Bahrain πŸ‡§πŸ‡­

Manama

Bahrain is part of Asia with main city at Manama. Official language is Arabic. Bahrain uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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πŸ’± Currencies Used

Bahrain uses the Bahraini dinar (symbol: .?.?), code BHD.Banknotes come in denominations of 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars and 500 filss. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 filss. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10 and 5 filss.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Bahrain is on average 4.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bahrain is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 7.04 BHD, which includes 8 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Batelco, Viva or Zain. Bahrain uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bahrain upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Bahrain, dial +, then 973 (the country code for Bahrain), then the area code and the local number.

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Bahrain uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Bahrain you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

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Last updated: July 13, 2019