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Mazar e Sharif Mosque Afghanistan

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN: Afghan men pray at the Blue Mosque. Mazar-e-Sharif means "Noble Shrine", a reference to the large, blue-tiled mosque around which the town is built.

Great mosques around the world

From Afghanistan and China, Saudi Arabia, Germany, India and Egypt, to

Peru, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, these 55

centres of faith are testimony to the spread of Islam across the world.