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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has identified the site location for the Vitória Brazil Temple.

The location was released Monday, Feb. 27, on

President Russell M. Nelson announced a temple for Vitória, Brazil, on Oct. 3, 2021, one of 13 new temple locations listed during October 2021 general conference.

Additional information and details for this house of the Lord — including exterior renderings and information about groundbreakings — will be released at a later date.

Planned as a single-story temple of approximately 10,600 square feet, the Vitória Brazil Temple will be built at Avenida Leitão da Silva #2055, Itararé, Vitória-ES.

Nearly 1.5 million Latter-day Saints reside in Brazil, comprising more than 2,100 congregations. Missionary work first began in Brazil in 1928; 50 years later, the country’s first temple — the São Paulo Brazil Temple — was dedicated.

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