List of islands of Bahrain

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This is a list of islands of Bahrain. Bahrain is an archipelago made up of 33 natural islands and a number of man-made ones.

The Hawar Islands are a group of islands split between Bahrain and Qatar. In 2001, Bahrain obtained most of the islands from international law.

The Amwaj Islands are an example of an artificial project going on in Bahrain. these islands are already settled and are in the final phase of construction.

Island Capital Other Cities Area (km²) Proportion of total area (2014) Population Proportion of total population (2014) Comments
Bahrain Island Manama Jidhafs, Sanabis, Al Budaiya, Tubli, Isa Town, A'ali, Madinat Hamad, Riffa, Malkiya 590.7 76%[1] 940000 76% the biggest island of the archipelago
Al Dar Island Folk island resort Falkland beach 0.04 0% 0 0%
Amwaj Islands Floating City Najmah, Tala, Wardeh, Hamama, Dalphene, Farasha 4.31 0.5% 10000 1% Artificial Island
Diyar Al Muharraq Diyar Al Muharraq 12.0 1.5% 0 0% Artificial Island
Durrat Al Bahrain Atol 1 Atol 2, Atol 3, Atol 4, Atol 5, Atol 6, Petal 1, Petal 2, Petal 3, Petal 4, Petal 5, Durrat Al Bahrain resort 20.0 2.5% 870 0% Artificial group of islands
Halat Nuaim Halat Nuaim Halat Seltah 0.27 0% 1000 0% these 2 islands recently connected.
Hawar Dawhat Hawar 53.5 7% 4000 0.3%
Jidda Island Jidda Island Palace 0.48 0% 0 0%
King Fahd Causeway Border Station 0.88 0% 10 0%
Muharraq Island Muharraq Al Dair, Busaiteen, Samaheej, Galali, Al Hidd, Arad 49.3 6% 200000 16%
Nabih Saleh Nabih Saleh Juzayyirah 1.3 0% 3000 0%
Northern City Northern City 7.0 1% 100 0% Construction workers in trailers
Nurana Island South Nurana North Nurana 2.32 0% 0 0%
Prince Khalifa Bin Salaman Causeway Al Hidd water park 0.35 0% 0 0%
Qassar al Qulay`ah Qassar al Qulay`ah 0.13 0% 0 0%
Reef Islands Lulu Island Bahrain Bay, Arcapita beach 2.07 0% 3000 0% (also known as Lulu Island)
Sitra Al Kharijiya Halat Umm al Bayd, Mahazza, Al Garrya, Marquban, Abul Aish, Wadyan, Sufala, Al Hamriya 14.6 2% 81000 7%
South Sitra Island South Sitra Palace 0.1 0% 0 0%
Umm an Nasan Umm an Nasan 20.0 3% 10 0%
Umm as Sabaan Umm as Sabaan 0.23 0% 3 0%
Bahrain Lagoon 0.0 0% 0 0% Future Artificial planned Island
Other Islands Al-Garum Islands Mashtan islands, Yusuf 0.42 0% 0 0%
Bahrain Manama 780.0 100% 1240000 100%
Bahrain map 2014

Lost islands[edit]

Islands that once existed but which now, because of land reclamation, are no longer separated from larger land masses.

  • Jazirat al Azl. Now joined to Muharraq.[2][3]

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