Querétaro México Temple

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Querétaro México Temple rendering. ©2021 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

On 4 April 2021, during the 191st annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson announced that a temple will be built in Querétaro México.

This will be Mexico’s 16th temple. The other temples in Mexico include the Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, Guadalajara Mexico Temple, Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple, Mérida Mexico Temple, Mexico City Mexico Temple, Monterrey Mexico Temple, Oaxaca Mexico Temple, Puebla Mexico Temple, Tampico Mexico Temple, Tijuana Mexico Temple, Torreón México Temple, Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple, Veracruz Mexico Temple, and the Villahermosa Mexico Temple.

México is is home to approximately 1.5 million Latter-day Saints, more than any other country outside the United States, and 1,800 congregations. Missionary work began in México in 1875. Querétaro (officially known as Santiago de Querétaro) is a city about 135 miles northwest of La Cuidad de México (Mexico City) in the state of Querétaro in central México. It has a population of about one million residents.

On 7 December 2021, the location of the Querétaro México Temple was announced as a 3.58-acre site at Prolongación Tecnológico Norte 150 in the Colonia San Peblo neighborhood of Querétaro. The official exterior rendering of the Querétaro México Temple was also released on 7 December 2021.

Temples in Mexico