Huancayo Peru Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:1 October 2023
The Huancayo Peru Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Huancayo Peru Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Huancayo Peru Temple.
On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Huancayo Peru Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. It will be the first house of the Lord in the Junín Region and the ninth in the country. The city of Huancayo’s name means "place of the rock" in the Quechua language. Huancayo is located in the Peruvian highlands about 190 miles east of Lima and is the capital of Junín. The first missionaries arrived in the country in 1956.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.