Facts about Bahrain

​​Population ​

1,234,571 (568,399 Bahrainis, 666,172 non-Bahrainis)

 

Languages

Arabic, English

 

Religion

Islam (70.2% of the population and the state religion)

Christian, Hindu, Jewish and other religious groups enjoy freedom of religion

 

Main Export Commodities

Petroleum and petroleum products, aluminium, and  textiles

Main City

Manama

 

Area

765.3 km²

 

Currency

Bahraini Dinar (BHD) pegged to US$ (US$ 1 = BHD 0.376)

 

Time Zone

GMT +3

 

Governmental System

Constitutional monarchy with a bicameral parliament​