Cusco Peru Temple

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On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct a temple in Cusco, Peru.[1]

The Cusco Peru Temple will be the fifth temple in Peru. The country is home to approximately 630,000 Latter-day Saints spread throughout more than 775 congregations. Cusco is in the southeastern part of the country and was the capital of the Inca Empire. 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, and Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple.


The Cusco 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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