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Last update : 11 February 2019


Bahrain information

Bahrain is a country located in Asia on the archipelago in the Persian Gulf.

Capital : Manama
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Bahraini dinar
Population : 1 404 900
Area : 765  km2

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Bahrain facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on August 15, 1971.
2. The population density is 1,800 people / km2.
3. The country is 500 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 82.3%.
5. There are no rivers in this country.
6. The full name of the country – the Kingdom of Bahrain.
7. The most popular sport is football.
8. Political system – constitutional monarchy.
9. The highest peak is Jabal ad Dukhan, 122 m above sea level.
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11. Alcohol and pork products are easily available, which is rare in these areas.

12. Camel burgers are sold.

13. Less than 5% of beaches are public. The rest are private areas.

14. In June 2012, the authorities of Bahrain announced the takeover of over 100 kilograms of explosives that were to be used for mass terrorist attacks.

Author: Turyst

15. The Kingdom of Bahrain was recognized in 2002.

16. More than half of the country’s citizens are foreigners.

17. 90% of residents speak good English.

Author: MR

18. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 80 place,
      – 2018 year – 96 place.

19. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 13,000 professional and 112 000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 11,600 professional and 35 800 reservists.

20. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 180 tanks, 275 armored vehicles, 105 jet aircraft and 63 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 180 tanks, 277 armored vehicles, 103 jet aircraft and 63 helicopters.

21. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $730,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $730,000,000 .

22. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around ships, in 2018 the year is about ships.

Author: Wojak

23. There is no embassy of Bahrain in Poland. The closest is in Berlin.

24. The price of renting a car includes gasoline.

25. Friday and Saturday are non-working days.

Author: Ola

26. The minimum wage for public sector employees with a citizenship of Bahrain is 300 dinars per month (data from 2014).

27. There is no income tax in Bahrain.

Author: Daria

28. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4% .

Author: Daria

29. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

30. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

Author: EduKacJa

31. The average IQ level is 83.

Author: EduKacJa

32. In this country there are 4.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 58 471 people).

Author: Reebeka

33. The national animal is a white-billed bilbil bird.

Author: Kos

34. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

35. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 100 km / h.

36. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

37. In 2013, 83 people died as a result of road accidents.

38. 2.9% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

39. In this country, over 545,000 motor vehicles are registered (401 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

40. In Bahrain, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

Author: Leah

41. In this country there are over 4 122 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

42. In this country there are 4 airports, all with paved surface.

Author: Marlène

43. In this country, over 1 297 000 (2015) 1 535 653 (2018) people have access to internet (around 109% of the population).

44. About 700,000 (2015) 1,100,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

45. The country’s top-level domain is .bh . There are over 3,750 websites with such an extension.

46. The most popular pages with the extension .bh are: google.com.bh, bna.bh and bahrain.bh.

Author: http

47. The country has 2018 over year $2,168,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.051% of foreign currency reserves in all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

48. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $35 070 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $35 310,000,000 .

49. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 42% GDP, or around: $14 729 400 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 90.6% GDP, or around: $31 990 860 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $23,526.

50. At the beginning of 2015 the foreign debt was approximately: $18.7 000

Author: Komornik

51. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

52. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 55 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

53. In Manama there are currently 11 “skyscrapers” (buildings with a height of over 150 meters).

Author: BobBudowniczy

54. The lowest temperature: 2.8 °C was measured in Manama.

55. The highest temperature: 47.5 °C was measured in Manama.

Author: weather

56. The average life expectancy in this country is 74.6 years (women – 75.4 years and men – 74 years).

Author: Wilga

57. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 18.

Author: Nadia

58. 10 women give birth to 18 children on average.

Author: Nadia

59. The average age people living in this country is 31.8 years old.

60. The country is around:
274,000 people (19.48%) in the age range 0-14 years.
1,092,000 people (77.75%) in the age range 15-64 years.
38,900 people (2.77%) over 65 years old.

Author: Sara19

61. In this country, about 19,200 children are born annually (1.4% of the population), and about 3,800 people die (0.3% of the population).

Author: Sara19

62. There are 83.6 km2 of agricultural land in Bahrain (11% of the country).

63. 248 people in 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

64. Avala is the highest situated city in the country.

65. In this country, women have the right to vote since 2002.

66. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1971.

67. The work week is 48 hours.

68. 90% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

69. 5 km2 of the country is covered by forests (0.7%)

70. The last death penalty was carried out in 2010.

Author: Statyk

71. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 0% (2018).

72. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

73. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.8%.

Author: Fan%

74. Bahrain has 4,700 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Bahrain?
The highest peak in Bahrain is Jabal ad-Duchan (134 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Bahrain?
There are no rivers in this country.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Bahrain?
There are no lakes in this country.

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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Which Bahrain has national colors?
National colors: red and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a white-billed bilbil bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Bahrain?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 31.8 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage for public sector employees with a citizenship of Bahrain is 300 dinars per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Bahrain?
The population density is 1836 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Our Bahrain”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 47.5 ° C was measured in Manama.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 2.8 ° C was measured in Manama.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 21 years.

answer: Marta