Bahrain, United Arab Emirates
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The Kingdom of Bahrain is a Middle Eastern country and archipelago of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf. It is situated near Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Iran. Its population is more than one million inhabitants, half of which are non-nationals. The capital of Bahrain is Manama. Arabic is the official language, although English and Persian are widely spoken throughout the country.
Principally a petroleum-based economy, in recent years Bahrain has also become a centre of thriving banking and touristic sectors. The capital of Manama is home to many large financial structures, including the Bahrain World Trade Centre, the Bahrain Financial Harbour, the Qal’at al-Bahrain, the Bahrain pearling trail, as well as the Bahrain International Circuit. Bahrain has been named the fastest growing economy in the Arab world and the freest in the Middle East. Bahrain’s main exports are related to petroleum production and processing, followed by aluminium production. Mina Salman is Bahrain’s main seaport. There are many options for serviced offices in the country of Bahrain.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Bahrain’s capital was ranked as Arab Capital of Culture and Capital of Arab Tourism in recent years. Major cultural points of interest in Bahrain include the Qalat Al Bahrain fort, the Bahrain National Museum, the Beit Al Quran museum, the Al Khamis Mosque, the Arad fort in Muharraq, Barbar temple, the A’ali Burial Mounds, the Saar temple, and the Tree of Life. Popular activities in the area include bird watching, scuba diving, horseback riding, and shopping at the several shopping malls in the capital of Manama. These shopping centres include Bahrain City Centre, Seef Mall, the Manama Souq, and Gold Souq. Bahrain hosts the Bahrain Grand Prix F1 race. Visitors can also enjoy swimming in the warm waters and playing golf. Bahrain has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options. Popular examples include Akbar, Bice, People’z Place, Ching, and Upstairs Downstairs which has a distinctly international menu. The main dining area is Adliya and there are several fast food outlets in the country for those who are less adventurous.
Getting to Bahrain is from international destinations is simple, as it has its own airport – Bahrain International Airport, located 7 km (4 miles) from the capital Manama. Getting to the Bahrain is also possible by coach, car, and boat. Buses are the main mode of public transport, however taxis are the most common and convenient way of getting from A to B.