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Johannesburg South Africa Temple

Johannesburg South Africa Temple

7 Jubilee Road
Johannesburg 2193
South Africa

Plans to construct the temple were announced 1 April 1981, Church leaders broke ground 27 November 1982, and President Gordon B. Hinckley, then a counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Johannesburg South Africa Temple 24 August 1985. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in southern Africa.

The 19,184-square-foot temple’s exterior is masonry.

Currently, there are more than 20 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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Johannesburg South Africa Temple


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