Uthman Mosque

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Uthman Mosque (also known as 'Othman' Mosque or 'Mosquée de Othmane') is a mosque for Muslims of all traditions and ethnic groups[1] inaugurated on 1 April 2006[2] in Villeurbanne, France, near Lyon.

It is a three-storey building paid for by contributions from French Muslims, covering 1200 square metres and including a large library and an Arabic school catering for 250 students. As of 2012 the imam was Azzedin Gaci. [3]

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  1. ^ "French Muslims get Grand Mosque". Islam Online. 2006-04-02. Retrieved 2009-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Inauguration de la mosquée " Othmane "". Saphir News. 2006-03-31. Retrieved 2009-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Villeurbanne gets mosque". Islam in Europe. 2006-04-02. Retrieved 2009-08-23. 

Coordinates: 45°46′44″N 4°53′21″E / 45.7790°N 4.8893°E / 45.7790; 4.8893