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

*Handicap services/facilities*

10,000 ordinary wheelchairs available for use, free-of-charge

400 electronically guided wheelchairs available

Automatic wheelchairs

 (2-wheels and 3-wheels)

*RAMADAN Special*

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)


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