Kvæfjord Church

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Kvæfjord Church
Kvæfjord kirke
Kvæfjord kirke.jpg
View of the church
Kvæfjord Church is located in Troms
Kvæfjord Church
Kvæfjord Church
Location in Troms
Kvæfjord Church is located in Norway
Kvæfjord Church
Kvæfjord Church
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 68°46′18″N 16°11′02″E / 68.7717°N 16.1838°E / 68.7717; 16.1838
Location Kvæfjord, Troms
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Consecrated 30 July 1867
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Jacob Wilhelm Nordan
Style Neo-gothic
Completed 1867
Capacity 550
Materials Wood
Parish Kvæfjord
Deanery Trondenes prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Kvæfjord Church (Norwegian: Kvæfjord kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Kvæfjord in Troms county, Norway. It is located in the village of Borkenes. The church is part of the Kvæfjord parish in the Trondenes deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white wooden church was built in 1867 and it seats about 550 people. It was consecrated on 30 July 1867. The architect was Jacob Wilhelm Nordan.[1]

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  1. ^ "Kvæfjord kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-08-12.