This giant Saudi Arabian tent camp is empty.
Only 8 km from Mecca in Saudi Arabia, this giant tent camp is located. It can accommodate 3,000,000 (3 million) people, but not a single refugee is allowed. It has tents with air condition and all tents are fire proof. It is used once a year, during the “mass visit” of Muslims for the pilgrimage to Mecca, a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Muslims who are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey, and can support their family during their absence. The pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th of Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar, and that is when the enormous tent camp is used. The rest of the year it is empty.
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