Here are some facts about Islam.

  • Has about 1.3 billion followers worldwide
  • Founded in about 610 C.E. by the prophet Muhammad
  • Five Pillars of Islam: declaration of faith, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgrimage to Mecca
  • Monotheistic (a belief in one God, Allah)
  • Holy city is Mecca, Saudia Arabia
  • Holy book is the Qur’an (Koran)
  • Followers worship in mosques; their spiritual leaders are called imams.

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