Bahrain

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  • Bahrain

    1. 1. Bahrain Omar Al-Ansari Mr. Sweeney 8-C
    2. 2. Where Bahrain is located <ul><li>Bahrain is located in Asia. The countries around it are Qatar and Saudi Arabia. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Geographic Features of Bahrain <ul><li>Area: 665 sq km; 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC Capital: Manama Major Cities: Muharraq, Jidhafs, Rifa, Isa Town Geographic Features: mostly low desert plain rising gently to low central escarpment </li></ul>
    4. 4. Climate of Bahrain <ul><li>Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers. Bahrain is usually a very hot country. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Environment of Bahrain <ul><li>In Bahrain you see that there are no exotic animals or plants. </li></ul>
    6. 6. History of (your country) <ul><li>Make a timeline of the important historical events of your country or province. </li></ul>Independence day New constitution Parliament dissolved Shia put down Execution of dissident Death of Sheikh Salman Voting Electricity went out 16/12/1971 1973 1995 1996 27/3/1996 6/3/1999 5/9/2002 8/23/2004 Bahrain won independence from Britain New constitution established They were deleted by the Khalifa family. Al Khalifa family stop the Shia from protesting First execution in 20 years causing street battles Put Sheikh Hamad in charge which stopped a 25 year long state of emergency Women are now allowed to vote and run for office It caused people to suffer from temperatures as high as 130 F
    7. 7. Customs and Traditions <ul><li>In Bahrain they celebrate the independence day, the 2 eids and the day Bahrain became a kingdom. Bahrain celebrate only the Muslim traditions seeing that its fully Muslim. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Government of Bahrain <ul><li>In Bahrain all the laws are made by the king. The next king is chosen by the old king because it’s a hereditary monarchy. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Economy of Bahrain <ul><li>In Bahrain lot’s of oil and gas are found underground. Which results that this funds the whole of Bahrain. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Tourism in Bahrain <ul><li>Bahrain is a very interesting place to visit with over 2 million tourists a year! The lonely planet guide describes Bahrain as “an excellent introduction to the gulf” </li></ul><ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in your country that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. </li></ul>

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