Khobar City opened and grew in the wake of the discovery of oil, being located in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, a region rich in oil and its most important production center. Trade and industry flourished in this region, which lies in the Arabian Gulf.
Al Khobar lies 17 kilometers from Dammam in the eastern part of Saudi Arabia and is about 10 kilometers from the oil-rich city of Dhahran. Khobar City opened and grew in the wake of the discovery of oil, being located in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, a very rich area of oil and the most important production center. Trade and industry flourished in this region which is located at
And other industrial cities along with Khobar and Dhahran, such as Jubail, Abqaiq, Ras Tanura and others. Al Khobar is a unique Saudi city, where the majority of its residents are non-Saudis and make up more than 56% of the population. There are large and large oil companies that require other occupations, such as technicians, doctors and engineers. And workers from outside Saudi Arabia. The climate of the news is warm in the summer and moderate in winter, where the temperature peak in the summer rate of 35 degrees. Al Khobar is one of the most famous tourist cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The most important of these beaches are Sunset Beach and Beach Al Khazab Tabah in hotels of different degrees and types, and Chalets for the accents and parks and borders: Khobar Corniche, King Fahd bridge between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, which shares the main artery of transport in Khobar, including: Khobar Road Dammam, Dammam Road Dhahran, Khobar Road Aziziyah, Khobar Road Dhahran Dammam. The airport near Khobar is King Fahd International Airport, located 55 km north of Dammam, although many prefer to use Bahrain International Airport in Bahrain, although it is located in another country but closer to the news. Al Khobar, known as the "Pearl of the Gulf", has a lot of festivals and annual races, especially the Eastern Province Summer Tourism Festival,