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More than 2 million Pilgrims Perform Hajj | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Mina, Saudi Arabia, Asharq Al-Awsat- The total number of pilgrims for this year’s Hajj amounted to 2,130,594 pilgrims, it was announced here today.

In its statement, the Department of General Statistics of the Ministry of Economy and Planning pointed out that 1,557,447 pilgrims came from abroad and the remaining number of 573,147 pilgrims came from inside the Kingdom to Mecca, the majority of them are expatriates.