Mina, The City of Tents is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia. It is situated 5 kilometres to the east of the Holy city of #Mecca, and stands on the road from Mecca's city centre to the Hill of #Arafat. It covers an area of approximately 20 km. #Mina is best known for the role it plays during the annual #Hajj pilgrimage. More than 100,000 air-conditioned tents that can house more than 3 million people provide temporary accommodation to visiting #pilgrims.