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Bahrain
The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island nation in the Persian Gulf. The country consists of 36 islands, the largest units Bahrain. The capital Manama is located on this island. In the west, the island is firmly linked to Saudi Arabia by King Fahd road is a road built on dams and bridges. Arabic and English are the official languages of the country.
92% of the country is desert. The climate of the country is hot and desert characterized. There is a fertile strip of forest on the north coast of Bahrain. Where it grows date palms, fig trees, pomegranate trees. The average annual precipitation is 72 mm. Most of the precipitation comes in winter and spring, from November to March. The average temperature is 17 ° C in January and 34 ° C in August. As an island nation Bahrain has no borders. The coastline is 161 km long. There is no surface water in the country, and therefore the water requirements are met by groundwater and seawater is cleaned of salt.

Fishing is still a significant source of income in Bahrain. In the past, the country famous for pearl fishing, but it has gone very strongly. However, there are still some shrimp fishing.

Football is the most popular sport in the country, but horse riding and camel riding are also popular sports.
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