Abu Hanifah Mosque

The Abu Hanifa Mosque also known as is one of the most prominent Sunni mosques in , . It is built around the tomb of Abu Hanifah an-Nu'man, the founder of the Hanafi madhhab or school of Islamic religious jurisprudence.

Landmarks in the Area

The Haydar-Khana Mosque is a historic mosque in , . is situated 4½ km southeast of Abu Hanifah Mosque.

The Al-Rahman Mosque in , was intended to be one of the largest mosques in . is situated 7 km south of Abu Hanifah Mosque. Photo: Robertjalberts, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Victory Arch, officially known as the Swords of Qādisīyah، and popularly called the Hands of Victory or the Crossed Swords, are a pair of triumphal arches in central , . is situated 8 km south of Abu Hanifah Mosque. Photo: Jeremy Weate, CC BY 2.0.

The Monument to the Unknown Soldier is a monument in central built by Italian architect, Marcello D'Olivo, based on a concept by Iraqi sculptor, Khaled al-Rahal, and constructed between 1979 and 1982. is situated 8 km south of Abu Hanifah Mosque. Photo: Jeffrey Allan Backowski II, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Sadr City, formerly known as Al-Thawra and Saddam City, is a suburb district of the city of , . is situated 9 km east of Abu Hanifah Mosque. Photo: Notwist, Public domain.

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