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Wilayah Persekutuan Mosque


Description

The Kuala Lumpur Mosque, or Masjid Wilayah, was constructed between 1998 to 2000. It is situated on a five hectare site near the Government Office Complex along Jalan Duta. The Wilayah Persekutuan (Federal Territory) Mosque was opened to the public on 25 October 2000 and was officiated by the 12th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Almarhum Syed Putra Jamalulail. It is the 44th mosque built by the Government within the city limits. The mosque can accommodate 17,000 worshippers at any one time.

Details

Location

50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Worshippers

17000

Owners

Architect Name

Public Works Department

Urban and Architectural

The mosque's design is a blend of Ottoman and Malay architectural styles, heavily influenced by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

History

Year of Build

2000

Area

47000 sqm

Drawings

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