Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Al-Aqsa Mosque
Masjid al-Aqsa
Al-Aqsa Mosque is located in Jerusalem
Al-Aqsa Mosque
Al-Aqsa Mosque
Location within the Auld Ceety o Jerusalem
Coordinates: 31°46′34″N 35°14′09″E / 31.77617°N 35.23583°E / 31.77617; 35.23583Coordinates: 31°46′34″N 35°14′09″E / 31.77617°N 35.23583°E / 31.77617; 35.23583
Location Auld Ceety o Jerusalem
Established 705 CE
Branch/tradeetion Islam
Admeenistration Waqf
Leadership Imam(s):
Muhammad Ahmad Hussein
Airchitectural information
Style Early Islamic, Mamluk
Capacity 5,000+
Dome(s) 2 lairge + tens o smawer anes
Minaret(s) 4
Minaret hicht 37 meters (121 ft) (tawest)
Materials Limestone (freemit waws, minaret, facade) stalactite (minaret), Gowd, lead an stane (domes), white marble (interior columns) an mosaic[1]

Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic:المسجد الاقصى al-Masjid al-Aqṣā, IPA: [ʔælˈmæsdʒɪd ælˈʔɑqsˤɑ] ( listen), "the Farthest Mosque") an aa kent as Al-Aqsa an Bayt al-Muqaddas, is the third holiest steid in Islam an is locatit in the Auld Ceety o Jerusalem.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Al-Ratrout, H. A., The Architectural Development of Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Early Islamic Period, ALMI Press, London, 2004.