Exterior renderings and the site locations for the Querétaro Mexico and Cape Town South Africa temples have been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Detailed plans for each temple are still being developed and groundbreaking dates have not been scheduled, according to a news release.
Cape Town South Africa Temple
The Cape Town temple will be built at 3 Liesbeek Road, Observation, in Cape Town. Plans call for a single-story temple of 9,500 square feet on a 3.79-acre site, with a meetinghouse and arrival center.
There are nearly 70,000 Latter-day Saints attending just under 200 congregations in South Africa, according to the church’s newsroom.
Querétaro Mexico Temple
The new temple, a two-story structure of approximately 27,500 square feet with a central tower, will be built on a 3.58-acre site at Prolongación Tecnológico Norte 150, Colonia San Pablo, in Querétaro.
News of the rendering and site location for the Querétaro Mexico Temple comes three months after similar information was released for the Torreón Mexico Temple, which was also announced last April.
The Querétaro Mexico Temple is one of 17 in the country that are announced, under construction or in operation.
- These 13 temples have been dedicated: Ciudad Juárez, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Hermosillo Sonora, Mérida, Mexico City, Monterrey, Oaxaca, Tampico, Tijuana, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz and Villahermosa.
- Temples are under construction in Puebla and Torreon.
- Another temple was announced for Culiacán in the October general conference.
There are nearly 1.5 million Latter-day Saints attending more than 1,800 congregations in Mexico, according to the church’s newsroom.