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The Kaaba is a Muslim Shrine in the form of a cubical building in the courtyard of al-Masjid al-Haram inMecca. This is one of the main places that collect according to the Quranic prescriptions of pilgrims during the Hajj. Kaaba in Arabic is the symbolic name "al-Beyt al-Haram", which means "sacred house". The word "Kaaba" is the Russian language equivalent of the word "cube" that, in fact, seen from its form. Mecca, Saudi Arabia is a city and capital of century Earlier, Mecca was also the capital city of the state of Hijaz and the capital of the province. The city is located 70 km in a narrow valley at a height of 277 meters above sea level. Its resident population in 2012 was approximately 2 million people. Every year the city is visited by large numbers of visitors, which increases due to the annual Muslim holiday. Mecca is considered the holiest city in the religion of Islam, which receives large numbers of pilgrims. Held in the city centre, the Hajj is obligatory for all Muslims. In the year 630, strengthening their own positions, the Muslim community of Medina with the prophet Muhammad at the head, entered the city of Mecca. In that time, the city surrendered without a fight, all the people of Mecca adopted the Islamic faith. Later on, Mecca was transformed into a religious center with the sacred Kaaba and the Muslim world began to pray facing Mecca, wherever he is praying. In the centre of the city is the Masjid al-Haram (Protected, Great) the most important and largest mosque in the world, in the inner courtyard which houses the main Shrine called the Kaaba. By the beginning of 2011 in the city built the world's largest complex of towers Abraj al-Bait towers, the Royal tower, which is the second high building in the world and has the largest clock in the world.
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In the heart of the city is the Masjid al-Haram, in the courtyard which houses the Kaaba, the main Shrine of Islam.
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