List of mosques in Africa

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This is a list of mosques in Africa.

Name Images Country City Year Remarks
List of mosques in Ethiopia Ethiopia Al-Negashi,in North east of Ethiopia 683 Al-Nagashi mosque is the first mosque in africa
Hamoudi Mosque Djibouti mosque.JPG Djibouti City of Djibouti 1906
Great Mosque of Asmara Great Mosque (8351473351).jpg Eritrea Asmara 1938 The minaret resembles a fluted Roman column.
List of mosques in Egypt Egypt
Ghana National Mosque Ghana National Mosque 1.jpg Ghana Accra 2021 The second largest mosque in West Africa
Medina Mosque Ghana Accra 1959
Larabanga Mosque Larabanga Mosque Ghana.jpg Ghana Larabanga 1421
Great Mosque of Djenné Great Mosque of Djenné 3.jpg Mali Djenné 1300 The first mosque on the site was built in the 13th century, but the current structure dates from 1907.
Djinguereber Mosque Djingareiber cour.jpg Mali Timbuktu 1327
Sidi Yahya Mosque Fortier 361 Timbuktu Sidi-Yabya Mosque.jpg Mali Timbuktu 1440
Chinguetti Mosque Chinguetti mosquee.jpg Mauritania Chinguetti 13th-14th century
Saudi Mosque Central mosque in Nouakchott.jpg Mauritania Nouakchott ?
Jummah Mosque Mosquée - panoramio.jpg Mauritius Port Louis
List of mosques in Morocco Morocco
Agadez Mosque 1997 277-9A Agadez mosque cropped.jpg Niger Agadez 16th century
Grand Mosque of Niamey Niger Niamey
Yamma Mosque Niger Tahoua 1962
Abuja National Mosque AbujaNationalMosque.jpg Nigeria Abuja 1984 National mosque
Great Mosque of Kano Nigeria Kano 15th century
Dakar Grand Mosque Senegal Dakar
Mosque of Divinity Senegal Grande Mosquee de Ouakam 800x600.jpg Senegal Ouakam
Great Mosque of Saint-Louis [ar] Senegal Saint-Louis 1847 [1]
Great Mosque of Touba Touba moschee.jpg Senegal Touba Muslim brotherhoods of Senegal
Arba'a Rukun Mosque Mogadishu1936.jpg Somalia Mogadishu 1268/9 Mihrab contains an inscription commemorating the masjid's founder, Khusrau ibn Muhammed.
Fakr ad-Din Mosque Fakr Ud Din Mosque.jpg Somalia Mogadishu 1269 Oldest mosque in Mogadishu. Built by the Sultanate of Mogadishu's first Sultan, Fakr ad-Din.
Mosque of Islamic Solidarity Mosque of Islamic Solidarity.jpeg Somalia Mogadishu 1987 National mosque. Largest masjid in the Horn of Africa.
Masjid al-Qiblatayn Zeila Mosque.jpg Somalia Zeila 7th century Built shortly after the hijra.
Juma Masjid Mosque Juma Masjid Mosque on Queen (Denis Harle) Street-20140222.jpg South Africa Durban 1881 Largest mosque in South Africa
Nizamiye Mosque South Africa Midrand, Johannesburg 2012
Al-Nilin Mosque Masjid Al-Nilin, August 2007 - by Nick Hobgood.jpg Sudan Khartoum 1970s
Gaddafi Mosque Gaddafi Mosque.jpg Tanzania Dodoma 2010
Great Mosque of Kilwa GreatMosque.jpg Tanzania Kilwa ~1000 Historical – one of the earliest surviving mosques in East Africa
Kizimkazi Mosque KizimkaziMosque3.JPG Tanzania Dimbani 1107
List of mosques in Tunisia Tunisia
Uganda National Mosque Laika ac Gaddafi National Mosque, Kampala (6693328097).jpg Uganda Kampala 2006 Opened in June 2007[2]

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  1. ^ Denise Bouche (1974). "L'école française et les musulmans au Sénégal de 1850 à 1920". Revue française d'histoire d'outre-mer [fr] (in French). 61 (223): 218–235. doi:10.3406/outre.1974.1756 – via Free to read
  2. ^ New Mosque Redraws Kampala's Skyline, 24. August 2006; Libyans open Old Kampala mosque Archived 2015-06-26 at the Wayback Machine, 8. Juni 2007