Islam FactSheet

Founder:
Muhammad
Born in Mecca in 570 AD
Founded:
Approximately 610 AD
Founding Occasion:
Muhammad claimed to receive revelations from the angel Gabriel.
Headquarters:
Mecca is the center of the Islamic world
Membership:
1,780,000,000
Splinters:
Sunni
Shiite
Ahmadiyya
Druze
Ahmdiyan
Ishmailites
Zaidites
Sufi
Nation of Islam
Moorish Science Temple
Five Percenters
Sacred Texts:
The Quran (also spelled Koran or Qur’an)
Sunnah
Nahjul Balagha
Official Website:
None