Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque

Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque

Infobox religious building

caption=Mannheim Moschee
building_name=Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque
website= [http://www.ditib-ma.de www.ditib-ma.de/]

The Yavuz-Sultan-Selim mosque in Mannheim, Germany, named for Selim I, is the biggest mosque in Germany. The mosque attracts up to 3,000 Muslims every weekend. [http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20070726/ts_csm/ominaret In Europe, skylines reflect the rise of Islam] , Yahoo] Since the mosque was opened in 1995, Muslim shops and youth centers have become a magnet for the Muslim community.

The mosque in Mannheim is not unique. Only a handful existed in Germany 10 years ago, but today 159 mosques dot Germany today, with 184 under construction.

See also

*Islam in Germany
*List of mosques in Europe


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