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What is your housing like? What are typical housing sizes, locations, and commute times for expatriates?

The housing is very comfortable whether on compound or off. Every residence has three bedrooms. The closet space is a little small on compound but everything else is good. We live on compound in a 2-story townhouse with ample space. It takes less than 5 minutes to walk to work. The compound has a pool, gym, walking trail, and tennis/basketball court. - Aug 20, 2017
A new Embassy compound complete with townhouses was completed in 2013. Beautifully constructed homes with modern appliances (a dishwasher!) and new furniture. The compound has its own water purification system, so you can drink the water out of the tap. Compound also has a pool and tennis court. Commute time is a 2 minute walk. :) - Sep 7, 2014
Embassy housing is far from perfect (housing will be part of the new embassy scheduled for completion in summer 2013). With some patience and a sense of adventure, the housing is passable. Based on the European style, rooms donít have closets. - Jun 15, 2012