What is Dammam known for?


Saudi Arabia are underway. Developers are the RC corporation, wholly owned by H O’Donovan, W Daly and S Burgoyne, however, are now being built single-handedly by H O'Donovan. Air Calicut International Airport is from the city at Karipur near Kondotty. Regular domestic services are operated to major Indian cities. There are frequent international flights to the Middle eastern (Arab states of the Persian Gulf) air hubs like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat

, Dubai, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Kabul, Kuwait, London, Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Newark (Newark, New Jersey), Chicago, Singapore, Sharjah (Sharjah (city)), Dammam, Riyadh, Hongkong, Paris, Shanghai). Bechtel participated in the building of Hoover Dam in the 1930s. It has also had involvement in a number of other high profile construction engineering projects: numerous power projects such as refineries (Oil refinery) and Nuclear power plant

. Lucknow is directly connected by air with New Delhi, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad (Hyderabad, India). Oman Air, FlyDubai, Buddha Airlines, Saudi Airlines, Indian Airlines and IndigoAir and many more international airlines that are operating international flights from Lucknow. International destinations include Dubai, Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Sharjah (Sharjah (city)), Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and Kathmandu (Nepal). During Haj special flights are also

modern culture

of his brothers, received his early education in religion, modern culture, and diplomacy at the royal court. He became Governor of Riyadh in 1947. In 1947, he oversaw ARAMCO's (Aramco) construction of the Kingdom's rail link between Dammam and Riyadh. He became Minister of Agriculture in 1953 and Minister of Transport in 1955. A significant portion of passengers served by the airport are Saudis and Western expats working in the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

buildings modern

constituted the only permanent dwellings in the area had given way to concrete buildings, modern housing, highways and landscaped streets. Located to the east of Dhahran on the Persian Gulf coast, Al-Khobar briefly became the shipping point for Saudi Arabian crude oil to the refinery in Bahrain. In the years leading up to World War II, Saudi Arabian oil production was very limited, and since the company had no refinery of its own, most of the oil was sent by small tankers to Bahrain

victory international

School # Al Khozama international school # Manarat Al-Sharkia International School, Al-Khobar # International Programs Schools Khobar, Al-Khobar # Sunshine International School, Dammam # Al Muna International School(Indian), Dammam # Al Majd International School, Dammam # Victory International School Dammam Universities and colleges # University of Dammam (Branch of King Faisal University previously) # Arab Open University # Technical College for students # Community

international food

in many traditional restaurants around the city. Grilled meat has a good market in Dammam such as Shawarma, Kofta, and Kebab. During Ramadan Sambousak (Sambusac) and Ful (Ful medames) are the most popular meals during Dusk. These meals are almost found in Lebanese, Syrian, and Turkish restaurants. International food is also popular in the city. American chains such as Pizza Hut, McDonald's, Burger King, Domino's Pizza and KFC, among others are widely

power projects

, Dubai, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Kabul, Kuwait, London, Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Newark (Newark, New Jersey), Chicago, Singapore, Sharjah (Sharjah (city)), Dammam, Riyadh, Hongkong, Paris, Shanghai). Bechtel participated in the building of Hoover Dam in the 1930s. It has also had involvement in a number of other high profile construction engineering projects: numerous power projects such as refineries (Oil refinery) and nuclear power plants (Nuclear power plant); transportation projects including the Channel Tunnel, the BART system, King Fahd International Airport in Dammam (the largest Airport in the world by land area), Hong Kong International Airport and the Big Dig (Big Dig (Boston, Massachusetts)); and other projects such as the Kingdom Centre and Tower (Kingdom Centre) in Saudi Arabia, Jubail Industrial City, the rebuilding of the civil infrastructure of Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the hauling and installing of more than 35,000 trailer (trailer (vehicle))s and mobile homes for Hurricane Katrina victims in Mississippi. In the late 1990s Bechtel was awarded the contract from Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority to build Dammam's King Fahd International Airport, the largest airport in the world in terms of land area (780 km²), thus making it larger than the nearby country of Bahrain, that Bechtel completed later than schedule and at a cost that was over budget while bad transport roads led many locals to fly via the nearby Bahrain International Airport. Roads and rails Highway 40 (Highway 40 (Saudi Arabia)), which begins in Jeddah, connects the city to Mecca, Riyadh and Dammam on the east coast. Jeddah does not have any rapid transit system, but a rail system connecting the city to Riyadh is now under construction. The Haramain High Speed Rail Project will provide a high-speed rail connection to Mecca and Medina. Dmoz:Regional Middle_East Saudi_Arabia Localities Dammam Commons:Dammam

