Population of Cities in Bahrain (2021)

With just over 1.7 million people, Bahrain is the world’s 152nd-most populous country. Bahrain’s capital and largest city is Manama, which is home to about 147,000 people. Manana is an important regional port city in the Person Gulf and a hub for migrant workers. Manama’s twin city, Muharraq, is the previous capital and third-largest city, with a population of about 100,000. Riffa, the second-largest city, has a population of about 111,000.

The ten largest cities in Bahrain comprise about 40% of its population. About 89% of Bahrain’s population lives in urban areas and cities. As the country continues to grow, currently at a rate of about 3.68% per year, the urban population is expected to increase slowly.

Bahrain has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 8 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Bahrain is Manama, with a population of 147,074 people.

Name 2021 Population
Manama147,074
Al Muharraq97,458
Ar Rifa'79,550
Dar Kulayb65,466
Madinat Hamad52,718
Madinat `Isa38,090
Sitrah37,657
Jidd Hafs31,735
Al Hadd12,797

Population of All Cities in Bahrain

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