Furthermore, camping in Sakhir during the winter months is a popular activity in the country.
In the early 2000s, the area has seen many changes such as the creation of the University of Bahrain main campus and Bahrain International Circuit, the home of Formula One's Bahrain Grand Prix and Sakhir Grand Prix.
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