, European 1%, other 1.2% (includes Gulf Co-operative country nationals, North and South Americans, and Oceanians) (2010 estimate)
Religions: Muslim 70.3%, Christian 14.5%, Hindu 9.8%, Buddhist 2.5%, Jewish 0.6%, folk religion
Government type: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Legal system: mixed legal system of Islamic law, English common law, Egyptian civil, criminal, and commercial codes; customary law
National anthem: Bahrainona (Our Bahrain)
Known national hazards: periodic droughts; dust storms
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 11.3%; arable land 2.1%; permanent crops 3.9%; permanent pasture 5.3%; forest: 0.7%; other: 88% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: fruit, vegetables; poultry, dairy products; shrimp, fish
Industries: petroleum processing and refining, aluminum smelting, iron pelletization, fertilizers, Islamic and offshore banking, insurance, ship repairing, tourism
Export commodities: petroleum and petroleum products, aluminum, textiles
Main export partners: Saudi Arabia 3.6%, UAE 2.4%, US 2.2% (2015)
Import commodities:
crude oil, machinery, chemicals
Main import partners: Saudi Arabia 29.1%, US 9.5%, China 7.6%, Japan 6.6%, Australia 5.1%, India 4.9% (2015)

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