Once a dusty desert town, Mecca, in what is now , is today the real Mecca for Muslims. Other than being the foremost place of pilgrimage for Muslims worldwide, it is the cultural capital of the Islamic world and a true melting pot of worldwide Muslims.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,680,000
  • United Nations Location Code: SA MAK
  • Latitude: 21° 25' 21.1" (21.4225°) north
  • Longitude: 39° 49' 34.3" (39.8262°) east
  • Elevation: 333 meters (1093 feet)
  • Wikidata: Mecca
  • Wikimedia Commons: Mecca

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Other Names for Mecca

Arabic: مكة, Arabic: مكة المكرمة, Aragonese: A Meca, Basque: Meka, Bosnian: Mekka, Bulgarian: Мека, Catalan: La Meca, Croatian: Meka, Czech: Mekka, Danish: Mekka, Dutch: Mekka, English: Makkah, English: Makkah al Mukarramah, Esperanto: Mekao, Esperanto: Mekko, Estonian: Meka, Finnish: Mekka, French: La Mecque, Galician: A Meca, Georgian: მექა, German: Mekka, Greek: Μέκκα, Hawaiian: Meka, Hebrew: מכה, Icelandic: Mekka, Indonesian: Mekkah, Irish: Meice
Italian: La Mecca, Japanese: メッカ, Korean: 메카, Kurdish: Meke, Lithuanian: Meka, Malay (macrolanguage): Makkah al-Mukarramah, Norwegian: Mekka, Norwegian Nynorsk: Mekka, Persian: مکه, Polish: Mekka, Portuguese: Meca, Russian: Мекка, Serbian: Мека, Serbo-Croatian: Meka, Slovak: Mekka, Slovenian: Meka, Spanish: La Meca, Swedish: Mecka, Thai: มักกะฮ์, Tibetan: མ་ཁ།, Turkish: Mekke, Urdu: مکہ, Volapük: Mäkkä, Macoraba, Makka, Makkah al Mukarraman, 麥加

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