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Delve into Askar in Bahrain

Askar in the region of Southern Governorate is a city in Bahrain - some 11 mi or ( 18 km ) South of Manama , the country's capital .

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Current time in Askar is now 08:44 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bahrain " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riyadh, Dammam, Shiraz, Bushehr, and Kuwait City. While being here, make sure to check out Riyadh . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Askar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Askar, Bahrain

Askar is a village on the south eastern coast of Bahrain. It is inhabited by members of the Al Buainain tribe & Al Aazmi tribe, among others. It is also home to the shrine of Sa'sa'a bin Sohan, a companion of Imam Ali. Askar's native inhabitants, the Baharna, moved to the new village of Ma'ameer in the 18th century.

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Located at 26.06 50.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Jaww is a village on the south eastern coast of Bahrain, and has traditionally been home to the Al Bu Romaih tribe. One of Bahrain's main prisons is located near the village. Al Sayed a Sunni family is also very much settled in the Jaw & in some parts of Riffa. famous business man are Azhar Al Sayed, Ather Al Sayed.

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Located at 26.00 50.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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Geography of Bahrain

Bahrain (from the Arabic word for "two seas" — itself an inaccurate folk etymology for the much older, Semitic term, Bahran) comprises an archipelago of thirty-three islands in the Persian Gulf, situated close to the shore of the Arabian Peninsula. The islands are about twenty-four kilometers from the east coast of Saudi Arabia and twenty-eight kilometers from Qatar. The total area of the islands is about 691 square kilometers, or about four times the size of the District of Columbia.

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Located at 26.04 50.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
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Awali is a small municipality located approximately in the centre of the Kingdom of Bahrain, a small island in the Persian Gulf. Founded in the 1930s by the Bahrain Petroleum Company, it is populated mostly by workers of various nationalities from around the world whose skills were needed in the setting up and running of the refinery at Sitrah. To its north are Bahrain's oil refinery and to its south are the oil wells and the desert area of Sakhir.

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Located at 26.08 50.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
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Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago of 33 islands, the largest being Bahrain Island, at 55 km long by 18 km wide. Saudi Arabia lies to the west and is connected to Bahrain by the King Fahd Causeway. Iran lies 200 km to the north of Bahrain, across the Gulf. The peninsula of Qatar is to the southeast across the Gulf of Bahrain.

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Located at 26.03 50.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
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