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 5 city names in the United States whose roots are from the Middle East

 5 city names in the United States whose roots are from the Middle East


1.Bethlehem, New Hampshire, United State.

20190606_163137.jpgScreenshot of the Bethlehem Area of the United States (source : Al Arabiya English)
We can't differentiate betwen Bethlehem in Palestinaand Bethlehem in The United State, the two city names are the same, but the history of ancient and classical city tell us that Bethlehem was built as the holy city in the Middle East, and the name of Bethlehem is famous in United State after many saints brought the name of Bethlehem in their hearts to a hopeful country, the United States

Below is a photo of old city from a local guide


2. Mecca, California The United State

20190606_163253.jpgScreenshot of the Mecca area of ​​the United States (source : Arabiya English)
Mecca was built by Abraham as the Holy Land of Muslims located in Saudi Arabia, it turns out Mecca also names an area in Riverside CountyUnited States with a population of 8,577 people.

Next to Mecca in California, Mecca in Indianapolis and Mecca in Ohio, United States

A photo of Mecca Zamzam Tower (a local guide)

IMG_20180908_205408.jpgZamzam Tower of Mecca
Below a photo of Mecca from other a local guide

Screenshot_____-__-__-__-__-__-1.pngA photo of Mecca
3.Medina, Washington, The United States

20190607_075615.jpgScreenshot of Medina Area, Washington, The United States (source : Wikipidia)
Madīnah, is a city in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. At the city's heart is al-Masjid an-Nabawi ('The Prophet's Mosque'), which is the burial place of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, and it is one of two holiest cities in Islam, the other being Mecca(wikipidia)

Next to Medina in Washington, The United States, many states have Medine city
1.Medina, California, United States
2.Medina Tennessee, The United States
3.Medina Minnesota, The United States
4Medina, New York , The United States
5.Medina, Wisconsin , The United States
6.Medina, Kansas, The United States
7.Medina, Ohio, The United States
8.Medina, West Virginia, The United States
9.Medina, North Dacota, The United States

Below a photo of the Al Masjid an Nabawi Mosque by a local guide

IMG_20190216_192249_364.jpgOn the way to the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi Mosque.
4.Cairo, Illinois, The United States

20190607_203821.jpgScreenshot of Cairo Area, Illinois, The United States (source : Al Arabia English)
Cairo is famous as the biggest city in middle east and north Africa and I think not just north but may be all Africa. In downtown you can find the old city and I recommend if you want to eat some original food you can find many places and restaurants over there like ( koshry sayed hanafy – kapapgy el nasr) and if you wanna visit some place very old ( not old as pyramids) you can go to el moez street and khan el khalely. But be carful its not easy to walk there as its very crowded. Basically I think Cairo is the best  city. (A local guide)

Next to Cairo, Illinois, United States, 15 other states have cities named Cairo:
1.Cairo Alabama, The United States
2.Cairo Arkansas, The United States
3.Cairo Florida, The United States
4.Cairo Georgia, The United States
5.Cairo Tennessee, The United States
6.Cairo Indiana, The United States
7.Cairo Iowa, The United States
8.Cairo Kansas, The United States
9.Cairo Kentucky, The United States
10.Cairo Missouri, The United States
11.Cairo Mississippi, The United States
12.Cairo Nebraska, The United States
13.Cairo Oklahoma, The United States
14. Cairo Oregon, The United States
15.Cairo West Virginia, The United States

Below a photo of Cairo by a local guide

32701904_1879378795456400_6974003174659063808_n.jpgA photo of Cairo Egipt
5.Damascus, Maryland, United States

20190607_233431.jpgScreenshot of Damascus Area, Maryland, United States (source : Al Arabia English)
Damascus arabic: دمشق‎, romanized: Dimašq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ]) is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aš-Šām (الشام) and titled the "City of Jasmine" (مدينة الياسمين Madīnat al-Yāsmīn). In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levantand the Arab world. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009. (Wikipidia)

Next to Damascus, Maryland, United States, 10 states have cities, named by Damascus

1.Damascus Alabama, United States
2.Damascus Arkansas, United States
3. Damascus Georgia, United States
4. Damascus Illinois, United States
5. Damascus Mississippi, United States
6. Damascus Oregon, United States
7.Damascus Pennsylvania, United States
8. Damascus, Tennessee, United States
9.Damascus  New York, United States
10.Damascus  Virginia, United States

Below a photo about Damascus by a local guide

20180826_105336.jpgAbout Damascus


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