Grand Mosque of Algiers

Algeria inaugurates Africa’s largest mosque after years of political delays and cost overruns

Algeria inaugurates Africa’s largest mosque after years of political delays and cost overruns

  • The vast mosque, which can hold 120,000 worshippers, first opened for prayers in October 2020
  • Known locally as the Djamaa El-Djazair, the modernist structure extends across 27.75 hectares
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