Bahrain

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Bahrain

Kingdom of Bahrain

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Geography

Area: 691 sq km

A group of one larger and 32 smaller barren islands in the Arabian Gulf, between the Qatar peninsula and Saudi Arabian mainland – linked to the latter by a causeway.

Population: 807,131    Annual Growth: 2.10%

Capital: Manama

Urbanites: 88.6%

HDI Rank: 39 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Peoples: 16 (38% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Arabic    Languages: 12 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Muslim

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians79,1809.812.4
Evangelicals23,5792.93.3
Muslim671,77583.23 

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Challenges for Prayer

Christian ministry in Bahrain has good foundations. For over a century, the American Mission Hospital has been well known and highly regarded. Pray that this may continue and that there may be fruit from the tactful witness of believers.

     For an additional 4 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Bahrain.