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Al Nur Mountain

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Hira Cave

Al Nur Mountain is 2,106 feet high, has an area of 5 square kilometers and is located east of Makkah. The famous Hira cave, where Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had his first revelation is located on this mountain, hence the name Al-Nur (light) after the light of the prophethood.

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