Bahrain is an island nation in the Persian Gulf, basically an archipelago of 36 islands located off the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Bahrain means 'Two Seas' in Arabic. This country is an oasis of broadmindedness and possesses Western-friendly self-control. The more-relaxed culture here has transformed this country into a social and shopping Mecca.
With several oil reserves, this country has established into a hub of fuel-refining nations in the World and has a heavy petroleum-based economy. Arabic is the official language of Bahrain and the capital city of Bahrain is Manama. The Hawar Island is just off the coast of Qatar, is a part of Bahrain and is popular amongst birdwatchers. Bahrain Tourists attractions include Arad Fort in Bahrain, Bahrain Fort in Bahrain, Riffa Fort in Bahrain and Bab Al Bahrain in Bahrain.