List of islands of Bahrain

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This is a list of islands of the kingdom of Bahrain, which includes most of the archipelago known as the Bahrain Islands.[1] The kingdom consists of 33 natural islands and a number of man-made ones.

Islands[edit]

In addition to the Bahrain Islands, the kingdom consists of:

  • The Hawar Islands, split between Bahrain and Qatar, most of which were granted to Bahrain by an international court in 2001.
  • The Amwaj Islands, an artificial island chain which is already settled and 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%[2] 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% Formerly the separate islands of Nabih and Saleh[1]
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

Former islands[edit]

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


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