Chiclayo Peru Temple

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On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct a temple in Chiclayo, Peru.[1]

The Chiclayo Peru Temple will be the sixth temple in Peru. The country is home to approximately 625,000 Latter-day Saints spread throughout more than 775 congregations. Chiclayo is located in northern Peru, just a few miles inland from the Pacific coast. The first missionaries arrived in the country in 1956. More than 32 million people live in Peru.[2]

Other temples in operation or under construction include the Arequipa Peru Temple, Lima Peru Temple, Trujillo Peru Temple, Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple, and Cusco Peru Temple.


The Chiclayo Peru Temple is currently in the planning stages. No location has been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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