Map of Bahrain showing Southern Governorate
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The Southern Governorate (Arabic: المحافظة الجنوبية, romanized: Al-Muḥāfaẓat al-Janūbīyah) has the largest area of the four governorates of Bahrain, and the smallest population (91,450). It includes parts of Bahrain's old municipalities – Al Mintaqah al Gharbiyah, Ar Rifa' wa al Mintaqah al Janubiyah, and Juzur Hawar (the Hawar Islands). It is the least populated of the regions on Bahrain.
The Governor of the Southern Governorate is Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al-Khalifa (b. 1993), the grandson of Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and the son of Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Deputy Prime Minister.
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