A country comprising an archipelago of reasonable sandy islands inside Persian Gulf between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It absolutely was initial Arabian country to strike oil (1932). A British protectorate after 1861, Bahrain became independent in 1971. Manama, on Bahrain Island, the largest within the archipelago, could be the capital. Population: 709,000.
A country at the center East. Formal title: Kingdom of Bahrain.
an island in Persian Gulf.
an island nation in the Persian Gulf.
an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil incomes funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s