Sahih Muslim Book 7, Hadith Number 3182.

Chapter : Eminence of Medina, Allah’s Apostle (may peace be upon him) showered blessings upon it. Its sacredness and unlawfulness of hunting and lopping of trees and demarcation its precincts.

Abdullah b. ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with them) said: I heard Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: He who patiently endured the hardships and rigours of (this city, i.e. Medina), I would be his witness and intercessor on the Day of Resurrection.