Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Front: The Holy Mosque in Mecca.
Back: An exterior view of al-Massa wall of the Holy Mosque
The modern day city is the capital of Saudi Arabia's Makkah Province, in the historic Hejaz region. With a population of 1.7 million (2008), the city is located 73 km (45 mi) inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley at a height of 277 m (909 ft) above sea level. Read more
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