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A mosque, or masjid (Arabic: مَـسْـجِـد‎), is a place of worship for Muslims. Mosques have the capacity to accommodate a large number of worshippers for prayer services known as Salah. Some mosques that are destinations for pilgrimages are also some of the largest mosques in the world — the largest mosque in the world is the Great Mosque of Mecca, which is a site of pilgrimage for the Hajj. All the mosques in this list are also known as Jama Masjid, a type of mosque designed to accommodate the Friday congregational prayer known as jummah.

This list lists mosques all over the world that can accommodate at least 100,000 worshipers. Some mosques provide information on the capacity of worshippers it can accommodate in different prayer spaces, such as prayer hall, courtyard known as sahn, and portico. For these mosques, indicated capacity is a sum of all the available prayer spaces. Mosques listed here are of any religious branch which regards themselves as Muslim.

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Name Images Capacity Area (m2) City Country Architectural style Year of first building
Great Mosque of Mecca

Arabic: ٱلمـسـجد الـحـرام

1,500,000[1] 356,000[1] Mecca   Saudi Arabia Islamic Pre-622
Imam Ali Mosque

Arabic: حرم الإمام علي

800,000[citation needed] Najaf   Iraq Islamic 900
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi

Arabic: المسجد النبوي

1,000,000[2] 384,000[3] Medina   Saudi Arabia Islamic and Ottoman, Mamluk Revivalist Between 634 and 644
Imam Reza Shrine

Persian: حرم امام رضا

500,000[4] 598,657[5] Mashhad   Iran Iranian 818
Bara Imambara

Hindi: बारा इमामबारा

Urdu: بارہ امامباڑا

350,000[citation needed] Lucknow   India Mughal 1784
Istiqlal Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Istiqlal

200,000[6] Jakarta   Indonesia International Style 1978
Taj-ul-Masajid

Hindi: ताज-उल-मस्जिद

175,000[7] 400,000[8] Bhopal   India Mughal 1901
Jamkaran Mosque

Persian: مسجد جمکران

150,000[citation needed] Qom   Iran Iranian 984
Djamaa el Djazaïr

Arabic: جامع الجزائر

120,000[9] 20,000[9] Algiers   Algeria Contemporary Islamic Under construction
Hassan II Mosque

Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني

French: Mosquée Hassan-II

105,000[a] Casablanca   Morocco Moorish, Moroccan 1993
Badshahi Mosque

Urdu: بادشاہی مسجد

100,000[11] Lahore   Pakistan Mughal, Indo-Islamic 1673
Chota Imambara

Hindi: छोटा इमामबाड़ा]

Urdu: چھوٹا امامباڑا

100,000[citation needed] Lucknow   India Mughal 1784
Faisal Mosque

Urdu: فیصل مسجد

74,000[b] 5,000[13] Islamabad   Pakistan Contemporary Islamic 1986
Grand Jamia Mosque

Urdu: گرینڈ جامع مسجد

70,000[14] Lahore   Pakistan Mughal 2014
Çamlıca Mosque

Turkish: Çamlıca Camii

63,000[15] Istanbul   Turkey Late Classical Ottoman 2013
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque

Filipino: Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid

60,000[16] Cotabato City   Philippines Islamic 2011
Al-Akbar Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Al-Akbar

Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦄꦭ꧀ꦄꦏ꧀ꦧꦂ

Pegon: مَـسْـجِـد الْأَكْـبَـر

59,000[17] Surabaya   Indonesia Indonesian Islamic 2000
Al-Markaz Al-Islami Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Al-Markaz Al-Islami

Buginese: ᨆᨔᨍᨗᨉ ᨕᨒ-ᨆᨑᨀᨍ ᨕᨒ-ᨀᨗᨔᨒᨆᨗ

50,000[18] Makassar   Indonesia Buginese, Makassarese, Italian 1996
Baitul Mukarram National Mosque

Bengali: বায়তুল মোকাররম Arabic: بيت المكرّم

40,000[19] Dhaka   Bangladesh Islamic 1960
Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Islamic Centre Samarinda

40,000[16] 43,500[16] Samarinda   Indonesia Ottoman, Greek Revival
Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Arabic: جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير

40,000[20] 22,000[21] Abu Dhabi   United Arab Emirates Persian, Mughal, Indo-Islamic, Moorish 2007
Jamia Masjid[22]

Urdu: جامع مسجد سرینگر

33,333[23] Jammu and Kashmir   India Indo-Islamic 1400
1st November of 1954 Great Mosque

