BAHRAIN


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Flag

Emblem

Territory
778.3 km2 (174th)

Capital
Manama

Language
Arabic

Motto
'None'

National Animal
White Cheeked Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

National Animal
Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx)

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Bahrain Flag

Bahrain, formally the Kingdom of Bahrain, is an island nation in the Persian Gulf. The sovereign state contains a little archipelago based on Bahrain Island, arranged between the Qatar landmass and the north eastern shoreline of Saudi Arabia, to which it is associated by the 25-kilometer (16 mi) King Fahd Causeway. It is 765.3 square kilometers (295.5 sq mi) in size, making it the third-littlest country in Asia after the Maldives and Singapore. Bahrain is the site of the antiquated Dilmun civilisation. It has been acclaimed since artifact for its pearl fisheries, which were viewed as the best on the planet into the nineteenth century. Bahrain was one of the most punctual territories to change over to Islam, in 628 CE. Following a time of Arab rule, Bahrain was involved by the Portuguese in 1521, who thus were ousted in 1602 by Shah Abbas I of the Safavid tradition under the Persian Empire. In 1783, the Bani Utbah group caught Bahrain from Nasr Al-Madhkur and it has since been managed by the Al Khalifa imperial family, with Ahmed al Fateh as Bahrain's first hakim. In the late 1800s, after progressive arrangements with the British, Bahrain turned into a protectorate of the United Kingdom. In 1971, Bahrain proclaimed freedom. In the past an emirate, the Arab protected government of Bahrain was pronounced a kingdom in 2002. Bahrain had the main post-oil economy in the Persian Gulf. Since the late twentieth century, Bahrain has put resources into the banking and the travel industry segments.


Emblem


Bahrain Emblem

Territory


Bahrain Map

778.3 km2 (174th)


Capital


Bahrain Capital

Manama

Manama is the capital and biggest city of Bahrain, with an inexact populace of 157,000 individuals. Long a significant exchanging focus the Persian Gulf, Manama is home to an assorted populace. After times of Portuguese and Persian control and attacks from the decision administrations of Saudi Arabia and Oman, Bahrain set up itself as an autonomous country amid the nineteenth century time of British authority. Manama turned into the commercial capital and was the entryway to the primary Bahrain Island. In the twentieth century, Bahrain's oil riches helped goad quick development and during the 1990s a deliberate enhancement exertion prompted extension in different businesses and changed Manama into a significant monetary center point in the Middle East.


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Bahrain Languague

Arabic



Motto


Bahrain Motto

'None'



National Animal


Bahrain National Animal

White Cheeked Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

The white-eared bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis), or white-cheeked bulbul, is an individual from the bulbul family. It is found in south-western Asia from India to the Arabian landmass. This species is fundamentally the same as in appearance to the Himalayan white-cheeked bulbul however littler and uncrested, and with a bigger white cheek fix. It has a pale exposed eye-ring. The vent is orange yellow. Genders are similar. It is found in scour backwoods and gardenland. Likewise found in groups or combines in the mangroves, pigging out on the products of the Meswak shrub. Typically found in sets or little gatherings. It benefits from leafy foods, and breeds in March– June.


National Animal


Bahrain National Animal

Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx)

The Arabian oryx or white (Oryx leucoryx) is a medium-sized gazelle with an unmistakable shoulder knock, long, straight horns, and a tufted tail. It is a bovid, and the littlest individual from the sort Oryx, local to leave and steppe territories of the Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian oryx was terminated in the wild by the mid 1970s, yet was spared in zoos and private jelly, and was reintroduced into the wild beginning in 1980. An Arabian oryx remains around 1 m (39 in) high at the shoulder and weighs around 70 kg (150 lb). Its jacket is a practically iridescent white, the undersides and legs are darker, and dark stripes happen where the head meet the neck, on the forehead, on the nose, and going starting from the horn over the eye to the mouth. Both genders have long, straight or somewhat bended, ringed horns which are 50 to 75 cm (20 to 30 in) long. Arabian oryx rest amid the warmth of the day and can distinguish precipitation and move towards it, which means they have colossal reaches; a group in Oman can extend more than 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi). Crowds are of blended sex and for the most part contain somewhere in the range of two and 15 creatures, however groups up to 100 have been reported. Arabian oryx are commonly not forceful toward each other, which enables groups to exist gently for some time.


Demonym(s)

Bahraini

Population

1,425,171
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Bahraini dinar (BHD)

Time Zone

UTC+3 (AST)

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