Bahrain


Currency

The official currency of Bahrain is Bahraini dinar (sign:BD, code: BHD).

Capital

Manama

Location

Bahrain is located in Middle East.


Bahrain Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 1,234,571

Estimated population (2000): 650,604

Estimated population (1966): 109,650

Flag


Bahrain Flag

Economy

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

Manama

Manama