Travel the World with UC Libraries: Destination for Today: Bahrain

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Featured country: Bahrain

Bahrain is nestled on the western side of the Arabian Gulf, between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. It is connected to Saudi Arabia by a causeway.

Interesting facts about Bahrain:

  • Bahrain consists of 33 islands, only 3 of which are inhabited.
  • Bahrain’s al-Khamis Mosque is the oldest Islamic structure in the Gulf region.

Source: CultureGrams

Featured library resource: Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets. See a report on Bahrain at http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/26414.htm.

Posted by Olga Hart

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