Gaddafi National Mosque is the largest mosque in Uganda. It is named after Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, the former president of Libya, who built the mosque as a gift and support to the Muslims of Uganda in 2006. This magnificent building is located in the heart of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The beautiful mosque can accommodate almost 20,000 believers, of which 15,000 in the main room. In 2013, it was renamed the Uganda National Mosque, as requested by the new Libyan authorities.