The Islam Religion

The second most popular religion in the world

The History of Islam

Islam was founded by a prophet by the name of Muhammad, who was chosen by the God Allah. It was founded in the year 610, following the revelation of the prophet, and Muhammad and his followers spread this belief throughout the Arabian peninsula. The Holy Book of Islam is called the Quran. Muhammad received the information from Allah in a vision he had where Allah appeared. Islam originated in Mecca, where the prophet or messiah, Muhammad, was born and raised.

About Muslims

Although there are some people in the United States that practice this religion, the majority of Muslims live in countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East, such as Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Iraq, etc. 23% of Earth's population are Muslim, or about 1.6 billion people.

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