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  2. Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia,_Saudi_Arabia

    The Eastern Province ( Arabic: المنطقة الشرقية al-Mintaqah ash-Sharqīyah ), also known as the Eastern Region, is the easternmost of the 13 provinces of Saudi Arabia. It is the nation's largest province by area and the third most populous after the Riyadh and Mecca provinces. In 2017, the population was 4,900,325. [2] Of these, 3,140,362 were Saudi citizens and 1,759,963 were ...

  3. Provinces of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

    The provinces of Saudi Arabia, also known as regions, ( Arabic: مناطق المملكة العربية السعودية, romanized : Manāṭiq al-Mamlakat il-'Arabiyyat il-Sa'udiyyah ), are the 13 first-level administrative divisions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  4. Subdivisions of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

    The Subdivisions of Saudi Arabia, officially the Organization of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as provided by the Regions' System, issued on 27 Sha'baan 1412 AH ( civil calendar: 28 February 1992) by Royal Order A/92, amended by Royal Order No. A/21 on 30 Rabi' al-Awal 1414 AH, divided the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into 13 emirates (provinces ...

  5. Dammam - Wikipedia

    Dammam ( Arabic: الدمّام ad-Dammām) is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. With a population of 1,532,300 as of 2022, Dammam is the kingdom's fourth-most populous city after Riyadh, Jeddah, and Mecca.

  6. Qatif - Wikipedia

    Qatif or Al-Qatif ( Arabic: ٱلْقَطِيف Al-Qaṭīf) is a governorate and urban area located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. It extends from Ras Tanura and Jubail in the north to Dammam in the south, and from the Persian Gulf in the east to King Fahd International Airport in the west.

  7. Khobar - Wikipedia

    Khobar ( Arabic: ٱلْخُبَر, romanized : al-Khubar) is a city and governorate in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, situated on the coast of the Persian Gulf. With a population of 409,549 as of 2022 in the city core and 658,550 in the governorate, [1] Khobar is part of the 'Triplet Cities' area, or Dammam metropolitan area along with Dammam and Dhahran, forming the ...

  8. List of governorates of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

    Politics of Saudi Arabia. The Governorates of Saudi Arabia, officially the Governorates of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ( Arabic: محافظات المملكة العربية السعودية) are the 136 governorates (second-level administrative division) that form the 13 emirates of Saudi Arabia. The governorates are classified into three ...

  9. Geography of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a country situated in West Asia, the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. Its extensive coastlines provide great leverage on shipping (especially crude oil) through the Persian Gulf and the Suez Canal. The kingdom occupies 80% of the Arabian Peninsula.