Supreme Council for Environment, Kingdom of Bahrain
Natural Reserves

Marine Environment in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago made up of a group of islands, and the number varies according to the criteria of calculating the sites of atolls and artificial islands. Calculations indicate that the number of islands in Bahrain ranges between 36 and 44 Island. The island of Bahrain is the largest with 84% of the total area of these islands, whose total area is estimated at 750 square kilometers, according to the geographical information of 2005. Other islands include Muharraq, Sitra, Hawar Islands, Umm an Nasan, Umm as Sabaan, Nabih Saleh and other islets scattered across the kingdom’s territorial waters.

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