Ghuraifa

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Ghuraifa
الغريفة
Village
Ghuraifa is located in Bahrain
Ghuraifa
Ghuraifa
Location in Bahrain
Coordinates: 26°12′21″N 50°36′05″E / 26.20583°N 50.60139°E / 26.20583; 50.60139Coordinates: 26°12′21″N 50°36′05″E / 26.20583°N 50.60139°E / 26.20583; 50.60139
Country Bahrain
Governorate Capital Governorate

Ghuraifa (Arabic: الغريفة‎) is a village in Bahrain that has now been subsumed into the Juffair suburb of Manama, Bahrain. Its Bahraini inhabitants are Baharna Shia.

The village and its descendants have produced a number of prominent Twelver clerics, including:

The village lies west of the United States Naval Support Activity Bahrain base, and south of the Bahrain School.

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