List of largest mosques

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This article lists mosques from around the world by available capacity, that belong to any Islamic school or branch, that can accommodate at least 15,000 worshippers in all available prayer (salah or namaz) spaces such as prayer halls, courtyards (sahn) and porticoes. All the mosques in this list are also known as Jama Masjids – type of mosque that hosts the Friday prayer (known as Jummah) in congregation. Due to the incomplete nature of this list, mosques are not ranked.

List[edit]

Name Capacity Area (m2) City Country Architectural style Year of first building
Masjid al-Haram

Arabic: ٱلمـسـجد الـحـرام

4,000,000[1] 356,000[2] Mecca  Saudi Arabia Islamic Pre-622
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi

Arabic: المسجد النبوي

1,500,000[3] 384,000[4] Medina  Saudi Arabia Islamic and Ottoman, Mamluk Revivalist 623
Imam Ali Mosque

Arabic: حرم الإمام علي

800,000[citation needed] Najaf  Iraq Islamic 900
Imam Reza Shrine

Persian: حرم امام رضا

700,000[5] 598,657[6] Mashhad  Iran Iranian 729
Faisal Mosque

Urdu: فیصل مسجد

300,000[7] 130,000[8] Islamabad  Pakistan Contemporary or Modern Islamic, Ottoman 1986
Istiqlal Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Istiqlal

200,000[9] Jakarta  Indonesia International Style 1978
Taj-ul-Masajid

Urdu: تاج المساجدHindi: ताज-उल-मसाजिद

175,000[10] 23,000[11] Bhopal  India Mughal 1901
Jamkaran Mosque

Persian: مسجد جمکران

150,000[citation needed] Qom  Iran Iranian 984
Djamaa el Djazaïr

Arabic: جامع الجزائر

120,000[12] 20,000[12] Algiers  Algeria Contemporary Islamic 2019
Hassan II Mosque

Arabic: مسجد الحسن الثاني
French: Mosquée Hassan-II

105,000[13] Casablanca  Morocco Moorish, Moroccan 1993
Badshahi Mosque

Urdu: بادشاہی مسجد

100,000[14] Lahore  Pakistan Mughal 1673
Grand Jamia Mosque, Lahore

Urdu: گرینڈ جامع مسجد

70,000[15] Lahore  Pakistan Islamic, Mughal 2014
Çamlıca Mosque

Turkish: Çamlıca Camii

63,000[16] Istanbul  Turkey Late Classical Ottoman 2013
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque

Filipino: Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid

60,000[17] Cotabato City  Philippines Islamic 2011
Jameh Mosque of Makki

Persian: مسجد جامع مکی
Balochi: مکّی مَسِیت

60,000[18] 33,000[19] Zahedan  Iran Ottoman 1971
Al-Akbar Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Al-Akbar
Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦄꦭ꧀ꦄꦏ꧀ꦧꦂ

59,000[20] Surabaya  Indonesia Indonesian Islamic 2000
Baitul Jannat Jame Mosque 50,000[21] 50,000 Dhaka  Bangladesh Modern 2020
Al-Markaz Al-Islami Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Al-Markaz Al-Islami
Buginese: ᨆᨔᨗᨁᨗ ᨕᨒᨛᨆᨑᨛᨀ ᨕᨒᨗᨔᨛᨒᨆᨗ

50,000[22] Makassar  Indonesia Buginese, Makassarese, Italian 1996
Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Arabic: جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير

41,000[23] 22,412[24] Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates Persian, Mughal, Moorish 2007
Baitul Mukarram National Mosque

Bengali: বায়তুল মোকাররম
Arabic: بيت المكرّم

40,000[25] Dhaka  Bangladesh Islamic 1960
Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Islamic Centre Samarinda

40,000[17] 43,500[17] Samarinda  Indonesia Ottoman, Greek Revival
Jamia Masjid[26]

Urdu: جامع مسجد سرینگر

33,333[27] Jammu and Kashmir  India Mughal 1400
1st November of 1954 Great Mosque

Arabic: المسجد الكبير 1 نوفمبر 1954

30,000[28] 42,000[28] Batna  Algeria Contemporary Islamic 2003
Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Baiturrahman
Acehnese: Meuseujid Raya Baiturrahman

30,000[17] Banda Aceh  Indonesia Indo-Saracenic Revival, Mughal, Moorish 1881
Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque

Arabic: مسجد محمد بن عبد الوهاب

30,000[29] Doha  Qatar Islamic 2010
Sabancı Central Mosque

Turkish: Sabancı Merkez Camii

28,500[30] Adana  Turkey New Ottoman 1998
Al Saleh Mosque

Arabic: جامع الصالح

44,000[31] 27,300[31] Sana'a  Yemen Islamic 2008
CMH Masjid Jhelum 25,000[32] Jhelum Cantt  Pakistan Mughal 1950[32]
Jama Masjid

Urdu: جامع مسجد
Hindi: जामा मस्जिद

25,000[33] Central Delhi  India Mughal 1656
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque

