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Progressive Bahrain - Photo by jdl_deleon - CC-BY



Population 1999............................. ..........................................629,090
GNP per capita 1998 Purchasing Parity........................ $13,100
GNP 1998 (Purchasing Parity, US$ billions)................ 8.2
Unemployment...........................................................................15%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 3.3
Labor force (%) ....... 3.7

 

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Resources and links about Bahrain

View from Bahrain Fort - Photo by CosmoPolitician - CC-BY

Total Area....................................................................................239 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) .................................. 91
Life expectancy at birth (years)....................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)............................................9
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 7
Access to safe water (% of population) ...................................... 100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..............................................14

 Go to capital - Manama City Profile - To Bahrain History

 

Bahrain __ An excellent tool for anthropological and Bahrain history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/persian-gulf-states/#Bahrain

Bahrain __ "Bahrain's reputation as a relatively liberal and modern Persian Gulf state has made it a favorite with travellers in the region and an excellent introduction to the Gulf. While their neighbours staked everything on oil, Bahrainis diversified their economy and created some of the region's best education and health systems." History, economics, culture, statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/bahrain/

Bahrain __ A good overview, Bahrain history, Bahrain government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107313.html

Bahrain Embassy to the United States __ As in any embassy website, there is a ton of information to be found here. In this case, here is also a special " Iraqi Interest" section. - illustrated - From Bahrain Embassy. - http://www.bahrainembassy.org/


 
Bahrain Exhibition and Convention Authority __ "Bahrain Convention & Exhibition Authority (BCEA) shall attract and establish professional conventions, meetings and trade exhibitions with substantial international attendance to the Kingdom of Bahrain for the continued improvement of its international image and to increase the exchange of goods, services and know-how between Bahrain and other countries in the region and around the world." Well, they seem to be doing a very good job of it. Take a look. - illustrated - From bahrainexhibitions.com - http://www.bahrainexhibitions.com/mission_statement.asp

Bahrain Government - Flags, Maps, Economy, Government, Climate ... __ The page linked here will give a good breakdown of the government of Bahrain. You will also find links to many other Bahrain topics such as Bahrain economy, Bahrain maps, national security and much more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/bahrain/government/index.html

bahrain map and map of bahrain information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various Bahrain maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/bh.htm

Bahrain Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Bahrain. Pictures of Bahrain. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Bahrain/

Bahrain Photos, Flag, Map and Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Bahrain as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Bahrain and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/bahrain
 

 
Country Profile: Bahrain __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Bahrain - whose name means "two seas" - was one of the first states in the Gulf to discover oil and build a refinery. As such, it saw the benefits of the new oil wealth before most of its neighbours. But it never reached the levels of production enjoyed by Kuwait or Saudi Arabia and has recently been forced to diversify its economy." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/790690.stm

Economy of Bahrain __ "According to the 2006 Index of Economic Freedom published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, Bahrain has the most free economy in the Middle East and is twenty-fifth overall in the world." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Bahrain with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Bahrain 

Ethnologue report for Bahrain __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Bahrain. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Bahrain

Gulf Daily News __ Keep up with what is happening in Bahrain. - illustrated - From Gulf Daily News - http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/

Maps_Of_Bahrain__ You will find a wide variety of Bahrain map resources. Select Bahrain maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Bahrain.html


 
 

 

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