Overview - Bahrain

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Capital:Manama
Area:665 km²
Population:698,585 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Arabic, English, Farsi, Urdu.
Religion(s):Muslim (Shi'a and Sunni) - 81.2%, Christian - 9%, others - 9.8%.
Ethnic Group(s):Bahraini - 62.4%, others - 37.6%.