Bahrain is a small state in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain is on an island, connected by a causeway to Saudi Arabia. Its area is 760 square kilometers. Its rulers are Sunni muslims, most of the population are Shia muslims. Like many gulf states guest workers fill many infrastructure jobs.
- "Bahrain". CIA factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ba.html. Retrieved 2012-08-13.