Northern Governorate

The Northern Governorate (Arabic: المحافظة الشمالية, romanizedAl-Muḥāfaẓat aš-Šamālīyah) is one of the four governorates of Bahrain. It includes parts of the former municipalities of Al Mintaqah al Gharbiyah, Al Mintaqah al Wusta, Al Mintaqah al Shamaliyah, Jidd Haffs and Madinat Hamad.

Northern Governorate
المحافظة الشمالية
Muḥāfaẓat aš-Šamālīyah
Governorate
Flag of Northern Governorate
Map of Bahrain showing Northern Governorate
Map of Bahrain showing Northern Governorate
Country Bahrain
Government
 • GovernorAli bin Al Shaikh Abdulhussain Al Asfoor
Area
 • Total145.50 km2 (56.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total276,949
Time zoneUTC+3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Settlements in the Northern GovernorateEdit

EducationEdit

The Japanese School in Bahrain is located in Sar in the governorate.[2]

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Coordinates: 26°07′N 50°29′E / 26.117°N 50.483°E / 26.117; 50.483