Katabon Mosque

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Katabon Mosque (Bengali: কাটাবন মসজিদ) in Shahbag, Dhaka is a center for Muslim missionaries in Bangladesh. It houses the Bangladesh Masjid Mission (Bangladesh Mosque Mission) and is officially named as the "Bangladesh Masjid Mission Complex Central Mosque".[1][2][3] It is founded at the stables of Dhaka Nawab Family.[4]

The mosque houses the Islamic Economics Research Bureau, which works to "synergize the intellectual capabilities of the modern day professionals, academicians, and students of Islamic banking and finance".[5] Many of these organizations advocate for a more orthodox form of Islam in Bangladesh.[6]


  1. ^ Bangladesh Yellow Pages
  2. ^ Bangladesh Trade Zone Archived June 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Bangladesh Trade Info Archived April 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Alamgir, Mohammad (2012). "Shahbag". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  5. ^ Mohammen Nasir Jawed, Year Book of the Muslim World, page 167, South Asia Books, 2006, ISBN 81-86420-00-2
  6. ^ U.A.B. Razia Akter, Islam in Bangladesh, BRILL, 1992, ISBN 90-04-09497-0

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Coordinates: 23°44′18.2″N 90°23′28.6″E / 23.738389°N 90.391278°E / 23.738389; 90.391278