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Sultanate

This article includes a list of successive Muslim states and dynasties from the rise of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and of the Early Muslim conquests which began in 622 CE and continues through to this current day.

] and the Indian subcontinent. In the decades after his death, the caliphate founded by his earliest successors, called the Rashidun caliphate, was succeeded by the Umayyad caliphate and later the Abbasid caliphate.

While the caliphates gradually fractured and fell, other Muslim dynasties rose; some of these dynasties grew into Islamic empires, with some of the most notable being the Safavid dynasty, Ottoman Empire, and Mughal Empire.

Regional empires

Iran

Shah Ismail I, founder of Safavid dynasty

Mesopotamia and Levant (Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine)

Middle East (Arabian Peninsula, Persian Gulf region)

Egypt

Saudi Arabia

Bahrain

Qatar

Kuwait

United Arab Emirates

Oman

Yemen

Regional

Anatolia (Turkey)

Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha

West Africa (West Africa, Sahel)

Regional

Cameroon

Benin

Burkina Faso

Chad

Sudan, South Sudan

Central African Republic

Côte d'Ivoire

Ghana

Mali

Mauritania

Niger

Nigeria

Senegambia

Gambia

Guinea

Guinea Bissau

Togo

Sierra Leone

North Africa (Maghreb region)

Libya

Tunisia

Algeria

Morocco (Western Sahara, Maghreb, Ifriqiya)

Horn of Africa

Somalia

Ethiopia

Eritrea

Djibouti

East Africa

Tanzania

Kenya

Republic Democratic Congo

Malawi

Mozambique

Indian Ocean Region

Maldives

Mayotte

Comoros

Madagascar

Cyprus

Southern Europe

Spain & Portugal

France

Umayyad Caliph of Cordova

Aghlabids & Fatimids

Italy

Gibraltar

Malta

Eastern Europe (Balkan Region)

Ukraine, Moldova

Romania, Bulgaria

Greece

Albania

Ural Region, Siberia (Russia)

Caucasus

Russia

Armenia

Georgia

Azerbaijan

Central Asia, East Asia

Transoxania (Uzbekistan, Kirgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan)

China

South Asia

India

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

Pakistan

Southeast Asia

Malay Archipelago (East Indies) (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei)

Philippines

Approximate extent of the Muslim sultanates in the Philippines

Thailand

Indochina

See also


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