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  2. Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    ISO 3166 code. SA-04. 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 ...

  3. Provinces of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    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

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    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

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    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. Dammam constitutes the core of the Dammam metropolitan area, also known as the Greater Dammam area, which comprises the ...

  6. Khobar - Wikipedia

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    013-8. Website. kh-mun.gov.sa. 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 ...

  7. Qatif - Wikipedia

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    The Qatif region is the largest concentration of Shia Islam in Saudi Arabia; less than 10% of Qatif are Sunni Muslims. [citation needed] Qatif is the centre of the Shiite population in Saudi Arabia. Since 2005, the government has eased the restrictions on commemorating Day of Ashura in public.

  8. Hofuf - Wikipedia

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    Website. www.Hofuf.gov.sa [permanent dead link] Al-Hofuf ( Arabic: ٱلْهُفُوف al-Hufūf, also spelled Hofuf or Hufuf, also known as "Al-Hasa", "Al-Ahsa" or "Al-Hassa") [2] is the major urban city in the Al-Ahsa Oasis in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, with a population of 729,606 (as of 2022). It is known for being one of the ...

  9. List of governorates of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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    e. 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 categories according to ...