Muharraq

human settlement in Bahrain

Muharraq (Arabic: المحرق‎; lit. "place of ashes") is Bahrain's third lairgest city an servit as its caipital till 1923 when it wis replacit bi Manama.[1][2]

Muharraq Ceety

مدينة المحرق
View o Muharraq wi the skyline o Manama in the backgrund
View o Muharraq wi the skyline o Manama in the backgrund
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Coordinates: 26°15′N 50°37′E / 26.250°N 50.617°E / 26.250; 50.617
KintraBahrain
GovrenorateMuharraq Govrenorate
Population
 (2012)
 • Total176,583 [2]
 • Density32.9/km2 (85/sq mi)

The city is locatit on Muharraq Island an haes lang been a centre o releegiositie. Bahrain Internaitional Airport is locatit on the island an aw. Adjacent tae Muharraq are the man-made Amwaj Islands, kent for their lairge biggins, hotels an beaches. Muharraq is hame tae Muharraq Club, which is Bahrain's maist successful fitbaa club. The city is kent for its souq (traditional mercat) an as a hame o traditional airts an muisic; Ali Bahar, a popular an successful Bahraini sangster is frae Muharraq.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Al Khalifa." Al Khalifa. Retrieved on 24 December 2011.
  2. "[1]." Ibn Utub. Retrieved on 24 December 2011.

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