Bahrain is a country located in Western Asia. The country has no land neighbors. The official language of Bahrain is Arabic. Traveling across Bahrain if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Bahrain was ranked 72nd out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Bahrain is Bahraini dinar (BHD). The dinar (.د.ب or BD) is subdivided into 1000 fils.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 0.4 BHD and 1 USD is worth 0.38 BHD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Bahrain is 79.28 Mbps and mobile is 262.5 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density No data available.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Bahrain, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There is one common socket type used in Bahrain. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Bahrain?
There are no Mariott hotels in Bahrain.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Bahrain.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Bahrain.
What fast food chains are present in Bahrain?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Bahrain.
The KFC chain operates in Bahrain.
The Burger King chain operates in Bahrain.
What is the weather like in Manama?
Weather data for Manama (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Emergency phones in Bahrain
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The permitted tobacco products and alcoholic beverages must be in the possession of the 18-year-old.
- 3L of alcoholic beverages.
- 400 regular cigarettes, or the equivalent 250 grams of tobacco.