medical complex

care thumbnail Dammam medical complex (File:Dammam medical complex 2014-01-19 22-43.jpg) * Al Ahmadi Medical Dispensary * Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital (famous for dealing with drug abuse and addiction) * Al Dukair Clinic * Al Mana Hospital * Al Mouwasat Hospital * Al Rai Medical Dispensary * Al Rawdah * Astoon Hospital * Badr Al Rabie * Chest Hospital * Canadian Medical Center * Dammam Central Hospital. Dammam medical complex * Dammam Medical

Dispensary, Dammam Private Medical Complex * Dammam National Hospital * General Security Hospital * Imam Abdulrahman Al Faisal Hospital * King Fahad Specialist Hospital * Maternity & Children Hospital * Magrabi Eye and Ear * Najd & Hijaz * Internal Security Forces Hospital. * Tadawi Hospital * Tower Dammam Medical Center * Hospital kindergarten year. * Dar As Sihha Medical Center * Dammam Hospital Alt_khasisi World * Dipsomania Center of Ophthalmology. * Center Al Saif of Ophthalmology

local fast

distributed in Dammam, as are more upscale chains like Chili's, Applebee's and TGI Friday's. Due to the large number of South Asian immigrants, Indian, Pakistani, Filipinos, Chinese, Japanese, and other Eastern Asian food are also popular. European restaurants, such as Italian and French, are also found throughout the city. There are also local fast food chains such as Abu Nawas (serving mainly broasted chicken), Fillfilah and several others. Information TV and radio

military industry

Highway (257 km) * Khaybar - Al Ola Highway (175 km) Military industry The vast majority of Saudi Arabia's military equipment is imported from European and North American suppliers. However, the Al-Fahd Infantry fighting vehicle and the Al-Faris 8-400 armored personnel carrier (Al-Faris 8-400), used by Saudi land forces, were manufactured by the Abdallah Al Faris Company for Heavy Industries, based


and close ties with the bigger city of Dammam. When the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932, the area was the site of several hamlets that depended on fishing and pearls for their survival. Over a span of a little more than half a century, the area has developed into a thriving hub of industry, commerce and science, and home to more than half a million people. The area's transformation was launched with the discovery of oil in commercial quantities. The Eastern Province sits atop

one of the largest oil fields in the world, and it was here in Dhahran in 1936 that Aramco, the predecessor of the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco, dug the famous Dammam No. 7 well that proved beyond doubt that the Kingdom possessed a large supply of hydrocarbons. The discovery of new oil fields to the south, west and north of Dammam in the 1940s and 1950s, which now account for a quarter of the world's proven oil reserves, triggered a building boom. The Albinali Family, led

by Sheikh Muhammad Nasir Albinali and Brothers played a crucial role in the development of the city of Dammam and the Eastern province in various fields. Experts and technicians from throughout the Kingdom and the world gathered to help search for new oil fields and bring them on-stream. New pipelines had to be installed, storage facilities built and jetties constructed to handle tankers. The growing number of experts working in Dhahran required the building of housing, hospitals, schools


'''Dammam''' ( , after Riyadh, Jeddah, Mecca and Medina. It is the center of the Dammam Metropolitan Area 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; The Dammam metropolitan area, or greater Dammam, is the metropolitan area associated with the city of Ad Dammam, Eastern Province, and its suburbs. It is the area that is closely linked to the city through social, economic, and cultural ties, the city has a Sunni Muslim majority population. 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 these 3 respectable cities are sometimes referred to as the triplet cities. Greater Dammam also includes many other smaller cities such as: Al Qatif, Safwa, and Ras Tanura,form a population of 5,212,000 as of 2012. The city is growing at an exceptionally high rate of 12% a year, the fastest in the Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, and the Arab World.

Dammam Metropolitan Area, and the rest of the Eastern Province, is served by the King Fahd International Airport (KFIA), the largest airport in the world in terms of land area (approximately 780 km 2 ), about 20 km to the northwest of the city. Dammam's King Abdul Aziz Sea Port is the largest on the Persian Gulf. Its import-export traffic in is second only to Jeddah Seaport in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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