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Location: Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia
Total Area: 620 sq m
Coastline: 161 km
Nationality: noun: Bahraini(s) adjective: Bahraini
Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu
Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
Natural resources: oil, associated and nonassociated natural gas, fish, pearls
Capital: Manama
Independence: 15 August 1971 (from UK)
Flag description:
red with a white serrated band (eight white points) on the hoist side
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD)


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