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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Bahrain

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

BAHRAIN
BAHRAIN

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Bahrain - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

973

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

BRN

Internet country code

BH

GRC Country Code

BAR

Bahrain - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 14th March 2021
   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

   ۱٫۲۳۴٬۴۵

(where ٬ indicates the decimal separator and ٫ the thousands separator)

Bahrain - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 27th March 2021
   dd/mm/yyyy
   14:32

Bahrain - Languages

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The official language is Standard Arabic External. There are 300 000 speakers of Bahanra Spoken Arabic External and 100 000 speakers of Gulf Spoken Arabic External.

Bahrain - Company legal forms

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Bahraini companies have these legal forms:

   General Partnerships
   Joint Stock Companies
   Joint Ventures
   Limited Liability Companies
   Limited Partnerships
   Partnerships Limited by Shares
   Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Bahrain - Address format

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Addresses are written in the format:

   Building information
   number[ ]Thoroughfare
   Settlement[ ]postal code

for example:

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or

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   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Bahrain - Postal codes

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   Note: This section last updated 9th May 2020

Bahraini postal codes (reportedly sometimes known as Block number or رقم المجمع) consist of a block of three or four digits. Those consisting of three digits refer to regions number 1 to 9. Those with four digits refer to regions 10-12. Codes range between 101 and 199 and between 1000 and 1216

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Bahrain - Postal code format graphic

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Bahrain - Postal code format

Bahrain - Postal code specifics

Bahrain - Postal code regular expression

\A[1-9][0-9][0-9]\d{3,3}|[0-1][0-2][0-9][0-9]\d{4,4}\Z

Bahrain - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Bahrain

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Refer to Exonyms in Bahrain for full lists of place names in Bahrain in other languages.

   Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http:www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External
   Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Bahrain - Administrative districts

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   Note: This section last updated 11th January 2015

Bahrain 4 governorates External:

    Asamah External
    Janubiyah External
    Muharraq External
    Shamaliyah External

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Bahrain

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Bahraini telephone numbers have no area codes. All subscriber numbers have 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence with 3, 63, 663, 666 pr 669.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

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