List of largest mosques
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A mosque, or masjid (Arabic: مَـسْـجِـد), is a place of worship for Muslims. Mosques have the capacity to accommodate a large number of worshippers for prayer services known as Salah. Some mosques that are destinations for pilgrimages are also some of the largest mosques in the world — the largest mosque in the world is the Great Mosque of Mecca, which is a site of pilgrimage for the Hajj. All the mosques in this list are also known as Jama Masjid, a type of mosque designed to accommodate the Friday congregational prayer known as jummah.
This list lists mosques all over the world that can accommodate at least 100,000 worshipers. Some mosques provide information on the capacity of worshippers it can accommodate in different prayer spaces, such as prayer hall, courtyard known as sahn, and portico. For these mosques, indicated capacity is a sum of all the available prayer spaces. Mosques listed here are of any religious branch which regards themselves as Muslim.
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