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For the hadith scholar Al-Zuhri see Ibn Shihab al-Zuhri.

Mohammed Ibn Abu Bakr al-Zuhri of Granada (fl. 1130s-50s) was a geographer. He was the writer of a notable work, Kitab al-Jaghrafiyya (Book of Geography). Al-Zuhri was able to use the writings of the geographers of the reign of Caliph Al-Ma'mun of Bagdad (d. 456/1068)[1] Al-Zuhri died between 1154 and 1161.


  1. S. M. Imamuddin, Muslim Spain 711-1492 A.D., p. 159
  • M. Barceló, "Commentaris a un text sobre Mallorca del geògraf al-Zuhri", Mayurqa, Vol. 14, 1975, pp. 155–165
  • George Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science, 1931, page 130

External links

  • Climate zones of Al-Zuhri [1] (retrieved November 26, 2008)