The official currency of Bahrain is Bahraini dinar (sign:BD, code: BHD).
Bahrain is located in Middle East.
Estimated population (2010): 1,234,571
Estimated population (2000): 650,604
Estimated population (1966): 109,650
Bahrain has the freest economy in the Middle East. The Bahraini currency (dinar) is the second-highest-valued currency unit in the world. Bahrain has heavily invested in the banking and tourism sectors, and the country's capital, Manama, is home to many large financial institutes. Bahrain's banking and financial services sector, have benefited from the regional boom driven by demand for oil. Petroleum production is Bahrain's main export followed by aluminium and construction materials.
The most popular places in Bahrain among international travellers