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The Eastern Province (Arabic: الشرقية ash-Sharqiyyah) is the largest province of Saudi Arabia. The province's capital is the city of Dammam, which hosts the majority of the region's population and its government. The current governor of the region is Prince Saud Bin Naif. The Eastern Province is home to most of Saudi Arabia's oil production. The region is also home of the City of Jubail, which hosts the Jubail Industrial City, a global hub for chemical industries. It is also a tourist area because of its location on the coast of the Persian Gulf and the variety of entertainment activities available across the region. Most of the tourists who visit the region are from the other nearby Arab states of the Persian Gulf, and the Riyadh Region.
Cities, towns & villages in Eastern Province
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KhobarAl-Khobar (also spelled Khobar or al-Khubar; Arabic: الخبر‎‎) is a city located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the coast of the Persian Gulf. It is one of the largest cities in the Gulf Cooperation Council, with a population of 941,358 as of 2012. Al Khobar, Dammam, and Dhahran are part of the Dammam metropolitan area, the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Saudi Arabia with an estimated population of over 4,100,000 as of 2012. All three urban centers are served by the King Fahd International Airport which is the largest airport in the world, and King Abdul Aziz Port. Together, they are often known as \"The Triplet Cities\" by many natives and locals. Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are less than 15 km (9.3 mi) apart and form one metropolitan area, the fifth largest in Show Khobaron the map
Ras TanuraRas Tanura (more accurately Ra's Tannūrah, Arabic: رأس تنورة meaning \"cape oven, cape brazier\" presumably due to the unusual heat prevalent at the cape that projects into the sea) is a city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia located on a peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf. The name Ras Tanura applies both to a gated Saudi Aramco employee compound (also referred to as \"Najmah\") and to an industrial area further out on the peninsula that serves as a major oil port and oil operations center for Saudi Aramco, the largest oil company in the world. Today, the compound has about 3,200 residents, with a few Americans and British expats. Show Ras Tanuraon the map
Al ‘UḑaylīyahUdhailiyah (Arabic: العضيلية ʿuḍayliyyah) is a small oil company compound in the interior of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia located in the desert southwest of the metropolitan area. Built by the national oil company Saudi Aramco, Udhailiyah has a population of approximately 1,350 residents. Udhailiyah can also be seen with the spellings Udeliya, Udayliyah, and other variations with the same phonetics. Show Al ‘Uḑaylīyahon the map
DammamDammam (Arabic: الدمام‎‎ ad-Dammām) is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The judicial and administrative bodies of the province, plus several government departments, are located in the city. Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province, and the sixth largest in Saudi Arabia, after Riyadh, Jeddah, Mecca, Medina and Taif. Like the other 12 regional capitals of Saudi Arabia, Dammam is not included within any governorate; instead, it is governed as a \"municipality\" (Arabic: أمانة‎‎; amanah) headed by a mayor (Arabic: أمين‎‎; amin). Show Dammamon the map
Ra’s al KhafjīRas Al Khafji (Arabic: رأس الخفجي‎‎ Raʾs al-Ḫafğī) or Khafji (الخفجي) is a town on the border between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. It lies in what was before 1970 the Saudi–Kuwaiti neutral zone. The Japanese-owned Arabian Oil Company Ltd signed a concession agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia in December 1957 and with the government of Kuwait in July 1958 for exploration and development of hydrocarbon reserves in the offshore Neutral Zone. The Arabian Oil Company discovered the Khafji oil field in 1960 and the Hout oil field in 1963. Show Ra’s al Khafjīon the map
DhahranDhahran (Arabic الظهران aẓ-Ẓahrān) is a city located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. It is a major administrative center for the Saudi oil industry. Together with the nearby cities of Ad Dammam and Al Khobar, Dhahran forms part of the Dammam Metropolitan Area, which is commonly known as greater Dammam and has an estimated population of 4,140,000 as of 2012. Show Dhahranon the map
Al JubaylJubail (Arabic: الجبيل‎‎, Al Jubayl) is a city in the Eastern province on the Persian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia. It is the host of the largest industrial city in the Middle East. It is also home to the Middle East's largest and world's fourth largest petrochemical company. It has the world's largest IWPP (Independent Water and Power Project) producing 2743.6 MW of electricity and 800,000 m3 of water daily. Jubail comprises the Old Town of Al Jubail (Jubail Balad), which was a small fishing village until 1975 and the new industrial area. Jubail Industrial City is the largest civil engineering project in the world today. Show Al Jubaylon the map
