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Al khobar

Al-Khobar is one of the three main cities in the Eastern Province, the others being Dammam and Dhahran. These three cities form a closely joined triangle which has existed for centuries. In the past, Al-Khobar was a small port on the Arabian Gulf, inhabited mainly by fishermen. With the discovery of oil, it was transformed into an industrial port. In time, it has become the commercial hub of the Eastern Province. Based on a city plan dating back to 1942 (1361H), the city is neatly divided into residential squares evenly transected by roads. Such careful organization is indicative of its important role in the national economy. Along with its industrial port, the city still serves small ships carrying passengers and goods. It is the center of the area's export-import activity, and is a transit point for goods that are distributed throughout the Kingdom. It contains branches of all the country's major banks as well as fine hotels, some along its picturesque corniche. It is developing into an important industrial city, with factories turning out industrial gas, dairy products, carbonated water, tissue paper and ready-made garments.

King fahd causeway

Linking Saudi Arabia to Bahrain, is fifteen and a half miles long and is the second longest causeway in the world.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:beach, bahrain, less restriction
  • Cons:extremely hot weather, humid
  • Intro Updated Jun 22, 2013
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  • Sep 5, 2010 at 12:58 PM

    Hi, Toni!!! Thanks for the tips! We are` new here in al-khubar,for sure it will help. sweet2021

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2009 at 6:51 AM

    Looks like you are living in a very nice area. Nice that the beach is so close by and everything seems to have more space.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2009 at 7:26 AM

    Hallo, Toni! Thanks for your pages! Nice to read them! ~

  • Mosab86's Profile Photo
    Oct 11, 2008 at 8:04 PM

    very nice.. hope you enjoyed the city :) most welcomed,,

  • Shobaki's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2008 at 8:51 AM

    Its expensive? always it is open?

  • shelnlin's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2007 at 1:43 AM

    Nice to see more photos in here Toni... I hope that you are still enjoying life in KSA.

  • shintarojon's Profile Photo
    Mar 26, 2007 at 5:59 AM

    sabagay sa riyadh lang naman talaga super higpit....musta na mga anak mo? magaling na ba sila?

  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2007 at 6:08 AM

    Jet skiing, pedal boats, camel rides, bargain shopping and luxurious beaches--who could ask for more? It looks like a great place for a family outing...nice page, Toni...

  • yellowbell's Profile Photo
    Feb 26, 2007 at 7:59 PM

    Hi Toni, summer na rin sa Pinas and time to go to the beaches!! Nice to know that Al Khobar has beach destinations.

  • nixca316's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2007 at 2:57 AM

    I wonder what's on your mind ;p I enjoyed the drip? Heheheheh. These are good pages sis! =)

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