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Istiqlal Mosque, or Masjid Istiqlal, in Jakarta, Indonesia is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia in term of capacity to accommodate people. However in term of building structure and land coverage, Istiqlal is the largest in Southeast Asia and fourth largest in the world. This national mosque of Indonesia was build to commemorate Indonesian independence, as nation s gratitude for God s blessings; the independence of Indonesia. Therefore the national mosque of Indonesia was named Istiqlal , an Arabic word for Independence .