Islamic Community Center of Anchorage Alaska Article

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Islamic Community Center of Anchorage Alaska
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Islamic Community Center of Anchorage Alaska is located in Alaska
Islamic Community Center of Anchorage Alaska
Location in Alaska
Basic information
Location8005 Spring St, Anchorage, Alaska 99518
Geographic coordinates 61°08′53″N 149°51′40″W / 61.1481°N 149.8610°W / 61.1481; -149.8610
ISLAMIC COMMUNITY CENTER OF ANCHORAGE ALASKA Latitude and Longitude:

61°08′53″N 149°51′40″W / 61.1481°N 149.8610°W / 61.1481; -149.8610
Affiliation Islam
Ecclesiastical or organizational status non-profit religious organization
Website Official Website
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Date established2014
Specifications
Dome(s)0
Minaret(s)0

The Islamic Community Center of Anchorage Alaska (ICCAA) is an Islamic organisation in Anchorage, Alaska, United States. According to its site, the congregation includes Muslims from Europe, Asia, and Africa, as well as converted native Alaskans.

The organisation is currently constructing Alaska's first mosque, which will be North America’s third most northern mosque after the Midnight Sun Mosque (Inuvik, NWT, Canada, 2010) and Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada 2016). It is located at Spring Street and E. 80th Avenue in Anchorage.

Broke ground October 2010 in construction of Alaska's first masjid, school, and center. [1] To serve Anchorage's approximately 3,000 diverse Muslims in a 15,000-square-foot-facility (1,400 m2). [2] [3] [4]

References

  1. ^ Masjid Building Flyer Archived 2015-02-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Julia O'Malley (December 5, 2012). "Alaskan Muslims raising the roof of state's first mosque". Aljazeera.com.
  3. ^ "World Mosque list". Mosquelist.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2014-08-03.
  4. ^ "Masjid in Alaska - Mosque in Alaska - Islam in Alaska - Muslims in Alaska - Islamic Community Center Anchorage Alaska - Alaska Muslim - ICCAA Alaska". Alaskamasjid.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2014-08-03.

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