Great Mosque of Kufa

The Great Mosque of Kufa, or Masjid al-Kufa, is located in , and is one of the earliest and holiest surviving in the world. The mosque, built in the 7th century, was home to Ali ibn Abi Talib, the 4th Rashidun caliph; and contains the remains…

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Great Mosque of Kufa

32.0291° or 32° 1' 44.6" north
44.4012° or 44° 24' 4.3" east
Open Location Code
33 metres (108 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: مسجد الكوفة
  • Arabic: مسجد الكوفة المعظم
  • Arabic: مسجد الكوفه
  • Arabic: مسجد كوفة
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Kufə məscidi
  • Bengali: মসজিদ আল-কুফা
  • Dutch: Great Mosque of Kufa
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مسجد الكوفه
  • French: Grande Mosquée de Koufa
  • French: Grande mosquée de Koufa
  • Georgian: კუფის დიდი მეჩეთი
  • German: Große Moschee von Kufa
  • Hindi: कुफा की महान मस्जिद्
  • Hindi: मस्जिद अल -कुफा
  • Indonesian: Masjid Agung Kufah
  • Italian: Grande Moschea di Kufa
  • Japanese: クーファの大モスク
  • Kinyarwanda: Umusigiti wa Kufa
  • Northern Luri: مٱسجد کۊفٱ
  • Persian: مسجد کوفه
  • Portuguese: Mesquita de Cufa
  • Portuguese: Mesquita de Kufa
  • Sanskrit: घ्रेअत् ंओस्क़ुए ओफ़् खुफ़
  • Swedish: Kufa-moskén
  • Turkish: Büyük Kufe Camii
  • Urdu: مسجد کوفہ
  • Western Mari: Эль-Куфа кого мечеть
  • Western Panjabi: مسجد کوفہ
  • Masjid Kūfah
  • Masjid al Kufah
  • Masjid al Kūfah
  • Masjid al Kūfah al Mu‘az̧z̧am
  • कूफा की महान मस्जिद
  • ქუფის დიდი მეჩეთი

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