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

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 95,726 members in 16 stakes and four districts, 162 Congregations (107 wards[1] and 55 branches[1]), two missions, and one temple in Uruguay.[2]


Montevideo was a stopping point for missionaries traveling to other areas as early as the 1920s. A branch was both formed then closed in 1944. The first permanent congregation was formed in Montevideo in late 1947. Uruguay's first stake was formed in 1967 in Montevideo. [3][2]



El templo de Uruguay por sonarbison.jpg

103. Montevideo Uruguay Temple edit


Montevideo, Uruguay
2 November 1998
18 March 2001 by Gordon B. Hinckley
10,700 sq ft (990 m2) and 71 ft (22 m) high on a 1.59 acre (0.6 ha) site
Classic modern, single-spire design - designed by Edvardo Signorelli

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  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ a b "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: Uruguay", Newsroom, LDS Church, 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  3. ^ "Country information: Uruguay", Church News Online Almanac, Deseret News, February 1, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18 

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