Mosque of Twenty-Five Prophets

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The Mosque of 25 Prophets
Mechet 25 prorokov.JPG
Basic information
Location Ufa, Russia
Affiliation Islam
Status Active
Architectural description
Architect(s) F. Z. Ikhsanov
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 16 June 2010
Specifications

The Mosque of Twenty-Five Prophets (Arabic: مسجد 25 نبيّ‎, Russian: Мечеть двадцати пяти Пророков) is situated in the southern part of the city of Ufa, the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan, in the Russian Federation. Construction began on the mosque on 16 June 1995 (the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad), and ended fifteen years later on that same day.[1]

The mosque was initially named ZaFaZa-Ihsan,[clarification needed] but when research by the son of the founders noted that there is no mosque in the world named for the twenty-five prophets named in the Quran, the mosque was accordingly named after that group.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Мечеть двадцати пяти Пророков. Fatima Faisova, Bezformata.ru, 29 January 2011.(Russian)