April 2024 New Temples
Gospel Living

Temples now dot the earth!

04/27/24 | 1 min read
And 15 more were just announced.

Here are interesting facts about the future temples that President Russell M. Nelson announced at conference.

  • Two cities will be getting second temples: Brisbane, Australia and Houston, Texas.
  • The Edinburgh temple will be the first one in Scotland! There are three in England, which, like Scotland, is part of the United Kingdom.
  • Iowa will be the 40th U.S. state to have a temple—only 10 more to go!
  • The Canadian province of British Columbia has a temple in the city of Vancouver. Now there will also be one in the city of Victoria!
  • Mexico will be getting its 25th temple! That’s the most temples in any country outside the United States.
  • The temple in Florianópolis will be the 23rd House of the Lord to be built in Brazil.
  • Two new temples were announced for Utah, which is home to more than 2 million Church members.
  • Other newly announced temples will be built in French Polynesia, Argentina, Venezuela, and the United States (Arizona, Ohio, and Hawaii).

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How far do you have to travel to reach the nearest temple? Will any of these new temples reduce your travel time?