Mardinli Mosque

Mardinli Mosque (Azerbaijani: Mərdinli məscidi; sometimes transliterated as Merdinli Mosque) was an Azerbaijani mosque located in Shusha, Karabakh region of Azerbaijan about 350 km from capital Baku but is currently under control of Armenian forces since the occupation of Shusha on May 8, 1992.[1] The mosque was located on intersection of Sadigjan and Garasherov streets of Mardinli neighborhood of Shusha.[2] Mardinli neighbourhood is one of 8 upper and earlier neighbourhoods of Shusha. In total, there are 17 neighbourhoods. Mardinli Mosque was one of the 17th mosques functioning in Shusha by the end of the 19th century.[3][4] Mardinli mosque was located in the World Heritage Site of Shusha State Historical and Architectural Reserve.[5]

Mardinli Mosque
Religion
AffiliationIslam
Branch/traditionShia Islam
Location
LocationShusha
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleIslamic architecture
Date established19th century
Minaret(s)0

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  1. ^ "Shusha State Historical & Architectural Reserve". Archived from the original on 4 October 2010. Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Ministry of Tourism - Mardinli Mosque". Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  3. ^ "SHUSHA. Geography". Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  4. ^ "The list of the monuments (the city of Shusha)". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  5. ^ "WORLD HERITAGE TENTATIVE LISTS, BY REGION" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 December 2003. Retrieved 12 August 2010.

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