Bahrain Table of Contents
Formal Name: State of Bahrain.
Short Form: Bahrain.
Term for Citizens: Bahraini(s); adjectival form, Bahraini.
Date of Independence: August 15, 1971.
Size: About 691 square kilometers.
Topography: Archipelago of low desert islands, of which largest is Bahrain.
Climate: Hot and humid, little rainfall.
Data as of January 1993