Al Manamah


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Manamah, Al

(äl mänäm`ä), town (1991 pop. 127,578), capital, commercial center, and largest city of BahrainBahrain
or Bahrein
, officially Kingdom of Bahrain, constitutional monarchy and archipelago (2015 est. pop. 1,372,000), 266 sq mi (689 sq km), in the Persian Gulf. The two main islands are Bahrain and Al Muharraq, connected by a causeway.
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, on the Persian Gulf. It has oil refineries and light industries and is a free port. The National Museum and a Qur'an museum are in the town, and the command of the U.S. Fifth Fleet is based there. A causeway links the town with the island of Al Muharraq.
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