Dammam

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Dammam

الدمام Ad Dammām
City
CountryFlag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
ProvinceEastern Province
Government
 • MayorDhaifallah al-'Utaybi
 • Provincial GovernorMuhammed Bin Fahd
Area
 • City800 km2 (308.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • City2,054,710
 • Metro
2,500,710
 Dammam Municipality estimate
Time zoneUTC+3
 • Summer (DST)UTCDST not observed
Postal Code
314XX
Area code(s)03
Websitewww.e-amana.gov.sa

Dammam (Arabic: الدمامAd 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.