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A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of Muhammad.
The region in which Islam started
The name of people who practice/follow Islam.
Most sacred/holy city of Islam and birthplace of Muhammad.
Arabic name for God, which is what Muslims call God
The founder of Islam who received messages from Allah. He is Allah's greatest prophet (a person who receives messages from God and tells others).
Five Pillars of Islam
The five acts of worship
required of all Muslims
The holy book of Islam.
Sacred/holy shrine in the city of Mecca.
A pilgrimage (religious trip) to Mecca. This is one of the five pillars.
A building for Muslim prayer.
Sunni and Shiite
The two groups in Islam