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Latter-day Saint Temples in Europe


The temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are separate and distinct from their meetinghouses. There many thousands of Latter-day Saint churches and meetinghouses in the world, but relatively few temples.

Below is a list of independent nations of Europe, and counts of how many Latter-day Saint temples, if any, are in each.

Country Population
(1996 est.)
Temples Locations
Russia 148,178,487    
Germany 83,536,115 2 Frankfurt; Freiburg
United Kingdom 58,489,975 2 London; Preston
France 58,317,450    
Italy 57,460,274    
Ukraine 50,864,009 1 Kiev
Spain 39,181,114 1 Madrid
Poland 38,642,565    
Romania 21,657,162    
Netherlands 15,568,034 1 The Hague
Serbia and Montenegro 10,614,558    
Greece 10,538,594    
Belarus 10,415,973    
Czech Republic 10,321,120    
Belgium 10,170,241    
Hungary 10,002,541    
Portugal 9,865,114    
Sweden 8,900,954 1 Stockholm
Bulgaria 8,612,757    
Austria 8,023,244    
Switzerland 7,207,060 1 Bern
Slovakia 5,374,362    
Denmark 5,249,632 1 Copenhagen
Finland 5,105,230 1 Helsinki
Croatia 5,004,112    
Moldova 4,463,847    
Norway 4,383,807    
Lithuania 3,646,041    
Ireland 3,566,833    
Albania 3,249,136    
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,656,240    
Latvia 2,468,982    
Macedonia 2,104,035    
Slovenia 1,951,443    
Estonia 1,459,428    
Luxembourg 415,870    
Malta 375,576    
Iceland 270,292    
Andorra 72,766    
Monaco 31,719    
Liechtenstein 31,122    
San Marino 24,521    
Holy See (Vatican City) 840    


Source: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and various sources.

Comments:
There are 43 independent nations in Europe. Of the 16 European nations with populations in excess of 10 million people, 5 have temples operating, under construction or announced. An additional 4 nations with populations under 10 million have temples. Two nations (Germany and the Unitted Kingdom) have two temples. 21% of all European nations (if one counts even small nations such as the Vatican and San Marino) have Latter-day Saint temples.


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