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Al Fateh Grand Mosque

Al-Fateh Grand Mosque
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View of the Al-Fateh mosque.
Basic information
Location Manama,  Bahrain
Geographic coordinates view on map
Affiliation Islam
District Manama
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Mosque
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Architectural style Islamic
Direction of fa├žade Southeast
Completed 1988
Specifications
Capacity 7,000
Length 100 m (330 ft)
Width 75 m (246 ft)
Dome(s) 4
Dome dia. (outer) 24 m (79 ft)
Minaret(s) 2
Materials Concrete, Fiberglass

The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque) (Arabic: ? ?; transliterated: Masjid al-Fatih) is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time. The mosque was built by the late Sheikh Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifa in 1987 and was named after Ahmed Al Fateh, the conqueror of Bahrain. In 2006, Al-Fateh became the site of the National Library of Bahrain.

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