Malay: Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz
Jawi: مسجد سلطان صلاحُ الدين عبدُ العزيز
Chinese: 苏丹沙拉胡汀阿都阿兹沙回教堂
Tamil: சுல்தான் சலாஹுதின் அப்துல் அஸீஸ் மசூதி

24,000[10] Shah Alam  Malaysia Malay, Modern 1988
Masjid Al-Dahab

Filipino: Moskeng Ginto

22,000[34] Manila  Philippines Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug 1976
Al-Azhar Mosque

Arabic: جامع الْأزهـر

20,000[35] Cairo  Egypt Fatimid 972
Dian Al-Mahri Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Dian Al-Mahri
Sundanese: ᮙᮞ᮪ᮏᮤᮓ᮪ ᮃᮜ᮪-ᮙᮂᮛᮤ

20,000[36] Depok  Indonesia Iranian, Mughal 2006
Grand Mosque of Conakry

French: Grande Mosquée de Conakry

20,000[35] Conakry  Guinea Sudano-Sahelian 1982
Grand Mosque of West Sumatra

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Sumatera Barat
Minangkabau: Musajik Rayo Sumatera Barat
Jawi: موساجيك رايو سومترا بارايق

20,000[37] Padang  Indonesia Minangkabau 2014
Id Kah Mosque

Chinese: 艾提尕尔清真寺
Uyghur: ھېيتگاھ مەسچىتى‎‎

20,000[38] Kashgar  China Chinese 1442
Shah Jahan Mosque

Urdu: شاہ جہاں مسجد‬

20,000[39] Thatta  Pakistan Mughal, Safavid, Timurid 1659
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Arabic: جامع السلطان قابوس الأكبر

20,000[40] 416,000[41] Muscat  Oman Contemporary Islamic 2001
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque

Malay: Masjid Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin
Jawi: مسجد توانكو ميزن زاينل عابدين
Chinese: 端姑米占再納阿比丁清真寺
Tamil: டுங்கு மஸான் ஜைனல் அபிடின் மசூதி

20,000[42] Putrajaya  Malaysia Modern 2009
Hagia Sophia

Turkish: Ayasofya Camii

18,000[43] Istanbul  Turkey Byzantine 537
Federal Territory Mosque

Malay: Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan
Jawi: مسجد ولايه ڤرسكوتوان
Chinese: 联邦疆土清真寺
Tamil: பெடரல் மண்டலம் மசூதி

17,000[44] Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia Ottoman, Malay 2000
Grand Mosque of Makhachkala

Russian: Джума мечеть Махачкалы

17,000[45] Makhachkala  Russia Late Classical Ottoman 1998
KH Hasyim Asy'ari Grand Mosque

Indonesian: Masjid Raya KH Hasyim Asy'ari

16,000[46] Jakarta  Indonesia Betawi, Indonesian Islamic 2013
201 Dome Mosque 15,000 Tangail  Bangladesh Islamic 2019
Emir Abdelkader Mosque

Arabic: مسجد الْأميـر عبد القادر

15,000[35] Constantine  Algeria Islamic 1994
Kocatepe Mosque

Turkish: Kocatepe Camii

15,000[47] Ankara  Turkey Modern, Neo Classical Ottoman 1987
Great Mosque of Central Java

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah
Javanese: ꦩꦼꦱ꧀ꦗꦶꦢ꧀ꦲꦒꦸꦁꦠꦼꦔꦃ

15,000[48] 100,000[48] Semarang  Indonesia Javanese, Greek Revival 2006
Great Mosque of Palembang

Indonesian: Masjid Agung Palembang
Palembang Malay: Masjid Agung Palembang
Jawi: مسجد أݢوڠ ڤلامبڠ

15,000[49] Palembang  Indonesia Malay, Chinese, Palladian 1738
Grand Mosque of Sabilal Muhtadin

Indonesian: Masjid Raya Sabilal Muhtadin
Banjarese: Masigit Raya Sabilal Muhtadin
Jawi: مسيڬيت رايا سبيلَ المهتدين

15,000[50] Banjarmasin  Indonesia Banjarese, Neoclassical 1979
National Mosque of Malaysia

Malay: Masjid Negara Malaysia
Jawi: مسجد نݢارا مليسيا
Chinese: 马来西亚国家清真寺
Tamil: மலேசியாவின் தேசிய மசூதி

15,000[51] Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia Modern 1965
Putra Mosque

Malay: Masjid Putra
Jawi: مسجد ڤوترا
Chinese: 布特拉清真寺
Tamil: புத்ரா மசூதி

15,000[52] Putrajaya  Malaysia Modern, Mamluk, Moorish 1997
Imam Husayn Shrine

Arabic: مَقـام الإمـام الـحـسـيـن ابـن عـلي

8,597[53] Karbala  Iraq Islamic 680

See also[edit]

  • Islamic architecture
  • Holiest sites in Islam
  • Lists of mosques
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