Muharraq Governorate

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Map of Bahrain showing Muharraq Governorate

The Muharraq Governorate is one of the five governorates of Bahrain. It is together with the municipality of Al Muharraq and with Muharraq Island and with outlying islets. It includes the former municipality of Al Hadd at the southern end of that island.

Muharraq is Bahrain's second largest city and is also called the "Place of Ashes".


Coordinates: 26°15′N 50°37′E / 26.25°N 50.617°E / 26.25; 50.617