Karasjok Church

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Karasjok Church
Karasjok kirke
Karasjok Church is located in Finnmark
Karasjok Church
Karasjok Church
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 69°28′14″N 25°30′34″E / 69.47055°N 25.50944°E / 69.47055; 25.50944
Location Karasjok Municipality, Finnmark
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Odd Østbye
Completed 1974
Capacity 500
Materials Wood
Parish Karasjok
Deanery Indre Finnmark prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Karasjok Church (Norwegian: Karasjok kirke) is a parish church in Karasjok Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Karasjok. The church is part of the Karasjok parish in the Indre Finnmark deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

The brown wooden church was built in 1974 to replace the Old Karasjok Church which was built in 1807. The new church seats about 500 people. The ground plan is roughly rectangular and all the rooms on the ground level are consolidated under one roof. A low "pitched tent" roof unites with a large ridge turret that has a skylight. The building is clad with vertical panelling. The parish's assembly room, sitting room, offices, and sacristy are located towards the southeast/southwest. Towards the northeast/northwest lies the actual sanctuary room.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Karasjok kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  2. ^ University of Tromsø. "Karasjok kirke" (in Norwegian). Arkitekturguide Nord-Norge og Svalbard. Retrieved 2013-03-29.