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Bahrain
(2,231 words)

Mamlakat Al Baẖrayn (The Kingdom of Bahrain)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,698,000

Area

690 sq. km (270 sq. mi)

Population density

2,400/sq. km (6,300/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

4.36% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 3)

Under 15 years

18%

Urban dwellers

90% (1.99% p.a.)

Capital city

Manama 635,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

61% Arabic, 13% Persian, 8% Tagalog, 4% Urdu, 4% Malayalam, plus 5 others

Pe…

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“Bahrain”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BHR>
First published online: 2020



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