List of mosques

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A National mosque are Mosques that represent the Cultural Identity of Muslim-Majority countries and the image of the same country or a particular Islamic nation respectively.

National mosques[change | change source]

Country Mosque name and Description City Picture Ref.
 Bangladesh Baitul Mukarram: Nationalized mosque. It is the 10th largest mosque in the world, accommodating more than 40,000 people Dacca Bayt al Mukarram.jpg [1]
 Egypt Al-Azhar Mosque: National Mosque. Cairo Cairo - Islamic district - Al Azhar Mosque and University.JPG [2]
 Palestine Al-Aqsa Mosque: National Palestinian mosque East Jerusalem Jerusalem-2007-Temple Mount-Al-Aqsa Mosque 01.jpg [3]
 Pakistan Faisal Mosque: Named for Faisal of Saudi Arabia, it is the largest mosque in Pakistan and Southern Asia and one of the largest mosques in the world respectively. Islamabad National Mosque Ali Mujtaba WLM2017 FAISAL MOSQUE 08.jpg [4]
 Saudi Arabia Masjid al-Qiblatayn: Historically important for Muslims as it is the place where, after the Islamic prophet Muhammad received the command to change the direction of prayer (qibla) from Jerusalem to Mecca. Medina Masjid al-Qiblatain.jpg
 India Jama Masjid: The largest mosque in India. Also known as Masjid-i Jahān-Numā after Shah Jahan Old Delhi Jama Masjid, Delhi.jpg [5]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Thariani and Co: Architects and Engineers. Booklet in section under projects completed "mosques".
  2. Williams 2018, p. 204.
  3. "Arab states neglect Al-Aqsa says head of Jerusalem Waqf". Al-Monitor. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  4. "Three Pakistani mosques make it to 'world's most beautiful mosques' list". The Express Tribune. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  5. "Jama Masjid, Delhi". Cultural India website. Retrieved 19 May 2017.