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*[[Bahrain Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
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*[[Bahrain Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Bahrain Census|Census]]
 
*[[Bahrain Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
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*[[Bahrain Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
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Bahrain Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Bahrain Background
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Getting started with Bahrain research

In 1783, the al-Khalifa family captured Bahrain from the Persians. In order to secure these holdings, it entered into a series of treaties with the UK during the 19th century that made Bahrain a British protectorate. The archipelago attained its independence in 1971. Bahrain's small size and central location among Persian Gulf countries require it to play a delicate balancing act in foreign affairs among its larger neighbors. Facing declining oil reserves, Bahrain has turned to petroleum processing and refining and has transformed itself into an international banking center.

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Jurisdictions

5 governorates

  • Asamah
  • Janubiyah
  • Muharraq
  • Shamaliyah
  • Wasat

note: each governorate administered by an appointed governor

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