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Name of Country
: Kingdom of Bahrain (Mamlakat al Bahrayn)

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Name of Capital City
: Manama (Al Manamah)

Type of State
: constitutional monarchy / unitary

Country Area: 707 (sq km)  

Population: 727,785

note: includes 235,108 non-nationals (July 2009 est.)

Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu

Religions: Muslim (Shia and Sunni) 81.2%, Christian 9%, other 9.8% (2001 census)

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