Mosque Name: Jamial-Janad

Country: Yemen

City: Janad

Year of construction (AH): 6 AH

Year of construction (AD): 627 AD

GPS: 13°40’7.49” N 44°10’0.06"E


Original Qibla: unknown

Rebuilt facing Mecca: 1011 AD

Description: This mosque was rebuilt in 919-1011/317-407 AH; destroyed 1162-63/558 AH; and rebuilt in 1180/575 AH. The original Qibla can no longer be determined as the original mosque has been torn down. The new mosque has a poorly set Qibla that is too far west. The qibla of the rebuilt mosque faces closer to Mecca than any other direction.



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