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Shah Faisal Masjid

Roads leading to Shah Faisal Mosjid

Basic information
Location Pakistan Islamabad, Pakistan
Geographic coordinates 33°43′47.02″N 73°02′13.74″E / 33.7297278°N 73.03715°E / 33.7297278; 73.03715
Affiliation Islam
Territory Islamabad Capital Territory
Sector E-7
Architectural description
Architect(s) Vedat Dalokay
Architectural type Mosque
General contractor National Construction of Pakistan
Groundbreaking 1976
Completed 1986
Construction cost $120 million
Capacity 10,000 (hall),
24,000 (porticoes),
40,000 (courtyard)
Dome(s) None
Minaret(s) 4
Minaret height 90 m

Faisal Mosque is a mosque in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is the National mosque of Pakistan, and one of the largest mosques in the world. It is named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia.


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