Islamic Places & Geography

Shiraz

Shiraz (Šīrāz) is the 5 th most-populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province . At the 2016 census, the population of the city was 1 869 001 and its built-up area with " Shahr-e Jadid-e Sadra " ( Sadra New Town ) was home to 1 565 572 inhabitants. Shiraz is one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia

Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad , is the 2 nd most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the north-east of the country, near the borders with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. It has a population of 3 001 184 inhabitants (2016 census). It was a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv to the east. The city is named,

Isfahan

Isfahan is a city in Iran . It is located 406 kilometres south of Tehran, and is the capital of Isfahan Province . Isfahan has a population of approximately 1.5 million , making it the 3 rd largest city in Iran after Tehran and Mashhad. Isfahan is an important city as it is located at the intersection of the 2 principal north–south and east–west routes that traverse Iran

Tehran

Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.4 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran , Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the 2 nd largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. It is ranked 29 th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is the capital of Egypt . The city's metropolitan area is one of the largest in Africa , the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world, and the 15 th -largest in the world, and is associated with ancient Egypt , as the famous Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city of Memphis are located in its geographical area. Located near the

Baghdad

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq . The population of Baghdad , as of 2016, is approximately 8,765,000 , making it the largest city in Iraq , the 2 nd largest city in the Arab world (after Cairo, Egypt), and the 2 nd largest city in Western Asia (after Tehran, Iran). Located along the Tigris River , the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

1. Jeddah Jeddah is a city in the Tihāmah region of the Hejaz on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban centre of western Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city in Makkah Province , the largest seaport on the Red Sea , and with a population of about 4 million people (as of 2017), the 2 nd -largest city in Saudi Arabia

Hejaz, Saudi Arabia

1. Hejaz The Hejaz (Arabic: al-Ḥijāz , lit. ' the Barrier '), is a region in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia. The region is so called as it separates the land of the Najd in the east from the land of Tihāmah in the west. It is also known as the " Western Province ." It is bordered on the west by the Red Sea

Medina, Saudi Arabia

Medina Medina (also called al-Madīnah al-Munawwarah , "the radiant city"; or al-Madīnah "the city"), also transliterated as Madīnah , is a city in the Hejaz region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. At the city's heart is al-Masjid an-Nabawi (' The Prophet's Mosque '), which is the burial place of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ

Mecca

Mecca Mecca (sometimes spelled also as Makkah or Makkah al-Mukarramah ) is a city in the region called Hejaz. Previously a part of Rashidun Caliphate, Ottoman Empire and a Kingdom of Hejaz, since 1924 it is incorporated in Saudi Arabia, and is also the capital and administrative headquarters of the Makkah Region . The city is located 70 km inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley