Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement
Announcement:7 October 2018
The Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
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.
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 is largely prohibitive. The population of Cambodia is over 16 million.1
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.