Rødøy Church

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Rødøy Church
Rødøy kirke
Rødøy Church is located in Nordland
Rødøy Church
Rødøy Church
Location in Nordland
Rødøy Church is located in Norway
Rødøy Church
Rødøy Church
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 66°39′33″N 13°04′40″E / 66.6592°N 13.0777°E / 66.6592; 13.0777
Location Rødøy, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Events 2009 fire
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) A. Grenstad
Completed 1885
Capacity 700
Materials Wood
Parish Rødøy
Deanery Nord-Helgeland
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Rødøy Church (Norwegian: Rødøy kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Rødøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the island of Rødøya. The church is part of the Rødøy parish in the Nord-Helgeland deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white, wooden, octagonal church was built in 1885 and it seats about 700 people. The church had a fire in 2009 after a lightning strike.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Rødøy kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  2. ^ Nygård, Beate. "124 år gammel kirke i branndrama" (in Norwegian). Rana blad. Retrieved 2012-02-02.