ŞafwáSafwa (Arabic: صفوى‎‎, Ṣafwā) is a city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia situated on the Persian Gulf coast. It does not follow Qatif area and has a population of about 100,000 people. Safwa administrative community include;Um Al-Sahec.Safwa has all basic government departments, public utilities, educational institutions and health care centers. People in Safwa work in various sectors such as; education, health care, banking, mining, oil and gas, and commerce. The city includes one of the most organized neighborhoods in the eastern region, Al-Zahra neighborhood (Arouba), which has more than 1,200 residential units and an area of 336 hectares. the city has a history of 6500 years. it is a famous for Abu Edris who is originally from there, Abu Edris the most famous chief in Saudi Arab Show Şafwáon the map
Al ‘UqayrUqair (Arabic:عقير) is an ancient fort of Islamic origin, located in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. It is alternatively spelled Al-'Uqair, Uqayr, and Ogair, all Latin transliterations of the same Arabic word. It has been linked by some to the ancient city of Gerrha mentioned in Greek and Roman sources. The site was also the location of the 1922 conference at which the Protocol of Uqair was issued, helping establish the borders of modern Saudi Arabia. Show Al ‘Uqayron the map
Al QaţīfQatif or Al-Qatif (Arabic: القطيف‎‎ Al-Qaṭīf) is a governorate and urban area located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. It extends from Ras Tanura and Jubail in the north to Dammam in the south, and from the Persian Gulf in the east to King Fahd International Airport in the west. This region has its own municipality and includes the Qatif downtown and many other smaller cities and towns. Show Al Qaţīfon the map
Al ‘AwāmīyahAl-Awamiyah, also spelled Awamia, (Arabic: al-ʿAwāmiyyah) is a village situated in the Al-Qatif region in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. As of 2009, it has a population of about 25,500 people. Al-Awamiyah is bordered by the Al-Ramis farms to the east and some other farms to the west and the south. To the north side, there is a dividing line between Al-Awamiyah and the neighboring Safwa city, so the town cannot expand any more and provide housing land for its growing population. Due to this limited land, the people move out of the town and settle in nearby neighborhoods, notably Al-Nasera which is home to almost 2500 people living in 250 homes. Show Al ‘Awāmīyahon the map
King Khalid Military CityKing Khalid Military City (KKMC) (Arabic: مدينة الملك خالد transliterated: Medinat Al-Malek Khaled Al-Askariyah) is a special city in northeastern Saudi Arabia and about 60 km south of Hafar Al-Batin City, designed and built by the Middle East Division, a unit of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, in the 1970s and 1980s. The consultants were Brown, Daltas, and Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The city was built to provide lodging for several brigades of Saudi troops, with a design population of 65,000 people. Show King Khalid Military Cityon the map
AbqaiqAbqaiq (Arabic: بقيق‎‎ Biqayq), is a Saudi Aramco gated community and oil-processing facilities located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, located in the desert 60 km southwest of the metropolitan area, and north of the Rub' al-Khali, the second largest sand desert in the world also known as the \"Empty Quarter\". The community was built in the 1940s by Aramco (now Saudi Aramco). The Abqaiq community had a population of approximately 1,500 in 2012, though the inclusion of the population outside the Saudi Aramco community brings this number closer to 30,000. Show Abqaiqon the map
QaisumahQaisumah or Al Qaysumah (Arabic: is a village belonging to the city of Hafar Al-Batin, in Eastern Province (also known as Ash Sharqiyah), Saudi Arabia. It is located at around 28°18′35″N 46°7′39″E / 28.30972°N 46.12750°E. Show Qaisumahon the map
Al HufūfAl-Hofuf (also Hofuf , Hofof' or Hufuf, also known as Al-Hasa and Al-Ahsa) (Arabic: الهفوف‎‎ al-Hufūf) is the major urban center in the Al-Ahsa Oasis in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It is also very well known for being one of the largest date producers in the world, and for its old souks and palaces. Show Al Hufūfon the map
ḨaraḑHaradh is a small village in Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia. Haradh is famous for its oil-rich and gas-rich fields. Several oil plants and a gas plant are located in the Haradh area. Show Ḩaraḑon the map
SayhātSaihat City (Arabic: سيهات‎‎) is a city located on the east coast of Saudi Arabia, With a population of 100,000 in 2005. Show Sayhāton the map
States, regions, administrative units in Eastern Province
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Al Minţaqah ash SharqīyahThe Eastern Province (Arabic: ash-Sharqiyyah) is the largest province of Saudi Arabia by area. The province's capital is the city of Dammam, which hosts the majority of the region's population and its seat of government. The Eastern Province is the third most populous province in Saudi Arabia, after Makkah and Riyadh. Dammam is the province's most populous city, and the sixth most populous city in the country. The current governor of the Eastern Province is Prince Saud Bin Naif.Show on map
Different buildings in Eastern Province
