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Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark

Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret was officially opened on June 19, 2014, in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest, after receiving $27,2mn endowment from Qatar.

Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
Qatar's Minister of Religious Affairs Ghaith bin Mubarak Ali Omran Al-Kuwari (2nd L) is pictured on June 19, 2014 during the official opening of Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest after receiving a 150 million kroner (20,1 million Euros, $27,2 million) endowment from Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
Qatar's Minister of Religious Affairs Ghaith bin Mubarak Ali Omran Al-Kuwari (C) is pictured on June 19, 2014 during the official opening of Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest after receiving a 150 million kroner (20,1 million Euros, $27,2 million) endowment from Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
A man is pictured on June 19, 2014 during the official opening of Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest after receiving a 150 million kroner (20.1 million Euros, $27.2 million) endowment from Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
Qatar's Minister of Religious Affairs Ghaith bin Mubarak Ali Omran Al-Kuwari (2nd L) is pictured on June 19, 2014 during the official opening of Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest after receiving a 150 million kroner (20,1 million Euros, $27,2 million) endowment from Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
Guests arrive on June 19, 2014 for the official opening of Denmark's first mosque with a dome and minaret in Rovsingsgade, in Copenhagen's gritty northwest after receiving a 150 million kroner (20,1 million Euros, $27,2 million) endowment from Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
A Qatari man riding a horse poses with his national flag near the Qatar Islamic Museum during celebrations marking the Gulf emirate's national day in Doha on December 17, 2013. Qatar marks its national day on December 18. (AFP/Getty Images)
Qatar opens first mosque in Denmark
A picture taken on January 2, 2012 shows an European flag and a Danish flag flying on a bus in Copenhagen, to mark the Denmark's EU presidency. Non-euro nation Denmark took over the European Union's rotating presidency on January 1, aspiring to ease the bloc's crisis but few expecting it to impact the power game dominated by the big players. (AFP/Getty Images)