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A'ali

عالي
Town
Country Bahrain
Population
 • Total 100,553
Time zone UTC+3

A'ali is one of the biggest towns in Bahrain. Before it was a part of the municipality of Mintaqah. Since 2001 it is in the Central Governorate. A'ali is famous for its 170,000+ ancient burial mounds. These are one of the largest graveyards in the world. A'ali is famous also for its old pottery handicraft.

Geography

A'ali is in the middle of Bahrain. It is south of Isa Town and north of Riffa. A'ali has a National Driving School. A'ali is mainly a Shia town. It is approximately 15 km (9.3 miles) southwest of the capital of Bahrain.


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