Arab World


19. Bahrein



Kingdom of Bahrain
Mamlakat Al-Bahrayn




The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who. Ed. Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Leiden: Brill Publisher, 2010. Section: States of  the World, s.v. 'Bahrain'.

Capital: Riyadh (Seat of government. Population estimate: 4,500,000)
Religious Capital: Mecca
Head of State: HRH King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
National Flag: Green, bearing in white the Arabic inscription 'La ilaha illa Allah Muhammad rasul Allah' (There is no God but God, and Mohammed is his Prophet) over a white sword.

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