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Medina  |  Ohio

Clockwise from top left: al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Green Dome, al-Baqi' Cemetery, Quba Mosque, and Hejaz Railway Museum

Medina (/məˈdnə/; Arabic: المدينة المنورة‎, , "the radiant city"; or المدينة, , "the city"), also transliterated as Madīnah, is a city in the Hejaz, and the capital of the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. The city contains al-Masjid an-Nabawi ("the Prophet's mosque"), which is the burial place of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the second-holiest site in Islam after Mecca.

Medina was Muhammad's destination after his Hijrah from Mecca, and became the capital of a rapidly increasing Muslim Empire, first under Muhammad's leadership, and then under the first three Rashidun caliphs Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman. It served as the power base of Islam in its first century where the early Muslim community developed. Medina is home to the three oldest mosques, namely the Quba Mosque, al-Masjid an-Nabawi, and Masjid al-Qiblatain ("the mosque of the two qiblas"). Muslims believe that the chronologically final surahs of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet in Medina, and are called Medinan surahs in contrast to the earlier Meccan surahs.

Similar to Mecca, non-Muslims are forbidden from entering the sacred core of Medina (but not the entire city) or the city center by the national government.


Towns nearby

Lafayette Township    (3 km)

Medina Township    (9 km)

Brunswick Hills Township    (11 km)

Guilford Township    (12 km)

Hinckley Township    (19 km)

Rittman    (19 km)

Rittman Ohio    (19 km)

Smaller towns nearby

York Township    (6 km)

Westfield Center Ohio    (10 km)

Westfield Township    (10 km)

Westfield Center    (11 km)

Chatham Township    (12 km)

Litchfield Township    (12 km)

Seville    (12 km)

Seville Ohio    (12 km)

Liverpool Township    (13 km)

Lodi    (13 km)

Lodi Ohio    (13 km)

Sharon Township    (14 km)

Creston    (15 km)

Creston Ohio    (15 km)

Granger Township    (15 km)

Harrisville Township    (15 km)

Wadsworth Township    (16 km)

Grafton Township    (18 km)

Canaan Township    (19 km)

Penfield Township    (19 km)

Spencer Township    (19 km)

Villages nearby

Briarwood Beach    (4 km)

Chippewa Lake    (5 km)

Chippewa Lake Ohio    (5 km)

Chippewa on the Lake    (5 km)

Gloria Glens Park    (7 km)

Gloria Glens Park Ohio    (7 km)

Burbank    (16 km)

Burbank Ohio    (16 km)

Sterling    (17 km)

Pigeon Creek    (19 km)

Pigeon Creek Ohio    (19 km)

Spencer    (19 km)

Spencer Ohio    (19 km)

Other locations nearby

Brookdale Mobile Home Park    (very near)

Chamberlain    (2 km)

Lafayette    (4 km)

Chippewa Lake Park    (6 km)

Mallet Creek    (6 km)

Poe    (7 km)

Lester    (8 km)

Normandy Park    (8 km)

The Woods at Lake Medina    (8 km)

Abbeyville    (9 km)

Monteville Lakes    (9 km)

Ridgewood Falls    (9 km)

Windfall Reserve    (9 km)

Windfall    (10 km)

Blake    (11 km)

Boneta    (11 km)

Chatham    (11 km)

Erhart    (11 km)

Friendsville    (11 km)

Geisingers Corners    (11 km)

J And M Trailer Court    (11 km)

Pliny    (11 km)

River Styx    (11 km)

Wolf Creek Reserve    (11 km)

Litchfield    (12 km)

Oakwood Acres    (12 km)

Pine Villas    (12 km)

Risley    (12 km)

Weymouth    (12 km)

Acme    (13 km)

Evergreen Estates    (13 km)

Valley City Station    (13 km)

Edsel W Campbell Mobile Home Park    (14 km)

Franks Corner    (14 km)

Sharon Center    (14 km)

Valley City    (14 km)

Youngs Corners    (14 km)

Granger    (15 km)

Indian Head Village    (15 km)

Indian Hill    (15 km)

Remsen Corners    (15 km)

Sunset Mobile Home Park    (15 km)

The Rose of Sharon    (15 km)

Clark Corners    (16 km)

Coddingville    (16 km)

Garden Isle    (16 km)

Hardscrabble    (16 km)

Pawnee    (16 km)

River Corners    (16 km)

Sherman Corners    (16 km)

The Estates at Woodfield    (16 km)

Tramonte Orchard Estates    (16 km)

Belden    (17 km)

Jackson    (17 km)

Rolling Wheel Park    (17 km)

Sharon Woods    (17 km)

Beebetown    (18 km)

Clover Leaf Mobile Home Park    (18 km)

Crawford Corners    (18 km)

Esselburn    (18 km)

Johnsons Corners    (18 km)

Paxton    (18 km)

Buzzard Roost    (19 km)

Canaan    (19 km)

Heritage Woods    (19 km)

Hillside Estates    (19 km)

Hinckley    (19 km)

Kingsleys Corners    (19 km)

Penfield    (19 km)

Waterford Crossing    (19 km)

Echo Lake Glen    (20 km)

Stoney Hill    (20 km)

Wadsworth Trailer Park    (20 km)

Churches nearby

Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church    (3 km)

Bethany Church    (4 km)

Church of God    (4 km)

Church of God in Christ    (4 km)

Friendship Baptist Church    (4 km)

Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church    (4 km)

Saint Pauls Episcopal Church    (4 km)

Waltz Church    (5 km)

York United Methodist Church    (6 km)

Universalist Church of Westfield Center    (10 km)

Four Square Church    (11 km)

Zion Lutheran Church    (11 km)

Baptist Church    (12 km)

Seville Presbyterian Church    (12 km)

Seville United Methodist Church    (12 km)

Southwest Sharon Church    (12 km)

Congregational Church    (13 km)

Lodi United Methodist Church    (13 km)

Saint Martin of Tours Church    (13 km)

Black River Church of the Brethren    (14 km)

Jerusalem Lutheran Church    (14 km)

Saint Pauls Church    (14 km)

Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church    (14 km)

Young s Corners Fellowship Church    (14 km)

Bethel Church    (15 km)

Grace Church    (15 km)

Granger United Methodist Church    (15 km)

Mount Pleasant Church    (15 km)

Assembly of God Church    (16 km)

Maple Hill Church    (16 km)

Remsen Christian Church    (16 km)

Saint Marks Church    (16 km)

Christian Church    (17 km)

East Homerville Church    (17 km)

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church    (17 km)

Mennonite Church    (17 km)

Saint Marks Episcopal Church    (17 km)

Trinity Reformed Church    (17 km)

Wadsworth Church of the Nazarene    (17 km)

Christian and Missionary Alliance Church    (18 km)

Full Gospel Church    (18 km)

Hungarian Baptist Church    (18 km)

Jackson Presbyterian Church    (18 km)

Methodist Church    (18 km)

Methodist Episcopal Church    (18 km)

Mount Zwingli Church    (18 km)

Rittman Community Church    (18 km)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church    (18 km)

Zion Church    (18 km)

Church of Christ    (19 km)

Grace Brethren Church    (19 km)

Our Saviour s Lutheran Church    (19 km)

Penfield Community Church    (19 km)

Saint Anne Catholic Church    (19 km)