Old Karasjok Church

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Old Karasjok Church
Karasjok gamle kirke
View of the church
Old Karasjok Church is located in Finnmark
Old Karasjok Church
Old Karasjok Church
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 69°28′00″N 25°30′11″E / 69.46666°N 25.50305°E / 69.46666; 25.50305
Location Karasjok Municipality, Finnmark
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Daniel Storch
Completed 1807
Specifications
Capacity 140
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Karasjok
Deanery Indre Finnmark prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Old Karasjok Church (Norwegian: Karasjok gamle kirke) is a former parish church in Karasjok Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The church is no longer regularly used, but it is used occasionally for special situations. 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 white, wooden church was built in 1807 by the architect Daniel Storch. The church is the oldest church building in Finnmark county, and it served as the main parish church for Karasjok from 1807 until 1974 when the new Karasjok Church was completed. Until 1902, the church had a domed turret, but in 1902 a steeple was built to replace the dome.[1][2]

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