The Kingdom of Bahrain is a Middle Eastern archipelago in the Persian Gulf, tucked into a pocket of the sea flanked by Saudi Arabia and Qatar. It displays relative social liberalism compared with more conservative neighboring countries, where Islamic law is applied in a much stricter way.
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Manama is the capital and largest city of Bahrain with an approximate population of 155,000 people, roughly a quarter of the country's population.
Muharraq is a metropolitan area in Bahrain, an island connected to the northeast of the capital of Manama.
Riffa is the second largest city in Bahrain. East Riffa is home to Bahrain's National Stadium, where most football matches and important sports events in Bahrain take place.
The Hawar Islands are in Bahrain, southeast of the main island near Qatar. Hawar, Suwād al Janūbīyah, Suwād ash Shamālīyah, Rubud Al Sharqiyah, Rubud Al Gharbiyah and Muhazwarah.
Isa Town is in Bahrain. It is famous for the traditional marketplace. Adhari Park located close to the Isa town junction on the Shaikh Isa bin Salman highway.