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About Manama

140,401 in city
345,000 in metro
0 km² (0 mi²)
10 m
Manama is the capital of Bahrain. In the last 30 years the city has more than doubled in size and now covers about 25 square kilometres. The population has also risen dramatically from 67,000 in 1971, to 137,000 recorded 1991, and is currently estimated at about 160,000. The city occupies the far north-eastern corner of corner of the main island of the Bahrain archipelago. Manama is encircled by a ring of excellent highways which link it to the interior, the two causeways to Muharraq Island, a causeway to the Sitra region, and a causeway to Saudi Arabia. Manama retains an intimate atmosphere with excellent public services and hotels, impeccable hygiene and reputation for security and public order. As well as modern banking, shopping, diplomatic, residential and services areas there still exists the traditional Suq.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
369 All Buildings
under construction

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay 885 ft 2014
2 Dual Tower 2 853 ft 2007
3 Dual Tower 1 853 ft 2007
4 Bahrain World Trade Centre 1 787 ft 2008
5 Bahrain World Trade Centre 2 787 ft 2008

Building types

No. Type
300 high-rise building
43 skyscraper
24 low-rise building
2 mosque