Djamaa el Djazaïr

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Djamaa el Djazaïr
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General information
StatusUnder construction
Architectural styleIslamic architecture,
Al-Andalus architecture,
Modern architecture.
LocationAlgiers, Algeria
Coordinates36°44′06″N 3°08′36″E / 36.73500°N 3.14333°E / 36.73500; 3.14333 (Jemma Al Djazair)Coordinates: 36°44′06″N 3°08′36″E / 36.73500°N 3.14333°E / 36.73500; 3.14333 (Jemma Al Djazair)
Construction started16 August 2012
OwnerMinistry of Religious Affairs
Roof270 metres (890 ft)
Technical details
Floor count37
Design and construction
ArchitectChina State Construction Engineering, KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten, Krebs und Kiefer, Dessau, Socotec, EGIS.

Djamaa el Djazaïr (Arabic: جامع الجزائر‎), also known as the Great Mosque of Algiers (French: Grande mosquée d'Alger), is a mosque under construction in Algiers, Algeria. When completed, it will have the world's tallest minaret and be the third largest mosque in the world after the Great Mosque of Mecca and Al-Masjid an-Nabawi of Medina in Saudi Arabia.[1][2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "La Grande Mosquée d'Alger" (PDF). Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Djamaâ el Djazaïr". Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  3. ^ "World's tallest mega-mosque being built in Algeria". RT English. Retrieved 2015-11-18.
  4. ^ "New Great Mosque of Algiers to Elevate African Continent". ctbuh. Retrieved 2015-11-18.
  5. ^ "New Great Mosque Of Algiers To Become Tallest Tower In Africa | News Ghana". Retrieved 2015-11-18.