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Bahrain - Bahrain, Bahrain

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Bahrain - Bahrain, Bahrain

Bahrain - Wikipedia

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Bahrain (/ba/'reIn/ (listen), Arabic: lbHryn; romanized as el-Bahreyn (listen),) is an Asian country. It lies on the Persian Gulf and is composed of a small archipelago of 50 natural and 33 artificial islands. The country's capital is Bahrain Island, which accounts for around 83 percent. Bahrain lies between Qatar and the northeastern coasts of Saudi Arabia. It is connected to the King Fahd Causeway. The country's population is 1,501,635, with 712,362 being Bahraini citizens, according to the 2020 census. [4] Bahrain is the third-smallest country in Asia, after Singapore and the Maldives. It covers 760 kilometres (290 mi). Manama is the capital and the largest city.

Bahrain is home to the Dilmun civilization. It is known for its pearl fishing, which was regarded as the best in the entire world until the 19th century. [17] In 628 CE, Bahrain was among the first areas to be influenced and influenced by Islam. After a period under Arab rule, Bahrain was ruled over by the Portuguese Empire between 1521 and 1602, until they were expelled in 1602 by Shah Abbas I, a Safavid dynasty. The Bani Utbah clan seized Bahrain from Nasr Al-Madhkur in 1783. Since then, it has been ruled over by the Al Khalifa royals, Ahmed al Fateh being Bahrain's first and only hakim.