Quba Mosque

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Quba Mosque
Masjid al-Quba.jpg
The Quba Mosque
Religion
AffiliationIslam
ProvinceMedina
RegionHejaz
Location
LocationMedina, Saudi Arabia
Geographic coordinates24°26′21″N 39°37′02″E / 24.43917°N 39.61722°E / 24.43917; 39.61722 (Quba Mosque)Coordinates: 24°26′21″N 39°37′02″E / 24.43917°N 39.61722°E / 24.43917; 39.61722 (Quba Mosque)
Architecture
Architectural typeMosque
Completed622
Specifications
Dome(s)6
Minaret(s)4

Quba Mosque is a mosque in Medina. It is the oldest mosque in the world. When Muhammad and his friends were coming to Medina, they stopped over in Kuba. Muhammad started to build the mosque after his friend helped him. Umar II added a minaret and enlarged the mosque. Suleiman the Magnificent destroyed the mosque and rebuilt it.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Quba Mosque". Retrieved 2015-07-28.