An-Nur Jamek Mosque, Labuan

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An-Nur Jamek Mosque, Labuan
(Federal Territory of Labuan Mosque)
Masjid Jamek An-Nur, Labuan
(Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan)
மாநில மசூதி, ளாபுன்
An'Nur Jamek Mosque, Labuan.jpg
Basic information
Location Malaysia Labuan, Federal Territory of Labuan, East Malaysia, Malaysia
Affiliation Islam
Branch/tradition Sunni (Shafi'i)
Year consecrated 1988
Architectural description
Architect(s) Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic, Modern
Completed 1 February 1988[1]
Specifications
Dome(s) 1
Minaret(s) 2

The An-Nur Jamek Mosque or Masjid Jamek An-Nur (or sometimes called Masjid Negeri Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan or State Federal Territory of Labuan Mosque) is the only mosque in the Federal Territory of Labuan, Malaysia.

History[edit]

The initial stage of construction of this mosque was run by Sabah State Government through the Sabah Islamic Religious Council (MUIS).[1]The mosque was built to replace the old mosque nearby. It was constructed on 1982 and completed on 1987. The mosque was opened on 1 February 1988 by the eighth Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Iskandar of Johor in conjunction with the 14th Federal Territory Day.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The architectural design was by Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga led by Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim. The combination architecture are from Brunei Malay architectural elements mix with the Turkish architecture.[1] As a result of these two influences has produced a new mosque has a unique identity and beautiful.[1] The mosque is equipped with a dome-shaped dome and two tall towers on both sides of the mosque and also equipped with a number of facilities and equipment for public use such as three lecture halls, Darul Hikmah Library, administrative offices and a break room for VIPs.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "An-Nur mosque". IslamGRID. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 

Coordinates: 5°17′00″N 115°14′51″E / 5.2834°N 115.2475°E / 5.2834; 115.2475