Qibla Pointer: Guide to Qibla Direction (Makkah) using OpenStreet Map (previously we used Google Map)
This is a web service, similar to Qibla Locator, to help find direction of Makkah or Qibla Direction (direction to face for muslims during their daily prayers) from any place on earth based on shortest distance or great circle calculation utilising OpenStreet Map (In the past, Google Map was used).
See also: Prayer Timetables with Qibla Hour.
Save Qibla Direction
Use the PRINT button in the map to save or download the displayed qibla direction to your device. Use the LAYER button to see the map as a satellite image.
Qibla Direction for Current Location
Press the following button to get your current location or your device coordinates:
The information about qibla direction for your location will be calculated.
Distance to Makkah? km
Qibla Direction?° from geographic North.
Determining Qibla Direction
Start by entering the name of your city and country (e.g. Kuala Lumpur, MY). For many countries and cities, you can even enter your street address (e.g. Rainbow St. 12, Kingsford, Sydney, AU). The qibla direction will be automatically calculated and displayed on the map.
You can also browse the map, zoom it in and out, to find your interested location and then click the desired place. A line will be drawn to indicate the direction of qibla or Ka'bah in Makkah.