Central Governorate

Bahrain Clock Tower. © TheBahrain.Com

Central Governorate

Central Governorate
Central Governorate

The Central Governorate (Arabic: المحافظة الوسطى Al Muhafazah al Wustah‎) is one of the five governorates of Bahrain. It includes parts of the former municipalities of Al Mintaqah al Wusta, Ar Rifa' wa al Mintaqah al Janubiyah, Madinat 'Isa, Sitrah and A'ali.

The Bahrain National Stadium (Arabic: إستاد البحرين الوطني‎; transliterated: Stād al-Bahrayn al-Watanī) is the national stadium of Bahrain, located in East Riffa. It can accommodate 35,000 people and is used mostly for football matches. It was built in 1982.

The stadium was renovated in December 2012 for hosting the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations tournament. New look grandstand roof, seating, new pitch, fences, turnstiles and all interiors refurbished.

Established over 50 years ago and situated in Sitra since 1977, the Bahrain Yacht Club today is host to the many people who share a common passion for the varied forms of sailing and water sports.

Whether you are a seasoned sea dog,or just keen to get your feet wet, we offer a great range of training facilities and services to meet your requirements. Membership is available to all, with family and individual memberships on request, and we welcome visitors and members of all yacht clubs.

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