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الدمام Ad Dammām
Flag of Dammam
Coat of arms of Dammam
Coat of arms
Location in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Country Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia
Province Eastern Province
 • City 800 km2 (308.9 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • City 2,054,710
 • Metro 2,500,710
  Dammam Municipality estimate
Postal Code 314XX
Area code(s) 03
Website www.e-amana.gov.sa

Dammam (Arabic: الدمام Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province. It is the fifth largest city in Saudi Arabia. It is part of the Dammam Metropolitan Area. It is an important commercial hub and port.

King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) is in the northwest of the city. Dammam's King Abdul Aziz Sea Port is the largest on the Persian Gulf. Its import-export traffic in the country is second to the Jeddah Seaport.

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