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Kingdom of Bahrain (Bahrain)


Also known as: Bahréin (español), Bahreïn (français), Bahrain (Deutsch, Italiano), Bahrajn (polski), Bahrein (Português), 巴林 (正體中文), バーレーン (日本語), Baharina (latine)

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Manama

Area: 760 km²

Population: 1,410,942

Religions: Muslim 70.3%, Christian 14.5%, Hindu 9.8%, Buddhist 2.5%, Jewish 0.6%, folk religion <.1, unaffiliated 1.9%, other 0.2%

Languages: Arabic (official), English, Farsi, Urdu

Ethnic Groups: Bahraini 46%, Asian 45.5%, other Arab 4.7%, African 1.6%, European 1%, other 1.2% (includes Gulf Co-operative country nationals, North and South Americans, and Oceanians)

Neighbouring Countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, ↗ Iran Iran, ↘ Qatar Qatar

Circumscriptions (1): Apostolic Vicariates (1)

Roman Rite (1): Northern Arabia

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Apostolic Nunciature: Bahrain Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla (66)

Apostolic Delegation: Arabian Peninsula Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla (66)

as of 2020.02.15

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