Mangalia Mosque

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Esmahan Sultan Mosque
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Basic information
Location Oituz Street 1, Mangalia, Constanța County, Romania
Affiliation Islam
Country Romania
Completed 1575
Specifications
Minaret(s) 1
Materials Carved stone

Esmahan Sultan Mosque (Romanian: Moscheea „Esmahan Sultan”) is the oldest mosque in Romania.

Located in Mangalia, Constanța County, it serves a community of 800 Muslim families, most of them of Turkish and Tatar ethnicity.

History[edit]

Esmehan Sultan Mosque was constructed in 1575 by its namesake, Esmahan, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Selim II and wife of Ottoman Grand Vizier Sokollu Mehmed Pasha.

It was renovated in the 1990s and includes a graveyard with 300-year-old tombstones.

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Coordinates: 43°48′37″N 28°34′59″E / 43.81028°N 28.58306°E / 43.81028; 28.58306