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UAE home to 8th largest mosque in the world
The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the most beautiful and extravagant mosques in the world. The UAE leadership has taken special interest in building and keeping these mosques and they have now become landmarks. In total, the UAE has around 4,818 mosques out of which 1,418 mosques are located in Dubai, 2,289 in Abu Dhabi and 600 in Sharjah. The Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque is considered to be one of the most important mosque in the UAE as it is the final resting place of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The Shaikh Zayed grand mosque is also the largest mosque in the UAE and the 8th largest mosque in the world.
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