Bahrain: Polity Style: 1783-2016

23 Jul 1783 - 15 Aug 1971 al-Baḥrayn wa Tawābi‘hu
15 Aug 1971 decree on state name becomes effective [1]
15 Aug 1971 - 14 Feb 2002 Dawlat al-Baḥrayn
14 Feb 2002 name changed in accordance with Constitutional amendments [2]
14 Feb 2002 - Mamlakat al-Baḥrayn

[1] Decree No. 1 of 1971 is dated 15 Aug 1971 with immediate effect (published in al-Jarīda al-Rasmiyya, 19 Aug 1971, No. 930).
[2] The Constitutional amendments of 2002 become effective upon the publication in the Official Gazette as provided by Art. 125 (published in al-Jarīda al-Rasmiyya, 14 Feb 2002, No. 2517)
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