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Baku to have largest mosque in Caucasus

16 April 2014 [09:00] - TODAY.AZ
A mosque being built in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will be the largest one in the Caucasus, relevant authorities have said.

An initiative by the Azerbaijani President, the mosque will have four minarets and nine domes.
The largest of the domes will be 36 meters in diameter. Twenty-four three meter high candles will be installed around the main dome.

The portal of the mosque will stand 27 meters in height.

The mosque will have two large halls. Four escalators will be installed in the men`s hall, and two in the women`s.

The mosque will also feature all necessary facilities and infrastructure for persons with disabilities.
It will also have a 400-car parking area.


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