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Islamic Cities by Century

Name these important Islamic cities throughout each century
Source: "Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization" by Justin Marozzi
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Last updated: August 28, 2023
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Century
Description
City
7th
Holiest of all Cities
Mecca
8th
Umayyad Capital and One of the Oldest Cities in the World
Damascus
9th
Centre of the "Golden Age of Islam"
Baghdad
10th
Largest European City of its Time
Cordoba
11th
The Contested City
Jerusalem
12th
"The Victorious" Capital of the Fatimids
Cairo
13th
Marinid Capital Home to the World's Oldest University
Fez
14th
Important Silk Road City and Capital of the Timurid Empire
Samarkand
Century
Description
City
15th
"City of the World's Desire"
Constantinople
16th
One of the First Capitals of the Mughals
Kabul
17th
Capital of the Safavids Known as Being "Half the World"
Isfahan
18th
Port City Known for Being a Pirate Haven
Tripoli
19th
"Paris of the Middle East"
Beirut
20th
The Business and Tourist Hub of the Middle East
Dubai
21st
Host City for the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Doha
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