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Living in Bahrain

ECONOMY Business etiquette Business people should wear suits and ties or suits. Personal contacts and recommendations play a decisive role in the process. Great importance is attached to polite conversation. Bargaining is common and verbal agreements are binding. Business trips are best placed between October and April. Business hours: Usually Sa-Wed 8 a.m. to 1… Read More »

Shopping in Bahrain

MONEY Currency 1 Bahrain Dinar (BD) = 1000 Fils. Currency abbreviation: BD, BHD (ISO code). Banknotes are in circulation to the value of 20, 10, 5, 1 and 1/2 BD as well as 100 fils; Coins with denominations of 100, 50, 25, 10 and 5 fils. Credit cards Diners Club, MasterCard, American Express and Visa… Read More »

Bahrain Language and Culture

GENERAL Official name of the state Bahrain state. Capital Manama. Geography According to a2zgov, Bahrain is made up of three larger and 30 smaller islands in the Persian Gulf, which are 25 km from the coast of Saudi Arabia and about 30 km from the Qatar peninsula. The islands are flat, the highest point is… Read More »

Bahrain Overview

Bahrain is an island nation located in the Persian Gulf. The country consists of 33 islands, of which the largest, Bahrain, makes up about 7/8 of the country’s total area and where the country’s capital Manama is also located. The country has a maritime border with Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Capital: Manama Biggest city: Manama… Read More »

Bahrain Population and Language

The majority of Bahrain’s population is Arab; about a fifth are of Persian origin and about a quarter are Indian. About half of the population is foreign migrant workers without citizenship. Bahrainis with Peruvian origins are called as ajam group and are usually bilingual, and Shi’ite Muslims. Their settlement in Bahrain dates back to times… Read More »