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Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Makkah is one of 13 primary administrative regions in Saudi Arabia with a population of approximately 5,899,358 people.

Facts and figures on Makkah at a glance

Region name: Makkah (Makkah Province)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,899,358 people
Country: Saudi Arabia
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Makkah (Makkah Province) is located in the regional capital Mecca (Mecca) with a population of 1,323,624 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Makkah's regional capital Mecca to Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh (Riyadh) is approximately 794 km (493 mi).

Facts and figures about Makkah
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Makkah Makkah Province5,899,358 peopleMecca Mecca1,323,624 people

Compare with other regions in Saudi Arabia.

Map of Makkah

Map of Makkah

Information on Makkah

Information on Makkah
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Makkah Makkah ProvinceMecca Mecca12Saudi ArabiaAsia

Time in Makkah

Time in Makkah
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 4 Dec 2021 - 5:24amNoSat, 4 Dec 2021 - 5:24amUTC +3.0Asia/Riyadh

Geographic coordinates of Makkah

Latitude & Longitude of Makkah
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map20°40'00.0"N (20.6666700°)41°19'60.0"E (41.3333300°)

Subregions in Makkah

There are 12 administrative subregions in Makkah.
Subregions in Makkah
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Al Jumum Al Jumūm1.---
Al Kamil Al Kāmil2.---
Al Khurmah Al Khurmah3.---
Al Lith Al Līth4.---
Al Qunfidhah Al Qunfidhah5.---
At Ta'if Aţ Ţā’if6.---
Jiddah Jiddah7.---
Khulays Khulayş8.---
Makkah al Mukarramah Makkah al Mukarramah9.---
Rabigh Rābigh10.---
Ranyah Ranyah11.---
Turubah Turubah12.---

External sources of information on Makkah

Makkah on Wikipedia