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Sidi Ghanim Mosque

Sidi Ghanim Mosque

Sidi Ghanim Mosque, formerly the Abu al-Muhajir Dinar Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Mila, Algeria. The mosque was built by the Muslim leader and conqueror Abu Al-Muhajir Dinar in 678 AD, during the era of the Umayyad Caliphate. Thus, it is the oldest mosque built in Algeria. The mosque was later named after Sidi Ghanem, one of the imams and scholars.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Mila Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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