THE GRAND MOSQUE OF MECCA:-
Size: One million(1,000,000) square meters
capacity: Can accommodate two(2) million people
Receives twenty (20)million visitors yearly
Is open twenty four(24) hours.
Is never closed
Has 1800 cleaners
Has 40 electric sanitary cleaner cars
Has 60 electric sanitary machines for cleaning the open courtyards
Has 2000 Sanitary bins spread all over the premises
The floor is covered with 40000 carpets (longer than the distance between Jeddah and Makkah(79km))
13000 restrooms, cleaned four(4) times/6 hourly, daily
25000 water dispensers(one of the largest water dispensing systems in the world)
100 random samples of drinking water examined everyday
Excess water from the Well of Zamzam is stored in a storage tank with a capacity of 1,700,000(1.7 million), water bottles(10 liter capacity)
The HARAMAIN recitation services: broadcast of recitation of the holy Qur’ãn; 24/7; recitation using all the ten(10) recognized methods of recitation of the Qur’ãn; more than 5,00,000(half a million) episodes in 180 countries have been carried out over a span of three(3) years.
More than 2,000 safety deposit boxes(for safe keeping of personal belongings)
Hundreds of air-conditioning units(for cooling) scattered all over inside the Mosque.
The floor of the Mosque reflects away light and heat thereby enhancing heat regulation within the premises.
Electronic Tour-guide application that can show the location of any part of the Mosque.
*Elaborate and extremely efficient audio system*:
Margin of error of the audio system: 0%
6000 loud speakers
Four(4) different audio systems
fifty(50) sound-engineering staff
Copies of the Qur’ãn translated into 65 different languages
Translation of every Friday sermon into five(5) different languages
10,000 ordinary wheelchairs available for use, free-of-charge
400 electronically guided wheelchairs available
(2-wheels and 3-wheels)
4 million free meals for breaking fast daily, during Ramadan
5,00,000 pieces of dates(seeds removed) distributed inside the mosque premises daily during Ramadan
5,00,000 pieces of dates(seeds removed) distributed outside the mosque premises daily during Ramadan
After breaking the fast, removing food items and utensils in order to clear the place for performing the Maghrib prayer(Salãh) is accomplished in only two(2) minutes
O’Allah protect Your sacred house and make it easy for whoever intends to go there on pilgrimage or to visit the Prophet’s Mosque and grave in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah (Tayyibah)