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Each year muslims visit this place because it is the native city of Muhammed, take part in hajj.

Mecca

1

Country in which Islam was born, holds influential trade routes.

Saudi Arabia

2

Muhammed organized his followers into the Umma here, started the 'seal of the prophets.'

Medina

3

Regions conquered by Islamic army between 633-637, just south of Turkey on Mediterranean coast.

Syria and Palestine

4

Conquered by Islamic army in the 640s, incorporated Persian influence, northeastern Africa on Mediterranean coast.

Egypt

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East of Syria and Palestine, north of Arabia, strong literary influence in Islamic culture.

Persia

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The capital of the Ummayad Dynasty.

Damascus