Khobar

What is Khobar known for?


summer quot

during the day to about at night. December, January and February are the coldest months, with average temperatures around


brand

and gentrified, with many name-brand and Western eateries, coffee-shops and retailers. It is a bustling area with magnificent local food and good buys on merchandise (though quality may vary). Restaurant workers downtown will cater specially to Westerners. Prices vary, but tend to be reasonable - it is often possible to have a wonderful dinner downtown at a cafe of lamb, beef liver, chicken, rice, bread, falafel, veggies, and more for only the equivalent of $10 USD total for 4 people. Other Fun

to the food in other parts of the world. One of the most traditional meals here is Chiken Shawaya with Rice which is basically chicken and rice - which is also a popular combination worldwide. Never try to ask for pork in Saudi Arabia as in all Islamic countries this is a prohibited food considered sinful. Stick to chicken, beef, seafood (Khobar is near to the seaside) and veg food. Drink Good luck. It's illegal, but there are hidden bars. Most serve brand-name liquor but make their own


main show

on ‎‎21,700 m 2 . The buildings area is 14,100 m 2 . It ‎consists of seven main show halls, dealing with different sciences and ‎technologies. There are more than 350 scientific exhibited pieces and the IMAX scientific dome (the only IMAX theater in Saudi Arabia), http: www.scitech.com.sa ?PUrl Pages&Page Dome the Astronomic Observatory, ‎Educational Unit, Conference Hall, Temporary Exhibitions Hall and ‎Administrative


free video

on the northern outskirts of town, easily accessed from Dhahran or Dammam, but with absolutely nothing in walking distance. Nice rooms, pool, poolside cafe with food and shisha. *


energy producing

of energy producing and consuming nations to discuss a response to high oil prices (near-month West Texas Intermediate was above $40 per barrel the previous week). Saudi Arabia calls on OPEC to raise production quotas by as much as 11%, but the ministers do not come to an agreement other than to meet again in Beirut on June 3. Saudi Arabia decides to unilaterally increase its crude oil production beyond its quota to in June. (Reuters) *'''May 30''': Saudi


major commercial

, it was transformed into a major commercial and shopping center and an industrial port. In modern times, the larger port of Dammam has taken over most commercial shipping activities for the Eastern Province, and oil is exported via the dedicated Saudi Aramco port of Ras Tanura. As a result, Khobar has transformed and extended its water front along the Persian Gulf into a scenic Beirut-like corniche with parks, eateries, and family beaches, thus making it one of the most iconic


screen golf

place in Khobar is Golf World, a nice place to enjoy playing Golf with your Friends, Family and Kids. It is 4 screen golf rooms and a 3 Cushion Billiard table. The place is in Makkah St. Olaya Center- Olaya area (Aqrrubiah Before) Make reservation by calling 889-7078 Buy '''Mall of Dhahran''' - over 1,000,000 sq. feet of retail space. koko centre point Eat If you enjoy fast food, local vendors such as Baba Habbas offer delicious and cheap hamburgers, fries and drinks that closely remind to the food in other parts of the world. One of the most traditional meals here is Chiken Shawaya with Rice which is basically chicken and rice - which is also a popular combination worldwide. Never try to ask for pork in Saudi Arabia as in all Islamic countries this is a prohibited food considered sinful. Stick to chicken, beef, seafood (Khobar is near to the seaside) and veg food. Drink Good luck. It's illegal, but there are hidden bars. Most serve brand-name liquor but make their own beer - only expats that have been in Khobar for a long time know about these secret spots. You don't want to end up in a Saudi prison, though, so it's best to give up the sauce while you are there. Sleep *


incredible

, grocery store onsite. The security here is incredible - K9, car inspections, ID checks, mirrors underneath cars, Saudi National Guard protected, two gates that cars must pass through before entering, camera identification to get into the building. *


