While Arabic is Bahrain’s official language, English is widely spoken, especially for business purposes.
The Bahraini Dinar (BHD) is the official currency of Bahraini. It is divided into 1000 units. The exchange rate is:
UTC/GMT +3 hours
Visa requirements for travel to Bahrain differ from country to country. Contact the Bahraini Embassy in your country of residence for more information.
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.
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.
Police, Ambulance, and Fire Services: 999