GOVERNMENT OF MAKKAH
Makkah is home to the Kaaba and belongs to all the Muslims and the mayor of the Makkah is Dr. Osama bin Fadhel Al-Bar and the provincial governor is Khalid al Faisal.
KHALID AL FAISAL
Number of people who performed Hajj
Every year around two million people performed Hajj. Hajj is the fifth pillar in Islam and every Muslim has to perform Hajj in Makkah, once in life if they can afford it.
THE WORLD’S MOST
LAND COST PER SQUARE METER
(MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA: COST OF LAND NEAR MASJID AL-HARAM)
Size of Makkah (Area)
Makkah in a desert valley and covered the area about 463 mi² and located in western Saudi Arabia.
500 square miles / 1294 square kilometers
330 square miles / 854 square kilometers
Distance between Makkah and surrounding cities, list of nearby cities from Makkah in kilometers and miles.
42 miles (68 km)
209 miles west (337 km)
493 miles (793 km)
Airport distance to Makkah
See below for the nearest airports to Makkah.