Meløy Church

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Meløy Church
Meløy kirke
Meløy kirke.jpg
View of the church
Meløy Church is located in Nordland
Meløy Church
Meløy Church
Location in Nordland
Meløy Church is located in Norway
Meløy Church
Meløy Church
Meløy Church (Norway)
Coordinates: 66°49′25″N 13°24′24″E / 66.8235°N 13.4066°E / 66.8235; 13.4066
Location Meløy, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Founded 14th century
Consecrated 23 July 1867
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Mosling and Nordan
Completed 1867
Capacity 600
Materials Wood
Parish Fore og Meløy
Deanery Bodø domprosti
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Meløy Church (Norwegian: Meløy kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Meløy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Meløy on the island of Meløya. The church is part of the Fore og Meløy parish in the Bodø deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white, wooden church was built in 1867 and it was consecrated on 23 July 1867. The church seats about 600 people, making it the second-largest wooden church in all of Northern Norway (after Vågan Church, the so-called Lofoten Cathedral).[1]

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  1. ^ "Meløy kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-02-09.