Mufti-Jami Mosque

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Mufti-Jami Mosque
Mufti Dzhami Theodosia Mosque.jpg
Basic information
Location Feodosiya
Geographic coordinates 45°05′56″N 32°22′45″E / 45.09889°N 32.37917°E / 45.09889; 32.37917Coordinates: 45°05′56″N 32°22′45″E / 45.09889°N 32.37917°E / 45.09889; 32.37917
Affiliation Islam
Rite Sunni
State Russia/Ukraine[1]
Territory  Crimea
Status Active
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Ottoman architecture
Direction of façade North
Completed 1637
Specifications
Dome(s) 1
Minaret(s) 1
Materials Brick, Limestone

The Mufti-Jami Mosque, (Ukrainian: Муфті Джамі, Crimean Tatar: Müfti Cami) is located in Feodosiya, Russia/Ukraine[1].

History[edit]

Construction began on the mosque in 1623 and was completed in 1637. The mosque was built in the tradition of Ottoman architecture. After Crimea was joined to the Russian Empire the mosque became an Armenian Catholic Church. In 1975 efforts were made to restore the building to its original appearance. Ownership was returned to the Muslim community and in 1998 regular services began.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b This place is located on the Crimean Peninsula, most of which is the subject of a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine. According to the political division of Russia, located on the peninsula are the federal subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol). According to the administrative-territorial division of Ukraine, located on the peninsula are the Ukrainian divisions (the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol).