Country: Bahrain

Population: 708,573

Capital: Manama

Time Zone: UTC+3

Currency Name: Bahraini dinar (BHD)

Government Type: Constitutional monarchy

Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu

Ethnic Breakdown: Bahraini 62.4%, non-Bahraini 37.6%

Religion: Muslim (Shi'a and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, other 9.8%

Major Cities: Manama

Phone Country Code: 973

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: November - March

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: g

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: In Bahrain, a male gynecologist can only examine a woman's private parts through a mirror.