Grand Mosque of Niamey

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Grand Mosque of Niamey
Grande Mosquée de Niamey
Niamey Mosque.jpg
Religion
AffiliationSunni Islam
Location
LocationNiamey, Niger
Architecture
TypeMosque
Completed1970s

The Grand Mosque of Niamey (French: Grande mosquée de Niamey) is an Islamic mosque located in Niamey, Niger. It was built in the 1970s.[1] The largest mosque in the city, it is located along Islam Avenue. The building was funded with money from Libya. It features a minaret with 171 steps from top to bottom.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Rosen, Armin (9 October 2015). "Niger's desert north is a glimpse into the destructive brilliance of Gaddafi's 42 years in power". Business Insider. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  2. ^ Sights in Niamey LonelyPlanet.com
  3. ^ Niger: The Bradt Travel Guide on Google Books

Coordinates: 13°31′20″N 2°07′58″E / 13.5221°N 2.1329°E / 13.5221; 2.1329