Faisal Mosque

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Faisal Mosque
Shah Faisal Masjid
فیصل مسجد
The Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad.jpg
Faisal Mosque is Pakistan's largest, as well as its National Mosque
Branch/traditionSunni Islam
LocationIslamabad, PakistanPakistan
Faisal Mosque is located in Pakistan
Faisal Mosque
Location in Pakistan
Geographic coordinates33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°E / 33.729944; 73.038436Coordinates: 33°43′48″N 73°02′18″E / 33.729944°N 73.038436°E / 33.729944; 73.038436
Architect(s)Vedat Dalokay
Architectural typeMosque
Architectural styleContemporary Islamic
Date established1987
Construction cost120 million USD
Capacity10,000 (in hall)
24,000 (in porticoes)
40,000 (in courtyard)
Minaret height90 m (300 ft)

Faisal Mosque is a mosque in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is the National mosque of Pakistan, and one of the largest mosques in the world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It was the biggest mosque for a period of six yrs (1986-1993).

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