Arabic: المسجد الكبير 1 نوفمبر 1954

30,000[24] 42,000[24] Batna   Algeria Contemporary Islamic 2003
Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Baiturrahman

Acehnese: Meuseujid Raya Baiturrahman

Jawi: مسجد رايا بيتر الرحمن

30,000[16] Banda Aceh   Indonesia Indo-Saracenic Revival, Mughal, Moorish 1881
Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque

Arabic: مسجد محمد بن عبد الوهاب

30,000[25] Doha   Qatar Islamic 2010
Sabancı Central Mosque

Turkish: Sabancı Merkez Camii

28,500[26] Adana   Turkey New Ottoman 1998
Al Saleh Mosque

Arabic: جامع الصالح

44,000[27] 27,300[27] Sana'a   Yemen Islamic 2008
CMH Masjid Jhelum 25,000[28] Jhelum Cantt   Pakistan Indo-Islamic 1950[28]
Jama Masjid

Hindi: जामा मस्जिद

Urdu: جامع مسجد

25,000[29] Central Delhi   India Indo-Islamic, Mughal 1656
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque

Malay: Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz

Jawi: مسجد سلطان صلاحُ الدين عبدُ العزيز

Chinese: 苏丹沙拉胡汀阿都阿兹沙回教堂

Tamil: சுல்தான் சலாஹுதின் அப்துல் அஸீஸ் மசூதி

24,000[7] Shah Alam   Malaysia Malay, Modern 1988
Masjid Al-Dahab

Filipino: Moskeng Ginto

22,000[30] Manila   Philippines Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug 1976
Al-Azhar Mosque

Arabic: جامع الْأزهـر

20,000[31] Cairo   Egypt Fatimid 972
Dian Al-Mahri Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Dian Al-Mahri

Sundanese: ᮙᮞ᮪ᮏᮤᮓ᮪ ᮃᮜ᮪-ᮙᮂᮛᮤ

20,000[32] Depok   Indonesia Iranian, Indo-Islamic 2006
Grand Mosque of Conakry

French: Grande Mosquée de Conakry

20,000[31] Conakry   Guinea Sudano-Sahelian 1982
Grand Mosque of West Sumatra

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Sumatera Barat

Minangkabau: Musajik Rayo Sumatera Barat

Jawi: موساجيك رايو سومترا بارايق

20,000[33] Padang   Indonesia Minangkabau 2014
Id Kah Mosque

Chinese: 艾提尕尔清真寺

Uyghur: ھېيتگاھ مەسچىتى

20,000[34] Kashgar   China Chinese 1442
Shah Jahan Mosque

Urdu: شاہ جہاں مسجد‬

20,000[35] Thatta   Pakistan Mughal, Safavid, Timurid 1659
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Arabic: جامع السلطان قابوس الأكبر

20,000[36] 416,000[37] Muscat   Oman Contemporary Islamic 2001
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque

Malay: Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin

Jawi: مسجد توانكو ميزن زاينل عابدين

Chinese: 端姑米占再納阿比丁清真寺

Tamil: டுங்கு மஸான் ஜைனல் அபிடின் மசூதி

20,000[38] Putrajaya   Malaysia Modern 2009
Aqsa Mosque

Urdu: مسجدِ اقصیJ

18,000[39] Rabwah   Pakistan Mughal, Indo-Islamic 1972
Federal Territory Mosque

Malay: Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan

Jawi: مسجد ولايه ڤرسكوتوان

Chinese: 联邦疆土清真寺

Tamil: பெடரல் மண்டலம் மசூதி

17,000[40] Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia Ottoman, Malay 2000
Grand Mosque of Makhachkala

Russian: Джума мечеть Махачкалы

17,000[41] Makhachkala   Russia Late Classical Ottoman 1998
KH Hasyim Asy'ari Grand Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Raya KH Hasyim Asy'ari

16,000[42] Jakarta   Indonesia Betawi, Indonesian Islamic 2013
Emir Abdelkader Mosque

Arabic: مسجد الْأميـر عبد القادر

15,000[31] Constantine   Algeria Islamic 1994
Kocatepe Mosque

Turkish: Kocatepe Camii

15,000[43] Ankara   Turkey Modern, Neo Classical Ottoman 1987
Great Mosque of Central Java

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah

Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦲꦒꦸꦁꦠꦼꦔꦃ

15,000[44] 100,000[44] Semarang   Indonesia Javanese, Greek Revival 2006
Great Mosque of Palembang

