in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
- Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah (Unesco heritage, 41 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 21.427 and 39.826 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 21° 25' 35" and E 39° 49' 32"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rial - SAR
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:32 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:00 am and 6:47 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Saudi Arabia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2019-08-20 07:22:03
Delve into Mecca
Mecca in Makkah Province with it's 1,323,624 habitants is located in Saudi Arabia about 493 mi (or 793 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital town.
Current time in Mecca is now 11:32 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Mecca, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Taif Airport in a distance of 46 mi (or 75 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah in a distance of 41 mi (or 66 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Bahah, Medina, Port Sudan, Abha and Baqim as Suq. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 43°C / 109 °F
|Morning Temperature||29°C / 85 °F|
|Evening Temperature||37°C / 99 °F|
|Night Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1007.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 21st of August 2019
43°C (109 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
42°C (108 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
41°C (105 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Elaf Al Mashaer Hotel
Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel
Al Safwa Tower Dar Al Ghufran Hotel
Al Safwah Royale Orchid
Le Meridien Makkah
Pullman Zamzam Makkah
Dar Al Eiman Royal Hotel
MOVENPICK HOTEL MAKKAH
Videos from this area
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Islamic call to prayer in Mecca
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Adzan in Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Umrah Trip 2011 - Part 2
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Cleaners of Haram Makkah Saudi Arabia
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Sermon (Khutbah) du vendredi à La Mecque - Sheikh Salih Al-Talib
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Kabe-Beytullah. Tavaf. Yakın çekim. Ramazan
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Black Stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building toward which Muslims pray, in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is revered by Muslims as an Islamic relic which, according to Muslim tradition, dates back to the time of Adam and Eve. The stone was venerated at the Kaaba in pre-Islamic pagan times. It was set intact into the Kaaba's wall by the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the year 605 A.D. , five years before his first revelation.
The Ajyad Fortress was an Ottoman citadel which stood on a hill overlooking the Grand Mosque of Mecca, in what is now Saudi Arabia. Built in the late 18th century, it was destroyed by the Saudi government in 2002 for commercial development of the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, sparking global outcry.
Hira or the Cave of Hira (غار حراء Ġār Ḥirāʾ ) is a cave about 2 mi from Mecca, on the mountain named Jabal al-Nour in the Hejaz region of present day Saudi Arabia. The cave itself is about 12 ft in length and 5 ft 3 in in width. It is notable for being the location where Muslims believe Muhammad received his first revelations from God through the angel Jabril, also known as Gabriel to Christians.
Al-Safa and Al-Marwah
Al-Safa and Al-Marwah (Safa and Marwah) are two small mountains now located in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia between which Muslims travel back and forth seven times during the ritual pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah.
2006 Mecca hostel collapse
The 2006 Mecca hostel collapse occurred in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 5 January 2006. A hostel housing Muslim pilgrims performing Hajj collapsed, killing 76 people and injuring 62.
Mina, Saudi Arabia
Mina (Also known as the Tent City) is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia. It is situated 5 kilometers to the east of the Holy city of Mecca. It stands on the road from Mecca's city centre to the Hill of Arafat. It covers an area of approximately 20 km². Mina is best known for the role it plays during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. There are more than 100,000 air-conditioned tents which provide temporary accommodation to visiting pilgrims.
The Jamaraat Bridge is a pedestrian bridge in Mina, Saudi Arabia near Mecca used by Muslims during the stoning of the devil ritual of the Hajj. The bridge was originally constructed in 1963, and has been expanded several times since then. The purpose of the bridge is to enable pilgrims to throw stones at the three jamrah pillars from either the ground level or from the bridge. The pillars extend up through three openings in the bridge. Until 2006 the bridge had a single tier (i.e.
Muzdalifah is an open, level area near Mecca in Saudi Arabia associated with the Hajj. It lies just southeast of Mina on the route between Mina and Arafat. Each year on the 9th day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, after an afternoon of prayer at Arafat, Muslim pilgrims visit Muzdalifah in the evening. Because of over-crowding, the pilgrims sometimes do not arrive there until late at night.
King Abdul Aziz Stadium
King Abdul Aziz Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 38,000 people, and is the home stadium of Al-Wahda FC.
PIA Flight 740
Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK740 was a Boeing 707-340C that crashed after takeoff from Jeddah International Airport on 26 November 1979. Flight PK740 departed Jeddah at 01:29 for a flight to Karachi after pilgrimage. The aircraft was climbing to FL370 (37,000 feet) when, at 01:47, a stewardess reported a fire near the aft cabin passenger door. The crew started a descent from FL300 and were cleared to descend to 4,000 feet.
Jabal Thawr is the name of a mountain in Saudi Arabia, located in the lower part of Mecca to the south of the district of Misfalah.
2002 Mecca girls' school fire
On March 11, 2002, a fire at a girls' school in Mecca, Saudi Arabia killed fifteen people, all young girls. The event was especially notable due to complaints that Saudi Arabia's "religious police" stopped schoolgirls from leaving the burning building and hindered rescue workers because the girls were not wearing correct Islamic dress.
List of largest mosques
This is a list of mosques that accommodate at least 5000 worshipers. The default listing is alphabetical; to sort using different criteria, click on the desired column headers. Note that determining exactly what should be included when calculating area is a highly subjective assessment, and the figures given here adhere to no common standard.
Climate of Mecca
Mecca features an arid climate. Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 18 °C at night to 30 °C in the day. Summer temperatures are considered very hot often being over 40 °C during the day dropping to 30 °C at night. Unlike other n cities, Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 17 °C at midnight to 25 °C in the afternoon. Summer temperatures are considered very hot and break the 40 °C mark in the afternoon dropping to 30 °C in the evening.
Al Ghassalah is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.
Al Iskan is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.
Jarwal (Mecca neighborhood)
Jarwal is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.
These districts belong to Mecca.
- Ad Diyafah
- Al `Adl
- Al Andalus
- Al `Awali
- Al `Aziziyah
- Al Badr
- Al Biban
- Al Faysaliyah
- Al Ghassalah
- Al Hamra' Umm al Jawd
- Al Haram
- Al Hijlah
- Al Hijrah
- Al Hindawiyah
- Al Hujun
- Al Husayniyah
- Al Iskan
- Al Jami`ah
- Al Jamizah
- Al Ka`kiyah
- Al Khalidiyah
- Al Khansa'
- Al Khansak
- Al Ma`abidah
- Al Mansur
- Al Masfalah
- Al Masha`ir
- Al Mursilat
- Al Qararah
- Al Qararah wa an Naqa
- Al Qushashiyah
- Al `Utaybiyah
- An Nasim
- An Nikashah
- An Nuzhah
- Ar Rawabi
- Ar Rawdah
- Ar Rusayfah
- As Sabahani
- As Salamah
- As Sulaymaniyah
- Ash Shawqiyah
- Ash Shubaykah
- Ash Shuhada'
- At Taqawi
- At Taysir
- At Tundubawi
- Az Zahir
- Az Zahra'
- Harat al Bab
- Harat al Bab wa ash Shamiyah
- Hayy al Malik Fahd
- Ray` Zakhir
- Shi`b `Amir wa Shi`b `Ali
- Suq al Layl
- Umm al Jud
- Wadi al Jalil
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mecca.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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