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Buhran

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Location of Buhran (hover the mouse pointer over the image to zoom)
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Location of Buhran (hover the mouse pointer over the image to zoom)

Buḥrān or Baḥrān (بحران) is an area in Wadi l-Fur', in Hijaz, a region between Mecca and Medina. It is located 24 km south of Medina. According to Ibn Ishaq, Buhran was a mine in Hijaz owned by al-Hajjaj b. 'Alat Bihzi.

Buhran is notable for the Battle of Buhran in the time of Prophet Muhammad (s). The name of this region was also mentioned in the Sariyya of 'Abd Allah b. Jahsh.

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  • The material for this article is mainly taken from بحران in Farsi WikiShia.