THE SACRED PRECINCTS OF MAKKA (HARAM MAKKA)

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The Sacred Precincts of Makka include the area around Makka, which are marked by stones a meter high, on all roads leading to or from the city. In this area, killing game animals and cutting green trees are prohibited. On the northern side, Haram Makka extends to Tan’im, 6 kilometers from the Sacred Mosque; on the southern side to Adah, 12 kilometers from Makka; on the eastern side to al-Ji’rana, 16 kilometers away; on its northeastern side to the valley of Nakhla (14 kilometers away); and on the western side 15 kilometers away (al-Hudaybiya).