Hagia Sophia

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Hagia Sophia
Ayasofya (Turkish)
Ἁγία Σοφία (Greek)
Sancta Sophia (Latin)
Hagia Sophia Mars 2013.jpg
A view o Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
Hagia Sophia is located in Istanbul
Hagia Sophia
Location within Turkey Istanbul
Coordinates 41°00′31″N 28°58′48″E / 41.008548°N 28.979938°E / 41.008548; 28.979938Coordinates: 41°00′31″N 28°58′48″E / 41.008548°N 28.979938°E / 41.008548; 28.979938
Location Istanbul (heestorically Constantinople) Turkey
Designer Isidore o Miletus
Anthemius of Tralles
Type
Material Ashlar, brick
Lenth 82 m (269 ft)
Width 73 m (240 ft)
Hicht 55 m (180 ft)
Beginnin date 532
Completion date 537; 1480 years ago (537)

Hagia Sophia (frae the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Laitin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkis: Ayasofya) is an umwhile Christian patriarchal basilica (kirk), later an imperial mosque, an nou a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey.