Grand Mosque of Dakar
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The Dakar Grand Mosque (on the left is the Islamic Institute)
The Dakar Grand Mosque (also Grande Mosquée de Dakar) is one of the most important religious buildings in the capital of Senegal. It is situated on Allée Pape Gueye Fall.
Institut islamique de Dakar
Created in 1964 and situated in the enceinte of the Grand Mosque, the Institut islamique is a public institution under the direction of the Senegalese Minister of Education, dedicated to Islamic research and teaching. The library of the Institute, named for prince Naef Ben Abdelaziz Al-Saoud was opened 9 October 2004.
- Portions of this article were translated from the French Wikipedia article Grande Mosquée de Dakar, retrieved 2008-02-15.
- Charles-Babacar Seck, La Grande Mosquée de Dakar, suivie d'une étude sur l'Islam au Sénegal, 1966