Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid

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Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid
Grand Mosque
Basic information
Location Philippines Cotabato City, Philippines
Geographic coordinates 7°12′07″N 124°09′56″E / 7.2019°N 124.1656°E / 7.2019; 124.1656Coordinates: 7°12′07″N 124°09′56″E / 7.2019°N 124.1656°E / 7.2019; 124.1656
Affiliation Islam
Country Philippines
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Date established 2011
Specifications
Capacity 15,000[1]
Minaret height 43 m (141 ft)

The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid, also known as the Grand Mosque of Cotabato, is the largest mosque in the Philippines. The mosque is located in Barangay Kalanganan in Cotabato City, and was funded by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam at a reported cost of US$48 million.[2]

The Sultan Of Brunei, funded the construction of this mosque with his own personal money to help the emerging Muslim population in the Southern Philippines.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Maitem, Jeoffrey (21 July 2012). "Muslims still overwhelmed by nation's biggest mosque". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Cotabato City. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Andong, Lore Mae (30 August 2011). "Muslims flock to Philippines' largest mosque". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 7 February 2012.