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Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on May 04, 2023

Summary: People describe Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia as a modern city with a rich cultural heritage. Expats love the city's friendly people, its convenient location, and its low cost of living. The weather in Khamis Mushayt is generally hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is relatively low, with basic expenses such as food, transportation, and utilities costing around $500-$600 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment in Khamis Mushayt is around $400-$500 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost up to $700 per month. The approximate population of Khamis Mushayt is around 500,000 people.

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Khamis Mushayt, they said:

"Khamis Mushayt is a city in the south of Saudi Arabia, and is a popular destination for expats looking to retire. Before retiring in Khamis Mushayt, expats should be aware of the local culture and customs, as well as the climate. Expats should also be aware of the cost of living in the city, as well as the availability of healthcare and other services. Additionally, expats should research the local job market and the availability of housing. Finally, expats should be aware of the visa and residency requirements for living in Saudi Arabia," remarked one expat who made the move to Khamis Mushayt.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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