natural landscapes

and sports legacies. The area includes a variety of natural landscapes, parks, and beaches with a recreational coastline to the Persian Gulf. Many of Al Khobar's residents work for Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, Al Khobar also hosts and is preferred by many of the most important regional and international companies as its base. Traditionally, Khobar has also been a city of shopkeepers and merchants, and the city today has many modern malls and boulevards with shops run by international franchises (Franchising) and restaurants. Al Khobar today is a bustling economic centre with many skyscrapers built and others under construction. The nearby city of Dammam has the second-largest port in Saudi Arabia and embodies the administrative departments of the Eastern region. History In earlier days, Khobar was a small port on the Persian Gulf coast, a fishing village inhabited mainly by Al Dossary tribe members. With the discovery of oil in the 1930s, it was transformed into a major commercial and shopping center and an industrial port. In modern times, the larger port of Dammam has taken over most commercial shipping activities for the Eastern Province, and oil is exported via the dedicated Saudi Aramco port of Ras Tanura. As a result, Khobar has transformed and extended its water front along the Persian Gulf into a scenic Beirut-like corniche with parks, eateries, and family beaches, thus making it one of the most iconic features of the city. In 1996, the Khobar Towers, a US Air Force housing complex, was bombed (Khobar Towers bombing) by militants, killing 19 US servicemen and one Saudi. Transportation Airport Khobar is served by King Fahd International Airport northwest of Dammam; the driving distance from the terminal to Khobar city is


quality products

is scheduled to open in September 2011. The stores offer thousands of high quality products including clothes, accessories, children toys and many other products. Menu thumb right 250px Chili's in Khobar (Image:Chiliskhobar.jpg), Saudi Arabia thumb right 250px Chili's in Lisbon (File:Restaurante Chili's de Telheiras.jpg), Portugal Boutiques Montblanc boutiques are found in Brisbane, Birmingham (Bullring), Venezia, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Guadalajara

Khobar

'''Al Khobar''' (also spelled ''Khobar'' or '' ) is a large city located in the Eastern Province (Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia) 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 is a part of the Dammam metropolitan area (Dammam Metropolitan Area) along with Dammam and Dhahran, which together forms part as the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Saudi Arabia having an estimated combined population of over 4,100,000 as of 2012. Greater Dammam also includes many other smaller cities such as: Al Qatif, Safwa, and Ras Tanura which form an overall population of 5,212,000 as of 2012. All three urban centers are served by the King Fahd International Airport which is the largest airport in the world. The distance to the airport terminal from Khobar is about 50 km (30 Miles). Together, Al Khobar, Dhahran and Dammam are often known as "The Triplet Cities" by many natives and locals. Since, Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are less than 15 kilometers away from each other they essentially form one mega city, the fifth largest in the kingdom and sixth in the Gulf Cooperation Council referred to the GCC, or "Al-Khalej Gulf" by many GCC citizens.

The Dammam metropolitan area, or greater Dammam,is the metropolitan area associated with the city of Dammam and its suburbs. It is the area that is closely linked to the city through social, economic, and cultural ties. The Dammam metropolitan area: mainly known as greater Dammam, is the largest metropolitan area in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia formed by three main neighboring cities: Dammam, Dhahran, and Khobar. As a major metropolitan area, it is known for its fishing and pearl diving heritage, oil industry, arts, entertainment, popular music and sports legacies. The area includes a variety of natural landscapes, parks, and beaches with a recreational coastline to the Persian Gulf.

Many of Al Khobar's residents work for Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, Al Khobar also hosts and is preferred by many of the most important regional and international companies as its base. Traditionally, Khobar has also been a city of shopkeepers and merchants, and the city today has many modern malls and boulevards with shops run by international franchises (Franchising) and restaurants.

Al Khobar today is a bustling economic centre with many skyscrapers built and others under construction. The nearby city of Dammam has the second-largest port in Saudi Arabia and embodies the administrative departments of the Eastern region.

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