Bahrain 2009-JAN-01 - -   


Kingdom of BAHRAIN

Kingdom of BAHRAIN

Flag or Logo since 2002-02-14
Mamlakat AL-BAHRAYN : مملكة البحرين (ar) + Kingdom of BAHRAIN (en)w UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

King Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah
(ruler of BAHRAIN since 1999-03-06)
Capitals & administrative places: Manamah
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) .
w recognized, diplomatic or working language at national level


BAHRAIN Kingdom of BAHRAIN  (Manamah)

5 Divisions:

CAPITAL CAPITAL Governorate  (Manamah)Local: Muhafazah AL-´ASIMAH : محافظة العاصمة (ar)  (Al-Manamah)
CENTRAL CENTRAL Governorate  (Al Mintaqah Al Wusta)Local: Al-Muhafazah AL-WUSTAH : المحافظة الوسطى (ar)  (Al-Mintaqah Al-Wusta)
MUHARRAQ MUHARRAQ Governorate  (Muharraq)Local: Muhafazah AL-MUHARRAQ : محافظة المحرق (ar)  (Al-Muharraq)
NORTHERN NORTHERN Governorate  (Al Mintaqah Ash Shamaliyah)Local: Al-Muhafazah ASH-SHAMALIYAH : المحافظة الشمالية (ar)  (Al-Mintaqah Ash-Shamaliyah)
SOUTHERN SOUTHERN Governorate  (Rifaa)Local: Al-Muhafazah AL-JANUBIYAH : المحافظة الجنوبية (ar)  (Ar-Rifa´ Al-Gharbi)

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

MINA SALMAN Naval Support Activity BAHRAIN : United States Naval Base of Mina Salman  (Jufair)Local: Naval Support Activity BAHRAIN (en) + MINA SALMAN : ميناء سلمان (ar)  (Jufair)
PAK-BAHRAIN PAK-BAHRAIN Defense Co-operation [Joint Program Review Group : JPRG]  (Pak-Bahrain)Local: PAK-BAHRAIN Defense Co-operation – Joint Program Review Group : JPRG (en)  (Pak-Bahrain)

62 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Astana)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GREATER ARABIA Greater Arab Free Trade Area : GAFTA  (Cairo)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
GULF STATES Gulf Cooperation Council Common Market : GCC  (Riyadh)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ISTANBUL COOPERATION Istanbul Cooperation Initiative : ICI  (Istanbul)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Havana + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SESAME International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East : SESAME  (Allan)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

MINA SALMAN Naval Support Activity BAHRAIN : United States Naval Base of Mina Salman  (Jufair)
PAK-BAHRAIN PAK-BAHRAIN Defense Co-operation [Joint Program Review Group : JPRG]  (Pak-Bahrain)

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