Bahrain

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  • King: Hamad ibn Isa al-Khalifah (1999)

  • Prime Minister: Khalifah ibn Sulman al-Khalifah (1970)

  • Land area: 239 sq mi (619 sq km); total area: 257 sq mi (665 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 1,314,089 (growth rate: 2.49%); birth rate: 13.92/1000; infant mortality rate: 9.68/1000; life expectancy: 78.58

  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Al-Manámah, 262,000

  • Monetary unit: Bahrain dinar

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