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Palembang

Palembang Malay: Masjid Agung Palembang

Jawi: مسجد أݢوڠ ڤلامبڠ

Chinese: 巨港大清真寺

15,000[45] Palembang   Indonesia Malay, Chinese, Palladian 1738
Grand Mosque of Sabilal Muhtadin

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Sabilal Muhtadin

Banjarese: Masigit Raya Sabilal Muhtadin

Jawi: مسيڬيت رايا سبيلَ المهتدين

15,000[46] Banjarmasin   Indonesia Banjarese, Neoclassical 1979
National Mosque of Malaysia

Malay: Masjid Negara Malaysia

Jawi: مسجد نݢارا مليسيا

Chinese: 马来西亚国家清真寺

Tamil: மலேசியாவின் தேசிய மசூதி

15,000[47] Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia Modern 1965
Putra Mosque

Malay: Masjid Putra

Jawi: مسجد ڤوترا

Chinese: 布特拉清真寺

Tamil: புத்ரா மசூதி

15,000[48] Putrajaya   Malaysia Modern, Mamluk, Moorish 1997
Grand Mosque

Arabic: المسجد الكبير

13,000[49] Kuwait City   Kuwait Islamic 1986
Grand Mosque of Bandung

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Bandung

Sundanese: ᮙᮞ᮪ᮏᮤᮓ᮪ ᮛᮚ ᮘᮔ᮪ᮓᮥᮀ

13,000[50] Bandung   Indonesia Arabian, Sundanese 2003
Uganda National Mosque

Swahili: Msikiti wa Taifa wa Uganda

12,200[51] Kampala   Uganda Islamic 1972
Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Malay: Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu

Jawi: مسجد بندارايا كوتا کوتا کينا بالو

Chinese: 亚庇市清真寺

Tamil: கோட்டா கினாபுவல் சிட்டி மசூதி

12,000[52] Kota Kinabalu   Malaysia Modern 2000
Mosque of Rome

Italian: Moschea di Roma

12,000[53] 30,000 Rome   Italy Islamic 1995
Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque

Russian: Мечеть Ахмата Кадырова

Chechen: Кадыров Ахьмадан цӀарах дина маьждиг

10,000[54] Grozny   Russia Late Classical Ottoman 2008
Al-Azhar Great Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Al-Azhar

10,000[55] 43,755[55] Jakarta   Indonesia Minimalism 1958
Al-Ittihad Mosque Jatibarang

Indonesian: Masjid Al-Ittihad Jatibarang

Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦄꦭ꧀ꦆꦠ꧀ꦠꦶꦲꦢ꧀ꦗꦠꦶꦨꦫꦁ

Jawi: مسجد الاتحاد جاتيبراڠ

10,000[56] Brebes   Indonesia Javanese 2008
Baitul Futuh Mosque 10,000[57] 21,000[57] London   United Kingdom Modern 2003
Grand Mosque Allahabad 10,000[58] 80,000[58] Sindh   Pakistan Indo-Islamic Under construction
Great Mosque of Makassar

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Makassar

Buginese: ᨆᨔᨍᨗᨉ ᨕᨁᨘᨂ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ

10,000[59] Makassar   Indonesia Renaissance 1999
Jama Mosque

Hindi: जामा मस्जिद

Urdu: جامع مسجد

10,000[60] Agra   India Islamic 1648
Makkah Masjid

Hindi: मक्का मस्जिद

Telugu: మక్కా మసీదు

Urdu: مکہ مسجد

10,000[61] Hyderabad   India Islamic 1694
Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Russian: Московская соборная мечеть

10,000[62] Moscow   Russia Islamic 1904 (rebuilt 2015)
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii

10,000[63] Istanbul   Turkey Late Classical Ottoman 1616
Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Mosque

Turkmen: Türkmenbaşy Ruhy Metjidi

10,000[64] Gypjak   Turkmenistan Islamic 2004
UGM Campus Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Kampus UGM

Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦑꦩ꧀ꦥꦸꦱ꧀ꦈꦒꦺꦌꦩ꧀

10,000[65] Sleman Regency   Indonesia Modern, Chinese, Indo-Islamic 1999
Imam Husayn Shrine

Arabic: مَقـام الإمـام الـحـسـيـن ابـن عـلي

8,597[66] Karbala   Iraq Islamic 680

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Capacity, inside: 25,000; outside: 80,000[10]
  2. ^ Hall: 10,000; porticoes: 24,000; courtyard: 40,000[12]
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