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About Bahrain

Places of Attraction

  • Bahrain National Museum
  • Bahrain Fort
  • Traditional Houses of Muharraq
  • Al Fateh Mosque
  • Dilmun Burial Mounds
  • Tree of Life
  • Barber Temple
  • Bin Matar House
  • Shaikh Ebrahim Centre
  • National Theatre of Bahrain

Language

While Arabic is Bahrain’s official language, English is widely spoken, especially for business purposes.

Currency

The Bahraini Dinar (BHD) is the official currency of Bahraini. It is divided into 1000 units. The exchange rate is:

  • USD 1 = BHD 0.376 approximately
  • GBP 1 = GBP 0.622 approximately

Time Zone

UTC/GMT +3 hours

Visas

Visa requirements for travel to Bahrain differ from country to country. Contact the Bahraini Embassy in your country of residence for more information.

Climate

During the summer months, stretching from April to October, afternoon temperatures average around 37-40°C. In winter, temperatures range between 10°C and 20°C.

Suggested Dress Code

Most aspects of the business culture are conservative. Lightweight summer clothing is ideal with a wrap, sweater or jacket for air conditioned premises. Women are usually advised to dress modestly.

Emergency Phone Number

Police, Ambulance, and Fire Services: 999

 

Source: www.bahrain.com