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Muslims pray five times a day, each time facing the holy place of worship in Mecca. This direction is called the Qibla and there are various ways to determine it. Now finding the Qibla direction is easier than ever before, all thanks to a web service called “Qibla Locator.”

which direction is the qibla

Qibla Locator is an excellent web service that lets you find out which direction the Qibla is in. The site loads up a Google map and joins Mecca with any location you specify using a red line. You can change the view type of the map and magnify to accurately determine which direction the Qibla is in. The site also gives you the direction and distance of Qibla from your city. Another noteworthy feature of the site is that it lets you quickly jump to magnified views of popular mosques such as Masjid An-Nabawi.


  • A user-friendly web service
  • Lets you find direction of Qibla
  • Provides direction line on Google map
  • Map can be zoomed in
  • Provides quick map views for popular mosques
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  1. Just Say No To Mecca
    January 7, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    What Muslims really need is "JESUS" locator, and how to find HIM.. oh, yeah, the Bible will do!