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Toronto Ontario Temple to close for renovation; temple locations announced for Norway and Ghana

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of the Kumasi Ghana Temple and the Oslo Norway Temple. They also announced that the Toronto Ontario Temple will be renovated during an extended closure.

Kumasi Ghana Temple

A map showing the location of the Kumasi Ghana Temple.
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This temple will be built on a 2.08-acre site located at Y11 Suntreso Rd, Bantama, Kumasi. Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 22,750 square feet, including an arrival center and accompanying an existing meetinghouse.

Oslo Norway Temple

A map showing the location of the Oslo Norway Temple.
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This temple, which was also announced in April 2021, will be built on an eight-acre site located at Smedsvingen and Ravnsborgveien roads in Hvalstad, Norway. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,800 square feet, with patron housing and arrival facilities included.

The Oslo Norway Temple will be the first in the country and the fourth in Scandinavia. Latter-day Saints in Norway currently must travel to temples in Copenhagen, Denmark, or Stockholm, Sweden.

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Toronto Ontario Canada Temple

The Toronto Ontario Canada Temple.
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Renovation work requiring an extended closure of approximately nine months is expected to begin in October 2023 for the Toronto Ontario Temple.

This temple was dedicated by Church President Gordon B. Hinckley in August 1990. It was the second temple built in Canada and is one of 10 houses of the Lord announced, under construction or in operation in the country. The other temples in Canada are in Calgary, Cardston, Edmonton, Halifax, Lethbridge, Montreal, Regina, Winnipeg, and Vancouver.

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