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Muslims have to pray facing the Holy Site located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This direction is called the Qibla and is not always easy to figure out. One tool that can be used to quickly determine where is the Qibla is the site

where is the qibla is a free to use website that will be highly useful for Muslims. You are provided with a map that marks a red line from Mecca to your location. You type in your location or reach it using the zoom and drag tools of the map.  Zoom right in to get a more detailed description on the map.

which direction is the qibla

As with all Google Maps, you can choose from the Map, Satellite, Hybrid, and Terrain views. Cellphone users can access the site’s mobile version for convenience.


  • Helps determine which direction is the qibla.
  • Provides four different map views.
  • Offers a mobile-friendly version.

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  1. Barry
    November 22, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    Really? OK.

    All we need now is an app which will point toward common sense.

  2. Osama
    October 10, 2010 at 7:42 am

    A really useful application for muslims.

  3. Tarek Saber
    October 8, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    That is really helpful , I will stop asking people where is the Qibla during travel