The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Colombia

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An LDS meetinghouse in Bogotá,Colombia

As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 172,534 members in 34 stakes and nine districts, 272 congregations (175 wards[1] and 97 branches[1]), five missions, and one temple in Colombia.[2]

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Temples[edit]

LDS Bogota Temple by Matt Lemmon.jpeg

57. Bogotá Colombia edit

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Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
7 April 1984
24 April 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley
4°42′28.08359″N 74°3′22.48919″W / 4.7078009972°N 74.0562469972°W / 4.7078009972; -74.0562469972 (Bogotá Colombia Temple)
53,500 sq ft (4,970 m2) and 124 ft (38 m) high on a 3.71 acre (1.5 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design - designed by Cerrano y Gomez Cuellar

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Barranquilla, Colombia
1 October 2011
20 February 2016[5] by Juan A. Uceda
TBD
Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 1 October 2011[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ LDS Newsroom (Statistical Information)
  3. ^ Walker, Joseph (1 October 2011). "LDS general conference opens with the announcement of six new Mormon temples". Deseret News. Salt Lake City. Retrieved 1 October 2011. .
  4. ^ "Mormon church president announces plans for new temples in Utah, Wyoming, Colombia, Africa". Washington Post. AP. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011. .
  5. ^ "Ground Broken for Second Colombia Temple", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2016-02-20 

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