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Sites, renderings released for new Latter-day Saint temples in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Guatemala

An exterior rendering of the Cali Colombia Temple, one of four temples coming soon to Latin America.
An exterior rendering of the Cali Colombia Temple, one of four temples coming soon to Latin America.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The site locations of four Latter-day Saint temples coming to Latin America were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Thursday in a news release.

The four Latin America temples include:

  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Cali, Colombia
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Torreón, Mexico

President Russell M. Nelson announced a temple for the greater Guatemala City area in October 2020. The other three temples were announced less that six months ago at the April 2021 general conference.

Detailed design plans for the four temples are still being developed, with additional information and exterior renderings to be released in the future. Groundbreaking dates have not been scheduled.

Here is the site information for the four Latin America temples:

Belo Horizonte Brazil Temple

  • The Belo Horizonte temple will be constructed on an 11.8-acre site on Rua Professor Jose Vieira de Mendonça in Belo Horizonte.
  • Plans show a single-story temple of approximately 27,000 square feet.
A map shows the locations of the Belo Horizonte Brazil Temple.
A map shows the locations of the Belo Horizonte Brazil Temple.
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An exterior rendering of the Belo Horizonte Brazil Temple.
An exterior rendering of the Belo Horizonte Brazil Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Cali Colombia Temple

  • The Cali temple will be on a 3.14-acre site on La Flora in Cali, Colombia.
  • Plans show a single-story temple of about 9,500 square feet.
A map showing the location of the Cali Colombia Temple.
A map showing the location of the Cali Colombia Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • The Cali Colombia Temple will join temples in Barranquilla and Bogotá as the country’s third House of the Lord.
  • The Cali temple will serve more than 15,000 Latter-day Saints.
  • There are close to 210,000 church members in Colombia attending nearly 250 congregations, according to the church’s newsroom.
An exterior rendering of the Cali Colombia Temple.
An exterior rendering of the Cali Colombia Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple

  • The Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple will be built on a 1.5-acre site located at the intersection of 13 Calle and 5-56 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • Plans show a two-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.
A map showing the location of the Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple.
A map showing the location of the Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • The new temple will be the country’s third temple, joining the Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango temples.
  • The Greater Guatemala City temple will serve more than 56,000 Latter-day Saints.
  • There are more than 281,000 church members attending over 400 congregations, according to the church’s newsroom.
An exterior rendering of the Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple.
An exterior rendering of the Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Torreón Mexico Temple

  • The Torreón temple will be built on a 0.89-acre site at the corner of Paris and Amsterdam streets in the City of Gomez Palacio, Mexico.
  • Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet.
A map shows the location of the Torreón Mexico Temple.
A map shows the location of the Torreón Mexico Temple.
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An exterior rendering of the Torreón Mexico Temple.
An exterior rendering of the Torreón Mexico Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints