Gaddafi National Mosque
Overview & Features
Gaddafi National Mosque is situated at Kampala Hill in the Old Kampala area of Kampala, Uganda. Completed in 2006, it seats up to 15,000 worshippers and can hold another 1,100 in the gallery, while the terrace will cater for another 3,500. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya built the mosque as a gift to Uganda, and for the benefit of the Muslim population. Uganda has many mosques but this one is a skyscraper mosque.
The completed mosque was opened officially in June 2007 and houses the head offices of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council.
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