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|||
|Egypt||Al-Azhar Mosque: National Mosque.||Cairo|||
|Palestine||Al-Aqsa Mosque: National Palestinian mosque||East Jerusalem|||
|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|||
|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|
|India||Jama Masjid: The largest mosque in India. Also known as Masjid-i Jahān-Numā after Shah Jahan||Old Delhi|||
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References[change | change source]
- Thariani and Co: Architects and Engineers. Booklet in section under projects completed "mosques".
- Williams 2018, p. 204. sfn error: no target: CITEREFWilliams2018 (help)
- "Arab states neglect Al-Aqsa says head of Jerusalem Waqf". Al-Monitor. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
- "Three Pakistani mosques make it to 'world's most beautiful mosques' list". The Express Tribune. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
- "Jama Masjid, Delhi". Cultural India website. Retrieved 19 May 2017.