6 horrible facts about Yajooj Majooj (Gog Magog)


Almighty Allah has created various creations and one among them is Yajooj and Majooj also known as Gog and Magog. In this article, we will explain who are Yajooj and Majooj and what could be the possible location of the Gog Magog wall in the world.

Who are Yajooj and Majooj?

  • Who are Yajooj and Majooj?
  • King Zulqurnain came to help people
  • Gog and Magog were trapped behind a wall
  • Yajooj Majooj will break the wall and come again
  • Prophet Esa A.S. will kill them with the help of Allah
  • Possible Locations of Yajooj Majooj Wall

Yajooj and Majooj are the names of two tribes who were vicious, wild and inhumane by nature. These tribes created destruction and great miseries for the inhabitants of an area. They acted like animals, destroyed their crops, killed their people and created havoc in the area.

Yajooj Majooj

King Zulqurnain came to help people

It was the time when King Zulqurnain, a Muslim King was ruling a major part of the world. One day when he was traveling the world he came across the mountain where people pleaded him for help. They insisted to help them to get rid of the wicked Yajooj and Majooj. Quran 18:94

King Zulqurnain agreed to help the Turks and decided to seal the rift of the mountain with pieces of iron. In this way, the barbaric tribe was imprisoned there. How King Zulqurnain sealed the walls and imprisoned Yajooj and Majooj?

Gog and Magog were trapped behind a wall

It is narrated in Surah Kahf: “Give me blocks of iron;” When he had filled up the gap between the two mountains, he said; “Blow”. When he made them red as fire, he said; “Bring me molten copper to pour over them” Quran 18:96

This is how the Yajooj Majooj got imprisoned behind the wall. The wall still exists today and there are many different sources that claim the possible location of the Yajooj Majooj wall.

Yajooj Majooj wall

Yajooj Majooj will break the wall and come again

  • Gog and Magog people dig every day until when they can almost see the rays of the sun, the one in charge of them says: “Go back and we will dig it tomorrow.” Then Allah puts it back, stronger than it was before. (This will continue) until, when their time has come, and Allah wants to send them against the people. – Sunan Ibn Majah 4080
  • It is narrated that the Yajooj and Majooj will break the wall and come out during the Period of Prophet Esa A.S. – Quran 18:98
  • The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Allah has made an opening in the wall of the Yajooj Majooj (people) like this, and he made with his hand (with the help of his fingers). – Sahih al-Bukhari 3347
  • The Prophet (ﷺ) said,  “the last hour will not come or happen until the coming forth of Yajooj Majooj.” – Sunan Abi Dawud 4311

They will emerge with full power and cause immense threat in the world. The world will face a brutal time as Gog Magog will kill a lot of people for no reason.

Yajuj Majuj revealation

Prophet Esa A.S. will kill them with the help of Allah

At this time Prophet Esa A.S. with his followers will pray to Allah. There will come a time when Almighty Allah would listen to the prayers of Prophet Esa A.S. and his followers and send a swarm of insects that will kill the whole tribe of Yajooj and Majooj and peace would spread again.

Possible Locations of Yajooj Majooj Wall

As we have stated earlier, Gog and Magog are confined in a wall and therefore, there are many kinds of research conducted on its possible locations. We have summarized 8 possible locations where the Yajooj Majooj wall could be situated in the world.

Gog Magog wall location
  • The Great Wall of China or Gog and Magog wall?

It is said that when other powerful nations will come to an end, the Chinese will rise and invade the whole world, eating humans.

Thus the expected Yajooj Majooj wall location by some of the Kings in previous times was stated to be The Great Wall of China, built by the Chinese King Fagfor, almost about 3460 years after Prophet Adam was born. You can search for this wall location on Google Maps.

However, we have heard that according to Islam Gog and Magog wall is on the eastern side of the world but the Great Chinese Wall is on the north.

The Great Wall of China or Gog and Magog wall?
  • The North Pole or the South Pole

It is said that Gog and Magog wall is made of metal behind which Yajuj Majuj are trapped, they try to dig a hole in it every day but fail to complete it.

This indicates that the Gog and Magog wall might be covered with dirt, snow or sand. Corrosion is metal’s property called oxidation. Cold temperatures associated with high altitudes or snowy environments stops oxidation.

Many years have passed but Yajooj Majooj didn’t invade the world means the Gog and Magog wall is still strong enough which means that Gog and Magog wall is some region where there is snow throughout the year.

It can be said that the Yajooj Majooj wall location is somewhere in the North Pole and the South Pole where the latest technology fails.

  • Under the Surface of Earth

Although it is difficult to draw Yajuj Majuj picture out of the available information; however, it is said that Yajooj Majooj has red hair and small eyes.

It indicates that they might be underground, as people living in caves or less exposure to sunlight tend to have such an appearance. 

The metal gate of the Gog and Magog wall might be the entrance to an underground cave.

  • Siberia or Himalaya – a possible Yajooj Majooj wall location

Scholars and historians are still doing research and studies on the Yajuj Majuj wall location. Some also say that the wall is not imaginary but real, and it is found to be in Siberia.

Others say the Himalayas might be the correct Yajuj Majuj wall location. Some suggest that they live in the northern areas of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.

Caspian Sea

On the other hand, it is concluded by some modern scholars that the two Barrier Mountains are the Caucasus mountain range, the eastern and western sections of which is separated by a narrow pass called the Daryal Gorge.

This Caucasus mountain range spreads its origin in the west from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea in the east. Hence, it could be a possible Yajuj Majuj wall location.

  • Mongolia and Russia

Some historians even gave Yajuj Majuj wall location maps which somewhere denotes it to be between Mongolia and Russia or somewhere near Georgia bordering Turkey.

  • Bukhara and Tirmidhi

A scholar summed that the Gog and Magog wall is in central Asia near Bukhara and Tirmidhi and the place is called Derbent. You can search for this wall location on Google Maps.

Yajooj Majooj possible location
  • Bermuda Triangle

Some people believe that the Yajuj Majuj is located somewhere in Bermuda Triangle where the latest technology fails to detect them. You can search for this location on Google Maps.

To sum up it all up, in the end, I would like to say that the exact Yajooj Majooj wall location is not known or proved by anyone and it remains a mystery.  What I think is that the Gog and Magog wall location might be somewhere in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle. All these are just human interpretations and only Allah the Almighty knows the truth.