Atlanta's Largest Mosque Opens

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Atlanta's Muslim community is celebrating the opening of their largest mosque this week.

The Al Farooq Masjid cost more than $10 million to build and took more than ten years to complete. It is located in midtown near the neighborhood known as Home Park.

The 46,000 square-foot mosque has a minaret that's nearly 150 feet high. The golden dome is 65-foot high and the main prayer hall can accomodate 1,100 people.

Muslim leaders estimate there are more than 80,000 muslims in metro Atlanta. The region also has about 35 mosques.

Source: The Associated Press,, Atlanta Constitution

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