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Capital: Manama
Population: 1,343,000
Conventional Name: Kingdom of Bahrain
Chief of State: King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa
Head of State: Prime Minister Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa
National Anthem: Bahrainona (Our Bahrain)
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Bahrain is defined by its relationship with water. Take the country's name: ‘Two Seas' in Arabic, the focus is not the island's minimal landmass, but the water that laps its shores. So ... More »


Dilmun, or Telmun, was an ancient Semitic-speaking country mentioned throughout the history of Mesopotamia from the 3rd millennium BC onwards.


May 21, 2013 ... The site in Bahrain, thought to be the location of the enigmatic Dilmun civilisation, was recently discussed at a conference in Manama, the Gulf ...


Dilmun (sometimes transliterated Telmun) is associated with ancient sites on the islands of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. Because of its location along the sea ...


Oct 25, 2015 ... Dilmun (Telmun) was a civilization located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. Although this was quite an old civilization, it is much ...


Dilmun: Sumerian name of an ancient independent kingdom that flourished c. 2000 bce, centred on Bahrain Island in the Persian Gulf. Dilmun is mentioned as a ...


But promising and intriguing as it was, the Dilmun-Indus land hypothesis was the product of “arm-chair” scholarship, which needed corroboration from the “field,” ...


Jan 2, 2016 ... The Bronze Age trading center of Dilmun on the Persian Gulf coast was described as a paradise in the earliest cuneiform records of ...


Qal'at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun. Qal'at al-Bahrain is a typical tell – an artificial mound created by many successive layers of human ...


Called Dilmun in the earliest texts (Uruk IV period),[ BA-012] the sea world and the lands along it took on a mythical perspective. The Sumerians described the ...