Al-Kauthar Mosque
Masjid Al-Kauthar
Masjid Besar Tawau
Religion
AffiliationShafi'i
DistrictTawau District
Location
LocationTawau
StateSabah
CountryMalaysia
Geographic coordinates4°14′35.93″N 117°53′39.03″E / 4.2433139°N 117.8941750°E / 4.2433139; 117.8941750Coordinates: 4°14′35.93″N 117°53′39.03″E / 4.2433139°N 117.8941750°E / 4.2433139; 117.8941750
Architecture
StyleIslamic, Modern
Date established1997
Completed2002
Construction costRM31.5 million
Specifications
Capacity17,000
Minaret(s)1
Minaret height58 metres

The Al-Kauthar Mosque (Malay: Masjid Al-Kauthar or also known as Masjid Besar Tawau) is a mosque in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.

Built in 1997 and completed in 2002, it is the largest mosque in the state of Sabah, with a capacity that can accommodate from 16,000–17,000 people.[1] The mosque was officially opened in 2004, officiated by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the time, Syed Sirajuddin Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Masjid Al-Kauthar". Tawau Municipal Council. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Al-Kauthar Mosque". e-tawau. 26 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016.