in Western Asia
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dinar - BHD
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English, Persian, Urdu
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- ISO 2-Letter code:
- Internet top level domain:
- Country phone prefix:
- Local Time (capital):
- UTC/GMT offset: hours
Map of Bahraini Unesco Heritage Sites
Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Bahrain in Asia. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun. On the list since 2005. The youngest site is Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy. On the list since 2012.
|Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy
The site consists of seventeen buildings in Muharraq City, three offshore oyster beds, part of the seashore and the Qal’at Bu Mahir fortress on the southern tip of Muharraq Island, from where boats ...
|Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Qal’at al-Bahrain is a typical tell – an artificial mound created by many successive layers of human occupation. The strata of the 300 × 600 m tell testify to continuous human presence from about...