Dhahran is located 6 miles (10 km) west of Khobar.

Dhahran, with Dammam and Al Khobar, forms the Dammam Area.

Dhahran was the site of the headquarters of what was Aramco (the Arabian American Oil Company). For obvious reasons, it is also the site of the King Fahd Petroleum and Minerals University.

Dhahran is served by one of the Kingdom's three international airports, a construction of outstanding architectural beauty which combines traditional Islamic design with the most modern building technology.

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