Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Phnom Penh
Cambodia

Announcement: 

7 October 2018

Construction Status

The Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple, but a candidate site located a short distance from the stake center for the Phnom Penh Cambodia North Stake has been acquired.


Temple Announcement

On October 7, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson announced the first temple to be constructed in the nation of Cambodia. The Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple will make temple ordinances accessible to the over 14,600 Latter-day Saints of Cambodia for whom travel to the Hong Kong China Temple
48th operating temple
Hong Kong China Temple
is largely prohibitive. The population of Cambodia is over 16 million.1


  1. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.