Mezquita de Nur-Astaná, Astana, Kazakhstan 

The Nur-Astana Mosque, is a mosque in Astana, Kazakhstan. It is third largest mosque in Central Asia. The 40-meter height symbolizes the age of the Prophet Muhammad of when he received the revelations, and the height of the minarets are 63 meters, the age Muhammad was when he died. The mosque is located at the left riverbank in the city of Astana, construction first started in March 2005.

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