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Mezquita del Viernes, Shamakhi, AzerbaiyƔn, 2016-09-27, DD 13-15 HDR.jpg

Blue-hour view of the Juma (Friday) Mosque, Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. This mosque, built in 743, is considered the first one in the Caucasus after the Friday mosque of Derbent (constructed in 734). It was built during the governance period of Caliphate's vicar in the Caucasus and Dagestan. The mosque underwent numerous damages due to plunderings, earthquakes and wars and was lately reconstructed in 2009.


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