Land Area: 678 sqkm
Per Capita GNP: $7640
Under 5 Mortality Rate: 16 (per thousand)
Adult Literacy: 87%(M); 73%(F)
Fertility Rate: 2.7
Life Expectancy: 72.1(M); 76.3(F)
Urbanization Rate: 92%
Major Language: Arabic
Major Religion: Islam
Government Type: Monarchy
* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook
Embassy of Bahrain in Washington D.C.
A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Bahrain, including the economy,
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An overview of the pre-Islamic periods of Dilmun, the Umayyad and
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Official website of Tourism Affairs. Range of information on Bahrain
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