State of BAHRAIN

State of BAHRAIN

Flag or logo since 1950-10-05*
Dawlat AL-BAHRAYN (ar) : دولة البحرين (ar) + State of BAHRAIN (en)r UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Emir Sheikh Isa II bin Salman Al Khalifah
(ruler of BAHRAIN since 1971-08-15)
Capitals & administrative places*: Manamah
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) .
r recognized, diplomatic or working language at national level


BAHRAIN Emirate of BAHRAIN  (Manamah)

6 Divisions:

HADD Municipality of HADD  (Hidd)Local: Madinat AL-HADD : مدينة الحد (ar)  (Al-Hadd)
JUDD HAFS Municipality of JUDD HAFS  (Judd Hafs)Local: Madinat JIDD HAFS : مدينة جد هفس (ar)  (Jidd Hafs)
MANAMAH Municipality of MANAMAH  (Manamah)Local: AL-MANAMA City (en) + Madinat AL-MANAMAH : مدينة المنامة (ar)  (Al-Manamah)
MUHARRAQ Municipality of MUHARRAQ  (Muharraq)Local: Madinat AL-MUHARRAQ : مدينة المحرق (ar)  (Al-Muharraq)
RIFAA WEST Municipality of RIFAA WEST  (Rifaa)Local: Madinat AR-RIFA´ AL-GHARBI : مدينة الرفاع الغربي (ar)  (Ar-Rifa´ Al-Gharbi)
SITRAH Municipality of SITRAH  (Sitrah)Local: Madinat SITRAH : مدينة سترة (ar)  (Sitrah)

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

MINA SALMAN MINA SALMAN Support Facility : Jufair Base  (Jufair)Local: MINA SALMAN Support Facility : Jufair Base (en) + MINA SALMAN : ميناء سلمان (ar)  (Jufair)
PAK-BAHRAIN PAK-BAHRAIN Military Co-operation  (Pak-Bahrain)Local: PAK-BAHRAIN Military Co-operation (en)  (Pak-Bahrain)

14 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

MINA SALMAN MINA SALMAN Support Facility : Jufair Base  (Jufair)
PAK-BAHRAIN PAK-BAHRAIN Military Co-operation  (Pak-Bahrain)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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