Few things people know about Bahrain – one of the richest countries in the world

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On the evening of August 23, Vietnam Olympic team faced Bahrain in the 1/8 round match of Asiad 2018 in Indonesia.

On the evening of August 23, Vietnam Olympic team faced Bahrain in the 1/8 round match of Asiad 2018 in Indonesia.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

With an area of about 760 square kilometers, Bahrain is larger than only two other Asian countries, Singapore and Maldives.

According to data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from April, Bahrain ranked 23rd in the top 29 richest countries in the world, with a GDP per capita of more than 50,000 USD a year.

With an area of about 760 square kilometers, Bahrain is larger than only two other Asian countries, Singapore and Maldives.

According to data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from April, Bahrain ranked 23rd in the top 29 richest countries in the world, with a GDP per capita of more than 50,000 USD a year.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

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Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

The emirate is an archipelago but you can drive straight here from another country without having to get on a ferry.

The emirate is an archipelago but you can drive straight here from another country without having to get on a ferry.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

A vital link for centuries on the political map of the Middle East, Bahrain has only been an independent country for 47 years.

A vital link for centuries on the political map of the Middle East, Bahrain has only been an independent country for 47 years.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

This is the first country to organize an F1 Grand Prix race in the Middle East since 2004, with that year’s champion being Michael Schumacher.

This is the first country to organize an F1 Grand Prix race in the Middle East since 2004, with that year’s champion being Michael Schumacher.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

According to the International Energy Agency in 2016, Bahrain is the country with the largest per capita electricity consumption in Asia and is the third most energy-thirsty country in the world, after Iceland and Norway.

According to the International Energy Agency in 2016, Bahrain is the country with the largest per capita electricity consumption in Asia and is the third most energy-thirsty country in the world, after Iceland and Norway.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

Bahraini women are often more active than most women in other Arab countries, with high levels of education and working in many professions, according to Commisceo Global.

Bahraini women are often more active than most women in other Arab countries, with high levels of education and working in many professions, according to Commisceo Global.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

Bahraini women’s dress code is quite open, but women in some rural areas still wear the hijab veil and traditional long abayah.

Bahraini women’s dress code is quite open, but women in some rural areas still wear the hijab veil and traditional long abayah.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

Western fashion is popular in Bahrain, but some men still wear traditional robes and white kaffiyeh headscarves, tied with an ornate camel hair braid called iqal, especially during weddings.

Western fashion is popular in Bahrain, but some men still wear traditional robes and white kaffiyeh headscarves, tied with an ornate camel hair braid called iqal, especially during weddings.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

Traditional Bahraini cuisine will appeal to diners with Middle Eastern tastes.

Traditional Bahraini cuisine will appeal to diners with Middle Eastern tastes.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

One of Bahrain’s most famous dishes is `machboos` – a meat or fish dish similar to Indian chicken biriyani, but using a mixture of Middle Eastern spices.

One of Bahrain’s most famous dishes is `machboos` – a meat or fish dish similar to Indian chicken biriyani, but using a mixture of Middle Eastern spices.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

Bahrain has two UNESCO world heritage sites, including the archaeological site of Qal’at al-Bahrain, and the 3.5km Bahrain Pearling Trail (pictured) on the island of Muharraq – where divers explore

Bahrain has two UNESCO world heritage sites, including the archaeological site of Qal’at al-Bahrain, and the 3.5km Bahrain Pearling Trail (pictured) on the island of Muharraq – where divers explore

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

When Bahrainis invite you to dine at home, if the food is placed on the floor, sit cross-legged or kneel like a host.

Try a little of each dish, sometimes the guests of honor will be offered the most luxurious dishes such as sheep’s head.

When Bahrainis invite you to dine at home, if the food is placed on the floor, sit cross-legged or kneel like a host.

Try a little of each dish, sometimes the guests of honor will be offered the most luxurious dishes such as sheep’s head.

Few things people know about Bahrain - one of the richest countries in the world

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