Fittja mosque is a mosque at Albysjön in Fittja , Botkyrka . On April 26, 2013 became the mosque of historical importance as it was the first time in Sweden as a muezzin could be heard.
The mosque, whose construction began in 1998 and was completed in April 2007, is owned by the Islamic Cultural Society in Botkyrka, a Turkish-dominated congregation with over 1500 members. The architecture is in Turkish style with a fenestrated my dome with birch wood paneling and hand-painted tiles that cover bönerummets walls. The mosque's minaret is 32.5 meters high. In the central prayer room, the women's prayer space on a 200 square meter stand . The mosque also houses the residence of the Assembly imam .
In February 2013 left the Botkyrka Islamic Cultural Association an application to the police that start with the call to prayer from the mosque Fittja. Since these are recurring sound in a public place came the matter of police. According to the Islamic Association in Botkyrka these are on a short muezzin of 2-3 minutes per week, not five times a day is normal in Muslim countries. In April 2013 gave police a temporary permit, valid until 20 March 2014. The terms of the condition is that the speakers to be placed at the height of the balcony of the Minaret's exterior, is only directed three directions and that the noise level does not exceed 60 decibels .
On April 26, 2013 at 12:57 was the first time in Sweden as a call to prayer from a minaret could be heard. There were no recorded announcements without the imam Ergin Öcgem held it through the microphone and the Minaret performance loudspeakers. The event had attracted a large mass media posse and many curious