Top 10 Mosques of the world (Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque)- 7th

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest mosque in the world. 

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

It is named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, who is also buried next to the mosque(outer left side). The mosque was opened for worship since Eid Al Adha December 2007. 

 Location                            United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Branch/tradition           Sunni (Maliki)
Ownership                        Government
Architect(s)                     Mohammad Ali Al-Ameri
Capacity                           40,000
Dome(s)                            82 domes of seven different sizes
Dome height (outer)    75 m (246 ft)
Dome dia. (outer)          32.2 m (106 ft)
Minaret(s)                        4
Minaret height                107 m (351 ft)
Construction cost          2 billion dirhams (USD $ 545 million)


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