images links abstract
Wiki Code Copy Tips Home

Mecca

Mecca, also spelled Makkah, is a city in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. 70 km (43 mi) inland from Jeddah, in a narrow valley 277 m (909 ft) above sea level, 340 kilometres (210 mi) south of Medina, its population in 2012 was 2 million, although visitors more than triple this number every year during the Ḥajj ("Pilgrimage"), held in the twelfth Muslim lunar month of Dhūl-Ḥijjah.

It is the birthplace of Muhammad, a cave 3 km (2 mi) from Mecca was the site of Muhammad's first revelation of the Quran, and a pilgrimage to it, known as the Hajj, is obligatory for all able Muslims. Mecca is home to the Kaaba, one of Islam's holiest sites and the direction of Muslim prayer, and thus Mecca is regarded as the holiest city in Islam.

Mecca was long ruled by Muhammad's descendants, the sharifs, acting either as independent rulers or as vassals to larger polities. It was conquered by Ibn Saud in 1925, since then Mecca has seen a tremendous expansion in size and infrastructure, such as the Abraj Al Bait, also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, the world's fourth tallest building and the building with the third largest amount of floor area, and lost some historical structures and archaeological sites, such as the Ajyad Fortress. Non-Muslims are prohibited from entering the city.



Source: Mecca
Ranveer Singh
Amanda Seyfried
House of Cards (season 5)
Mia Farrow
Lady Bird (film)
Nikki Bella
La Liga
Female ejaculation
Adventure Time
Amphetamine
Seoul
2017 Formula One season
Outlook.com
Borussia Dortmund
Big Sean
Matt Bomer
Charles Dickens
Fentanyl
Tokyo
Harry Houdini
Dirk Nowitzki
The Emoji Movie
Betty White
Mongolia
State of Palestine
Russian Revolution
Frontier (2016 TV series)
Hamilton (musical)
The Bahamas
Bharatiya Janata Party
Ashton Kutcher
Cheryl (entertainer)
Derrick Rose
Feud (TV series)
Keerthy Suresh
Dopamine
RSS
August Ames
Lily Tomlin
Pneumonia
Chevy Chase
Anna Nicole Smith
Oxygen
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Sanjay Dutt
Catch Me If You Can
Peaky Blinders
Kalpana Chawla
Mao Zedong
Boy George
Sienna Miller
Lauren Bacall
Idina Menzel
Xi Jinping
Tonya Harding
Nick Saban
List of Pirates of the Caribbean characters
Tupac Shakur
Eurovision Song Contest 2017
Michigan
Abraham
Bruno Mars
Mesopotamia
List of highest-grossing Indian films
Moon
Agoraphobia
2013 NBA draft
Bray Wyatt
UFC 218
Carole King
Continent
Ben Roethlisberger
Alyson Hannigan
UEFA Europa League
It Comes at Night
Sarah Michelle Gellar
The Avengers (2012 film)
Dunkirk evacuation
Deadpool (film)
Michael Phelps
Marfan syndrome
Washington (state)
Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold
Lobotomy
Ku Klux Klan
British Empire
Ohm's law
Heart
Denuvo
Kane (wrestler)
Battle of Dunkirk
Tunisia
Independence Day: Resurgence
List of Greek mythological figures
The Big Short (film)
Raj Kapoor
Fifty Shades Darker
Julian Assange
Mount Rushmore
LS based GM small-block engine
Alan Tudyk
Adam Scott (actor)
Hindi
Melissa McCarthy
List of Power episodes
Cole Sprouse
Claire Danes
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (TV series)
Depeche Mode
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Fuller House (TV series)
Queens of the Stone Age
United States
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Golden ratio
Phoenix, Arizona
Minnie Driver
Fibromyalgia
2024 Summer Olympics
Aziz Ansari
Rosa Parks
Bird
Ted Danson
Bermuda
Marxism
Mathematics
David Miscavige
Industrial Revolution
Petra
Chess
Assassin's Creed
Dunkirk (2017 film)
Zaha Hadid
Samurai Jack
George Jung
XXX: State of the Union
Manny Pacquiao
12-hour clock
Wayne Gretzky
List of Orange Is the New Black episodes
PH
Representational state transfer
Black hole
List of Elementary episodes
Mark Hamill
Agile software development
Japan
Louis XIV of France
Kajal Aggarwal
Jennifer Hudson
2017 in film
Horse
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Salvador Dalí
Russia
Marilyn Manson
The Good Doctor (TV series)
The Originals (season 4)
New Kids on the Block
Alden Ehrenreich
5S (methodology)
Cody Garbrandt
The Simpsons
Zoë Kravitz
Rebecca Ferguson
Beauty and the Beast
Alien (creature in Alien franchise)
Line of Duty
Silk Road (marketplace)
The Kapil Sharma Show
Federal Bureau of Investigation
José Mourinho
Rana Daggubati
Chemtrail conspiracy theory
T. J. Miller
Bridget Moynahan
Cristiano Ronaldo
Matthew Modine
Transport Layer Security
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Shinsuke Nakamura
2002 FIFA World Cup
Google Translate
Ecuador
Narcos (season 3)
Ranbir Kapoor
Captain America: The First Avenger
Sasha Banks
Wesley Snipes
Dermot Mulroney
Tamannaah
Kim Il-sung
The Lord of the Rings
Lenovo
'Ain Ghazal
Mel Brooks
Huntington's disease
The Great Wall (film)
Michael Rooker
James Harden
TIPS: To create new content for your website or blog...
  1. Enter the title of a Wikipedia article in the box above.
  2. Select your options using the checkboxes, or use default settings.
  3. Click the 'go' button to retrieve the article.
  4. Click the 'Copy Code' button to copy the source code of the article to your clipboard.
  5. Paste the source code into your favorite HTML editor.
  6. Edit the content to suit your needs.
  7. Publish your new content to your website or blog.
  8. IMPORTANT: Before publishing, be sure to make significant changes to avoid creating duplicate content.
buy this site
Custom Website Development