Al Khor

Al Khor is a coastal city in northern Qatar, located 50 kilometers north of the capital, Doha. The name of the city means creek in Arabic as the town is located on a creek. Al Khor is home to many employees of the oil industry due to its proximity to Qatar's northern oil and natural gas fields, and due to its proximity to the Ras Laffan Industrial City.

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... Currently they include Al Khor General Hospital Medical Center Police and Fire stations Vehicle testing center Traffic department An air field A driving school ...