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Antananarivo Madagascar Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced


Lot 208 A Fokontany Andranoro
Commune Ambohibao, Antehiroka
105  Antananarivo


3 October 2021


9.8 acres  |  4.0 hectares

Total Floor Area: 

10,000 square feet  |  929 square meters


4,098 feet  |  1,249 meters

Construction Status

The Antananarivo Madagascar Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Antananarivo Madagascar Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

On December 11, 2023, the location of the Antananarivo Madagascar Temple was announced as a 9.8-acre site next to a U.S. Embassy on Lalana Général Andrimahazo where the meetinghouse for the Ambohijanahary and Ambohimanarina Wards is located. The property is situated in Fokontany Andranoro, Commune Ambohibao, Antehiroka in Antananarivo. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet with patron housing and arrival facilities.1

Temple Announcement

Plans to construct the Antananarivo Madagascar Temple were announced by President Russell M. Nelson at the closing session of the October 2021 General Conference. There are nearly 13,000 Church members in more then 40 congregations on the island nation of Madagascar. The temple in Antananarivo will be the country's first temple. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and the capital of Antananarivo is home to more than 1.4 million people. The Church has been established in Madagascar since 1993.2

Temple Facts

The Antananarivo Madagascar Temple will be the first temple built in Madagascar.

  1. "Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for Temples in Mexico, the Philippines and Utah," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 11 Dec. 2023.
  2. "At the October 2021 General Conference, the Prophet Says the Church Will Build 13 More Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Oct. 2021.