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King Abdulaziz Air BaseKing Abdulaziz Air Base (IATA: DHA, ICAO: OEDR), formerly Dhahran International Airport and Dhaharan Airfield is a Royal Saudi Air Force Air Base located in Dhahran in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It's the first airport ever built in Saudi Arabian soil. It was operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1945 until 1962. After use by the USAF, Dhahran Airfield became Dhahran International Airport, as well as the co-located King Abdulaziz Air Base of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF). The military relationship that exists today between the United States and Saudi Arabia was highly influenced by the origin and development of this airfield. The base is close to other major cities in the area including Al-Thuqbah (5 km to the east), Khobar (5 km to the southeast), and Dammam (25Show on map
Al Qaisumah/Hafr Al Batin AirportAl Qaisumah/Hafr al Batin Airport (Arabic: مطار الباطن‎‎, IATA: AQI, ICAO: OEPA) is an airport serving Al Qaisumah (also spelled Al Qaysumah), a village near the city of Hafar Al-Batin in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The airport itself is about 20 kilometres (12.4 mi) southeast of Hafar Al-Batin.Show on map
Ras Tanura AirportRas Tanura Airport is a small airport in the western side of Ras Tanura city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport occupies an area of 1.9 km², surrounded by residential areas and oil pipelines. It is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Dammam, but is also close to other cities in the Province like Jubail, Khobar and Al-Thuqbah.Show on map
Abqaiq AirportAbqaiq Airport is a small airstrip located 10 km west to the center of Abqaiq city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It occupies an area of about 0.35 km², surrounded by farms and desert. It is about 65 km southwest of Dammam, the Province's largest city. The closest major city, however, is Al-Mubarraz, which is located about 55km to the south.Show on map
Ras Al-Mishab AirportRas Mishab Airport is a small military airfield in the naval complex of Ras Mishab on the Persian Gulf about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Jubail in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It occupies an area of around 2.8 square kilometres (1.1 sq mi) and is 850 metres (0.5 mi) from the shore.Show on map
Abu AliAbu Ali Airport is a small airstrip in the Island of Abu Ali, part of Jubail area in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of the city and about 900 metres (0.6 mi) from the shores of the Persian Gulf, occupying a small land area of about 0.5 km².Show on map
Tanajib AirportRas Tanajib Airport is a small airport located in the oil complex of Tanajib about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northwest of Jubail in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport is 4.1 km away from the Persian Gulf and occupies an area of 3 km².Show on map
Ras al KhafjiKhafji Airport (Arabic: مطار الخفجي‎‎) is a small airfield located southern the city of Khafji in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It occupies a small land area of approximately 0.45 km² adjacent to the shore.Show on map
Udhayliyah AirportUdhayliyah Airport is a small airport located in the village of Udhayliyah, 150 km southwest of Dammam in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It occupies a small area of 0.55 km² east of the residential camp.Show on map
Shaybah AirportShaybah Airport is a small airfield located in the remote Shaybah oil complex in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport is adjacent to the employees accommodation compound.Show on map
Haradh AirportHaradh Airport is a small airport in the oil complex of Haradh in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The airport occupies an area of 1.1 km² next to the residential camp.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Eastern Province
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Khalīj Nişf al QamarHalf Moon Bay (Arabic: شاطئ نصف القمر‎‎), is located near Khobar city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Half Moon Bay has been a place of recreation for many people, including oil workers and their families, for the last 80 years. Known for its great grouper fishing and sailing, many generations have enjoyed it. With an average depth of around 22 feet (with a few spots dropping to 50 feet) Half Moon Bay has been an excellent classroom for thousands of divers learning the sport of scuba diving. It is a very forgiving bay, with shallow entrances and very few large sharks. However, around 1968 a 30-foot whale wandered in to the enjoyment of many of the locals.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Eastern Province
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Jazīrat TārūtTārūt Island (Arabic: جزيرة تاروت‎‎) is an island in the Persian Gulf belonging to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, connected by two causeways to Qatif. It is six kilometers from the coast, and is the longest island in the Persian Gulf after Qeshm Island, extending from Ra’s Tannurah in the north to Qatif in the west. The island has an area of 70 square kilometers, and a population (2010) of 77,757. It contains a number of towns and villages, including Tārūt itself, Deyrah, and Darīn.Show on map