Sabah State Mosque

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Sabah State Mosque
Masjid Negeri Sabah
KotaKinabalu Sabah SabahStateMosque-01.jpg
Religion
AffiliationSunni Shafi'i
Leadership
  • Imam Besar : Ustaz Suhaidi bin Hj Kuanting@Saad Al-Hafiz (In Office 16 April 2019 - Now)
Location
LocationKota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Geographic coordinates5°57′36″N 116°4′2″E / 5.96000°N 116.06722°E / 5.96000; 116.06722Coordinates: 5°57′36″N 116°4′2″E / 5.96000°N 116.06722°E / 5.96000; 116.06722
Architecture
Architect(s)Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim
Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga
TypeMosque
StyleIslamic, Modern, Middle Eastern
Completed1975
Specifications
Capacity5,000
Dome(s)17
Minaret(s)1
Minaret height215 feet

Sabah State Mosque or Masjid Negeri Sabah is the state mosque of Sabah, located at Sembulan roundabout between Jalan Mat Salleh and Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

History[edit]

Construction began in 1970 and was completed in 1975. The architectural design was by Arkitek Jurubina Bertiga, led by Dato Baharuddin Abu Kassim. The mosque was officially opened on 28 June 1977 by the sixth Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Yahya Petra of Kelantan.

Sabah State Mausoleum[edit]

The Sabah's State Mausoleum is situated near the mosque. Tun Fuad Stephens, Chief Minister of Sabah (1976) who died in the Double Six Tragedy plane crash on 6 June 1976, became the first person laid to rest at this mausoleum.

Notable burials[edit]

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