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Chinguetti Mosque

Chinguetti Mosque

Chinguetti Mosque is a historic mosque located in the medieval city of Chinguetti in Adrar Region, Mauritania. It was built in the 13th century AD. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, as part of Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

Site Information

Country: Mauritania

District: Adrar Region

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata

Date of Inscription: 1996

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