Country Name Literacy (%) Year of Estimate Israel 97 2004 Qatar 96 2010 Bahrain 95 2010 Kuwait 93 2005 Jordan 93 2010 Lebanon 87 2003 Saudi Arabia 87 2010 Oman 81 2003 Syria 80 2004 Iraq 78 2010 United Arab Emirates 78 2003 Yemen 64 2010
Map of Bahrain Bahrain - which name means "two seas" - was once viewed by the ancient Sumerians as an island paradise to which the wise and the brave were taken to enjoy eternal life. It was one of the first states in the Gulf to discover oil and to build a refinery; as such, it benefited from oil wealth before most of its neighbours. Bahrain never reached the levels of production enjoyed by Kuwait or Saudi Arabia and has been forced to diversify its economy.
Map of Bahrain. Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago with Bahrain Island the largest land mass at 34 miles long by 11 miles wide.
Map of Bahrain Cannot find a suitable image. Spent R & R there while in Army during Desert Storm. I loved the town. I went horseback riding on the beach while visiting a country club. Also went to a neat resort that had a swim up bar. Beautiful
Bahrain is the site of the ancient Dilmun civilization. It has been famed since antiquity for its pearl fisheries, which were considered the best in the world into the 19th century. Bahrain was one of the earliest areas to convert to Islam (AD 628).