Find the closest mosque to you by using Google Maps to search for nearby mosques. Enter your current address into the Google Maps search bar, and execute the search. Choose the search nearby option, and then enter "mosqu... More »

Depending on the denomination of Judaism, the terms for a modern Jewish place of worship are synagogue, shul and temple. These words' usage bears the closest resemblance to the Christian "church" or Islamic "mosque." The... More »

There are various main features of mosques throughout the world: the sahn (courtyard), the mihrab (niche), the minaret (tower) and the qubba (dome). A mosque is a Muslim gathering place for prayer, where all men are requ... More »

Mosques are typically used as places of prayer and worship, particularly for the five times of prayer each day required in Islam. Mosques may also provide services such as counseling, marriages, funerals, education and c... More »

The world's largest mosque is either the Masjid al-Haram, located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, or the Imam Reza Shrine, which stands in Mashhad, Iran. The al-Haram mosque is by far the largest mosque in the world by its total... More »

As of 2010, the number of mosques in the United States stood at 2,106, up 74 percent from 1,209 mosques in 2000. The states with the most mosques include New York with 257, California with 246 and Texas with 166. More »

Islamic places of worship are called mosques. A mosque is not only a place of worship but a center for the Muslim community. It is also a key place for intellectual and social activities. More »