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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 Location

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.

The Kumasi Ghana Temple was first announced in April 2021 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. This will be the second house of the Lord in the country. The Accra Ghana Temple, the first temple constructed in West Africa and the second built on the continent overall, was dedicated in January 2004 by former Church President Gordon B. Hinckley.

Ghana is home to nearly 96,000 Latter-day Saints in over 340 congregations. In February 2023, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with the country’s president.

Oslo Norway Temple Location

This temple, which was also announced in April 2021, will be built on an 8-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.

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