Islamic Center of America

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The Islamic Center of America

The Islamic Center of America is a mosque in Dearborn , Michigan . Opened in 2005, the center claims to be the largest mosque in North America. The center is mainly geared towards the needs of Shiite Muslims, but can also be used by other Muslims.

The Islamic Center of America is located at 19500 Ford Road in Dearborn. The institution was founded in 1963 by Muhammad Jawad Chirri , who remained executive director until his death in 1994. Sayed Hassan Al-Qazwini currently holds the office of Imam.

See also

Islam in the United States

Individual evidence

  1. New Dearborn mosque to be the nation's largest ( Memento of the original from April 7, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. . Michigan Daily, January 7, 2004, read October 11, 2007.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. Islam's US faithful are happy to embrace the American dream , Daily Telegraph , July 23, 2005

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Coordinates: 42 ° 19 ′ 48 ″  N , 83 ° 13 ′ 47 ″  W.