Bahrain is a small island country in the Persian Gulf that is highly popular with many people due to the relaxed laws and lifestyle (when compared to those of Saudi Abrabia). Bahrain is an archipelago of thirty-three islands, the largest (Bahrain Island) is 55km (34 mi) long by 18 km (11mi) wide.
The planned Qatar Bahrain Causeway will link Bahrain and Qatar as the longest fixed link in the world. Bahrain is also known for its oil and pearls.
The country is also the home of many popular structures such as the Bahrain World Trade Centre and the Bahrain Financial Harbour, and also the home of many skyscrapers, including the proposed 1,022m (3,353 ft) high super-tall Murjan Tower. The Bahrain International Circuit is also located here and is the place where the popular Bahrain F1 Grand Prix takes place.