Bulgar Mosque (Cheboksary)

The Bulgar Mosque (Russian: Мечеть Булгар, Tatar: Болгар мәчет, Chuvash: Пӑлхар мечетӗ) is a Muslim Mosque in the city of Cheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia. It is located on the outskirts of the city. Russian Grand Mufti Talgat Tadzhuddin opened it on September 14, 2005.

Bulgar Mosque
Мечеть Булгар
Location
LocationCheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia
Bulgar Mosque (Cheboksary) is located in Russia
Bulgar Mosque (Cheboksary)
Shown within Russia
Geographic coordinates56°06′43″N 47°14′39″E / 56.1119°N 47.2442°E / 56.1119; 47.2442Coordinates: 56°06′43″N 47°14′39″E / 56.1119°N 47.2442°E / 56.1119; 47.2442
Architecture
TypeMosque
Date established14 September 2005

The mosque is named after the medieval Volga-Bulgarian capital of Bolghar, and is a revered center of Islam in the Volga region.

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