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Bahrain Cities by Population


9 cities shown of 9 total Bahrain cities that are over 1,000 in population...

1. Manama 147,074
2. Al Muharraq 97,458
3. Ar Rifa' 79,550
4. Dar Kulayb 65,466
5. Madinat Hamad 52,718
6. Madinat `Isa 38,090
7. Sitrah 37,657
8. Jidd Hafs 31,735
9. Al Hadd 12,797





Bahrain History

Bahrain is the Arabic term for wo seas"

referring to the freshwater springs that are found within the salty seas surrounding it. Bahrain's strategic location in the Persian Gulf has brought rule and influence from the Assyrians

Babylonians

Persians

and the Arabs

under whom the island became Islamic. Bahrain may have been associated with Dilmun which is mentioned by Mesopotamian civilizations. During its history it was called by different names such as Awal







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