King Fahd Mosque (Sarajevo)

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King Fahd Mosque
King Fahd Mosque Sarajevo (1).JPG
Basic information
Location Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographic coordinates 43°50′22.74″N 18°20′35.9″E / 43.8396500°N 18.343306°E / 43.8396500; 18.343306Coordinates: 43°50′22.74″N 18°20′35.9″E / 43.8396500°N 18.343306°E / 43.8396500; 18.343306
Affiliation Islam
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Specifications
Capacity 1.500 (additional 850 in yard)[1]
Dome height (outer) 20 m
Dome dia. (outer) 18 m
Minaret height 46 m

King Fahd Mosque (Bosnian: Džamija kralja Fahda) also known as King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Alsaud Mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Currently the biggest mosque in Sarajevo, in respect to capacity. It is built in place where it was most needed, part of town that was most populated, but had no mosque.

Sarajevo's King Fahd Mosque was financed by Saudi Arabia as the largest mosque for Muslims in the Balkans and the mosque has a reputation for attracting a lot of Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina,[2] recently built after 5 years from peace agreement.[3]

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