Mosque

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A Masjid or Mosque is a place of worship for Muslims. The Masjid al-Haram is the holiest site in Islam. It is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba.


Mosques of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Overview

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community runs over 16,000 mosques. Each year, purpose built mosques are being built, while other buildings are also being purchased and converted into mosques. Two of the countries in which mosques are being built at the quickest rate by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are Ghana and Tanzania, where 14 and 13 new mosques were constructed respectively in 2013.

Mosques built and purchased by year

Year New Mosques Constructed New Mosques Acquired Total New Mosques
2011 121298419 
2012122219 341
2013136258 394


See also