Information about Bahrain
Population: 698,585 inhab. (2007)
Capital: Manama 150.400 inhab. (2007)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Bahrain is Gulf Air (GF)
Main cities: Manama, Al Muharraq
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Bahrain in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Bahrain, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Bahrain - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Time Zone: (GMT+3) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.