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Dammam, Eastern Province, SAUDI ARABIA (Middle East)
March 2018 — If you’re looking for some Saudi Arabian culture blended in with a liberal lifestyle, then living in Dammam may be your call. The fact that it is a sea-side metropolis with a bridge to Bahrain is a huge bonus. The King Fahd Causeway allows weekend goers to travel to Manama, Bahrain, where they can throw back a beer or watch a movie, without guilt. Greater Dammam is a metropolis which consists of three cities: Dammam, Khobar, and Dhahran. The total population of the greater metropolis is around four million people. It is situated on the East coast of Saudi Arabia, where much of the kingdom’s oil production takes place. It is also home to ARAMCO, the massive Saudi-American compound, which houses numerous foreigners working in the oil sector.