Fuengirola Mosque

Fuengirola Mosque (Spanish: Mezquita de Fuengirola) is an Islamic place of worship in Fuengirola, Province of Málaga, Andalusia, Spain. It is also known as the Suhail Islamic Cultural Centre.

Fuengirola Mosque
Mezquita de Fuengirola
Mezquita de Fuengirola (Málaga) (cropped).JPG
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Location
LocationFuengirola, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Fuengirola Mosque is located in Andalusia
Fuengirola Mosque
Shown within Andalusia
Geographic coordinates36°31′52.3″N 4°37′36.7″W / 36.531194°N 4.626861°W / 36.531194; -4.626861Coordinates: 36°31′52.3″N 4°37′36.7″W / 36.531194°N 4.626861°W / 36.531194; -4.626861
Architecture
Typemosque
Funded bySaudi Arabia
Groundbreaking1983
Completed1994

BackgroundEdit

The construction of the mosque started in 1983 and finished in 1994. It was funded by Saudi Arabia.[1]

The mosque's leader, Mohamed Kamal Mostafa, served a jail term of a year and three months for inciting violence towards women.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) Francisco Javier Moreno Fernández, Mezquitas contemporáneas en la Costa del Sol, Dialnet.unirioja.es, 2001
  2. ^ (in Spanish) El abogado del imán Fuengirola presenta un recurso para suspender su ingreso en prisión, www.elpais.com, 26 November 2004