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Islamic Stores – Akron, Ohio – Halal meat, Grocery Shops, Books and Clothing businesses

Monday, March 29th, 2010


Akron is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Summit County. The city is located in northeastern Ohio along the Cuyahoga River As of 2000, the city proper had a total population of 217,074, and is the 81st largest city in the United States, and the fifth largest city in Ohio. It is the principal city of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Summit and Portage counties and a population of 698,553. Akron is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Elyria Combined Statistical Area, which in 2000 had a population of 2,945,831, and ranked as the country’s 14th largest. Like many former urban manufacturing centers of the U.S. Rust Belt, Akron’s population has declined, falling from a peak of 290,351 in 1960. The city has many outlets, stores, and shops that provide Muslim and Middle Eastern merchandize that includes Halal meat, Islamic Clothing, Groceries, Books, Clothing, Indian jewelry, wedding and marriage dresses.

Islamic stores and businesses includes ethnic products from countries such as India, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Persian, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi-Arabia, Dubai, UAE, Jordan, Palestine, Morocco, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and many other countries.

Islamic businesses in Akron and surrounding areas of Ohio include some of the following stores.

  1. Islamic Society of Akron and Kent