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 Image Capacity Area (m2) City Country Year of first building
Masjid al-Haram
Masjid al-Haram.JPG
4,000,000[1] 356,000[2] Mecca  Saudi Arabia Pre-622
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi
Green dome, Masjid e Nabawi, Medina, KSA.jpg
1,500,000[3] 384,000[4] Medina  Saudi Arabia 623
Grand Jamia Mosque, Karachi
Bahria Town Karachi Grand Mosque 1.jpg
950,000 200,000 Karachi, Sindh  Pakistan 2021
Imam Ali Shrine
ImamAliMosqueNajafIraq.JPG
800,000[citation needed] Najaf  Iraq 900
Imam Reza Shrine
RezaShrine.jpg
700,000[5] 598,657[6] Mashhad  Iran 729
Faisal Mosque
Faisal Maseet.JPG
300,000[7] 130,000[8] Islamabad  Pakistan 1986
Istiqlal Mosque 200,000[9] Jakarta  Indonesia 1978
Taj-ul-Masajid
Taj Ul Masajid, Bhopal.JPG
175,000[citation needed] 23,000[10] Bhopal  India 1901
Jamkaran Mosque
Jamkaran Mosque مسجد جمکران قم 21.jpg
150,000[citation needed] Qom  Iran 984
Rahmatan Lil-Alamin Mosque 150,000[11][better source needed] Indramayu  Indonesia 1999
Djamaa el Djazaïr
جامع الجزائر الأعظم.jpg
120,000[12] 200,000[12] Algiers  Algeria 2019
Hassan II Mosque
Hassan II Mosque.jpg
105,000[13] Casablanca  Morocco 1993
Badshahi Mosque
Night View of Badshahi Mosque (King’s Mosque).jpg
100,000[14] Lahore  Pakistan 1673
Bahria Grand Mosque
Grand Jamia Masjid Bahria Town Lahore Pakistan cropped.jpg
70,000[15] Lahore  Pakistan 2014
Çamlıca Mosque
Camlica-2018-06-14.jpg
63,000[16] Istanbul  Turkey 2013
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque 15,000[17] Cotabato City  Philippines 2011
Jameh Mosque of Makki
Makki Mosque.jpg
60,000[18][better source needed] 33,000[19] Zahedan  Iran 1971
Al-Akbar Mosque 59,000[20] Surabaya  Indonesia 2000
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque view.jpg
41,000[21] 22,412[21] Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2007
Baitul Mukarram Mosque
Baitul Mukarram (Arabic, بيت المكرّم; Bengali, বায়তুল মুকাররম; The Holy House).jpg
42,000 [22] Dhaka  Bangladesh 1959
Jamia Masjid[23]
Jama Masjid, Srinagar (14363005587).jpg
33,333[24][better source needed] Jammu and Kashmir  India 1400
1st November of 1954 Great Mosque
Mosquée 1er Novembre a Batna.jpg
30,000[25] 42,000[25] Batna  Algeria 2003
Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque
View of Lejbailat and State Mosque.jpg
30,000[26] Doha  Qatar 2010
Sabancı Central Mosque
Sabancı Camii.JPG
28,500[27] Adana  Turkey 1998
Al Saleh Mosque
Al-Saleh mosque in sanaa.jpg
44,000[28] 27,300[28] Sana'a  Yemen 2008
At-Tin Mosque 25,850[29] Jakarta  Indonesia 1997
CMH Masjid Jhelum
CMH Mosque.JPG
25,000[30] Jhelum Cantt  Pakistan 1950[30]
Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid - In the Noon.jpg
25,000[31] Central Delhi  India 1656
Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque
SA Blue Mosque.jpg
24,000[32] Shah Alam  Malaysia 1988
Masjid Al-Dahab
Manila Golden Mosque (Quiapo, Manila; 2015-07-16) 02.jpg
22,000[33] Manila  Philippines 1976
Jakarta Islamic Center
Jakarta Islamic Centre - panoramio.jpg
20,680[34] Jakarta  Indonesia 1972
Al-Azhar Mosque
Al-Azhar (inside) 2006.jpg
20,000[35] Cairo  Egypt 972
Dian Al-Mahri Mosque 20,000[36] Depok  Indonesia 2006
Grand Mosque of Conakry 20,000[35] Conakry  Guinea 1982
Grand Mosque of West Sumatra 20,000[37] Padang  Indonesia 2014
Id Kah Mosque
Kashgar-mezquita-id-kah-d01.jpg
20,000[38] Kashgar  China 1442
Shah Jahan Mosque
Shah jahan mosque -Thatta 3 (asad aman).jpg
20,000[39] Thatta  Pakistan 1659
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque RB.jpg
20,000[40] 416,000[41] Muscat  Oman 2001
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque
Putrajaya Malaysia Tuanku-Mizan-Zainal-Abidin-Mosque-06.jpg
20,000[42] Putrajaya  Malaysia 2009
Great Mosque of Batam
Batam Great Mosque.jpg
18,500[43] Batam  Indonesia 1999
Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia Mars 2013.jpg
18,000[44] Istanbul  Turkey 537
Al-Fattah Al-Aleem Mosque
الفتاح العليم رئيسي 1.jpg
17,000[45] New Administrative Capital  Egypt 2019
Federal Territory Mosque
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Federal-Territory-Mosque-03.jpg
17,000[46] Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 2000
Grand Mosque of Makhachkala
ЖумгІа мажгит, МахІачхъала.jpg
17,000[47] Makhachkala  Russia 1998
Al-Azhom Grand Mosque
Azhom 2.jpg
15,000[48] Tangerang City  Indonesia 1997
Emir Abdelkader Mosque
Abd al-Qádir 18.jpg
15,000[35] Constantine  Algeria 1994
Kocatepe Mosque
Kocatepe Camii Ankara.JPG
15,000[49] Ankara  Turkey 1987
Great Mosque of Central Java
Great Mosque of Central Java, aerial view.jpg
15,000[50] 100,000[50] Semarang  Indonesia 2006
Great Mosque of Palembang
Masjid Agung Palembang.jpg
15,000[51] Palembang  Indonesia 1738
Grand Mosque of Sabilal Muhtadin 15,000[52] Banjarmasin  Indonesia 1979
National Mosque of Malaysia
Masjid Negara.jpg
15,000[53] Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 1965
Putra Mosque
Masjid Putra, Putrajaya.jpg
15,000[54] Putrajaya  Malaysia 1997

See also[edit]

  • Islamic architecture
  • Holiest sites in Islam
  • Lists of mosques
  • List of the oldest mosques
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