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Bahrain

The King Fahad Causeway links Kingdom of Bahrain to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a total length of 25km (16 mi) and having a width of 23m (75 ft). The causeway was officially inaugurated on 26 November, 1986 in the presence of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia and His Royal Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Emir of the State of Bahrain, with the latter consenting heartily to naming the bridge King Fahd Causeway.

This is currently the only land link Bahrain has with the outside world and is a major contributor ro increased Inter-Gulf trade. In the year 2010, it is estimated that number of vehicles using the causeway is about 24, 104 daily. The total number of travelers across the causeway from both countries was 19.1 million passengers, or an average of 52, 450 passengers per day.

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