Muslims Across The Globe: Mosque In AbuDhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

The Grand Mosque in Abudhabi, U.A.E, was built between 1996 and 2007. The building complex covers an area of more than 30 acres. The project was launched by the late president of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The carpet in the Mosque’s main prayer hall is world’s largest carpet which measures 60,570 sq ft. About 1,200-1,300 carpet makers took approximately two years to complete making the carepet. This woolen carpet weighs 35 tons. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Zayed_Mosque

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. By population, this is the second most populous Emirate in the UAE. Islam is the Majority religion. Approximately 85% of the population of Abudhabi are Sunni Muslims and 15% are Shi’a Muslims. With a population of 2.9 million, Abudhabi is the largest emirates in UAE. https://qpeace.net/?p=4049

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