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الدمام Ad Dammām


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Dammam is located in Saudi Arabia
Location in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Coordinates: 26°17′N 50°12′E / 26.283°N 50.2°E / 26.283; 50.2Coordinates: 26°17′N 50°12′E / 26.283°N 50.2°E / 26.283; 50.2
Country Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
Province Eastern Province
 • Mayor Dhaifallah al-'Utaybi
 • Provincial Governor Muhammed Bin Fahd
 • City 800 km2 (308.9 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • City 2,054,710
 • Metro 2,500,710
  Dammam Municipality estimate
Postal Code 314XX
Area code(s) 03

Dammam (Arabic: الدمام Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province. It is the fifth largest city in Saudi Arabia. It is part of the Dammam Metropolitan Area. It is an important commercial hub and port.[source?]

King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) is in the northwest of the city. Dammam's King Abdul Aziz Sea Port is the largest on the Persian Gulf. Its import-export traffic in the country is second to the Jeddah Seaport.