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How many Latter-day Saint temples are there? Here’s the updated number

People walk around between Temple Square and the Conference Center between morning and afternoon sessions of the 189th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.
People walk around between Temple Square and the Conference Center between morning and afternoon sessions of the 189th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to announce new temples.

What happened:

On Sunday, Oct. 4, during the 190th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced the location of six new temples:

  • Tarawa, Kiribati
  • Port Vila, Vanuatu
  • Lindon, Utah
  • Greater Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Sao Paulo East, Brazil
  • Santa Cruz, Bolivia

There are 168 operating temples of the church. President Nelson has now announced the location of 49 temples. The Lindon Temple will be the 25th temple in the Beehive State.

Full list: Scroll through our list of Latter-day Saint temples.