Halat Nuaim

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Halat Nuaim
Native name: حالة نعيم  (Arabic)
Halat Nuaim is located in Bahrain
Halat Nuaim
Halat Nuaim
Location of Halat Nuaim Island in Bahrain
Geography
Location Persian Gulf
Coordinates 26°14′24″N 50°38′06″E / 26.24°N 50.635°E / 26.24; 50.635Coordinates: 26°14′24″N 50°38′06″E / 26.24°N 50.635°E / 26.24; 50.635
Archipelago Bahrain
Adjacent bodies of water Persian Gulf
Total islands 1
Major islands
  • Halat Nuaim Island    
Area 0.27 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Length 0.65 km (0.404 mi)
Width 0.75 km (0.466 mi)
Coastline 2.58 km (1.603 mi)
Highest elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Administration
Governorate Muharraq Governorate
Largest settlement
Nuaim
(population 500)
Demographics
Demonym Bahraini
Population 1000 (2014)
Pop. density 3,700 /km2 (9,600 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Bahraini, non-Bahraini
Additional information
Time zone
Official website www.bahrain.com
ISO Code = BH-14

Halat Nuaim-Seltah (Arabic: حالة نعيم السلطة‎‎) is a Bahraini island. It is located off the coast of Muharraq island, near the town of Hidd. It has a distance of 5 km (3.1 mi) east of the capital, Manama, on Bahrain Island.

History[edit]

There were two islands separated by a 100 meters channel between them. Halat Nuaim which was inhabited by the Al Nuaim tribe, after whom it was named. Halat Seltah which was inhabited by the Al Sulaiti tribe, whom the island is named after. At 1998, dredging began in the canal, to create an artificial land and connect the islands.

Demography[edit]

There are two villages located on the Island:

Administration[edit]

The island belongs to Muharraq Governorate .

Transportation[edit]

The island is today connected to Muharraq Island by a road.

Economics[edit]

The inhabitants on the island are engaged in very small scale fishing which are mainly for the island consumption.

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