Goiânia Brazil Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:1 October 2023
The Goiânia Brazil Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Goiânia Brazil Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Goiânia Brazil Temple.
On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Goiânia Brazil Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. Goiânia, which has a population of around 2.9 million people, is the capital and largest city of Goiás, a state in the central-west region of Brazil. It will be the 21st temple in the country. Prior to the announcement, eight temples were in the planning stages for Brazil in the cities of Londrina, Maceió, Natal, Ribeirão Prêto, Santos, São Paulo East, Teresina and Vitória. Ten dedicated temples were located in Belém, Brasília, Campinas, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Two temples were under construction in Belo Horizonte and Salvador.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.