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2 million Muslims attend Hajj 2017

Almost 2 million Muslims from around the world gather in Saudi Arabia's Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

With 221,000 pilgrims most of the pilgrims come from Indonesia. Followed by Pakistan with 179,210 pilgrims.

Next on the list are 170,000 Indian pilgrims is India. Two other countries which exceed the 100,000 mark are Bangladesh with 127,198 pilgrims and Egypt with 108,000 pilgrims.

86,500 Iranian pilgrims and 79,000 pilgrims each from Nigeria and Turkey are next on the list.

The bottom two on the 2017 list is comprised of Algeria with 36,000 and Morocco with 31,000 pilgrims.

09.03.2017
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