Al-Andalus Mosque

Al-Andalus Mosque (Spanish: Mezquita de al-Ándalus) is a mosque in the neighbourhood of Arroyo del Cuarto city of Málaga, Andalusia, Spain.

Al-Andalus Mosque
Mezquita de al-Ándalus
Mezquita de al-Ándalus1.jpg
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionSunni
Location
LocationMálaga, Andalusia, Spain
Al-Andalus Mosque is located in Andalusia
Al-Andalus Mosque
Spain
Geographic coordinates36°43′09″N 4°26′18″W / 36.7192°N 4.4383°W / 36.7192; -4.4383Coordinates: 36°43′09″N 4°26′18″W / 36.7192°N 4.4383°W / 36.7192; -4.4383
Architecture
Typemosque
Specifications
Capacity1,000 worshipers
Interior area4,000 m2
Minaret height25 meters

StructureEdit

The mosque has 4,000 square meters and two entrances, one for men and one for women. It has a kindergarten, an auditorium for 200 people, three prayer rooms, classrooms, library or Arabic classes are taught among other services. It has a capacity for 1,000 people,[1] making it one of the largest mosques in Europe.[2]

The minaret of the mosque is 25 meters high.[3]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La nueva mezquita de Málaga abrirá en verano con un director saudí". 24 April 2006. Translation from Spanish: The religious imprint of Saudi origin is gaining more influence in the province. And with it, the establishment of Wahhabism, the branch of Islam from Saudi Arabia considered more conservative. In total, more than 22 million euros have been invested.
  2. ^ Webislam, La mezquita de Málaga proyecta su belleza sobre la ciudad, 17/04/2005
  3. ^ Diario Sur, El hijo del rey Fahd financia las cenas de más 300 fieles en el mes de ramadán, 02/09/2008.