Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
Total Floor Area:32,000 square feet | 2,973 square meters
Elevation:2,029 feet | 619 meters
The Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple has not yet been released to the public.
On November 28, 2022, the location of the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple was announced. The single-story, 32,000-square-foot temple will be constructed on a large lot located at the intersection of Avenida Antônio Marçal and R. José Brandani.1
On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. The temple will be located in the state of São Paulo in Southeast Brazil. There are 1.5 million Latter-day Saints in Brazil in more than 2,100 congregations. The temple is the 18th temple announced for Brazil. At the time of its announcement, there were dedicated temples in Campinas, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; three under construction in Belém, Brasília, and Salvador; and others announced for Belo Horizonte, East São Paulo, Londrina, Maceió, Santos and Vitória.2
- "Locations Released for Six Temples Around the World," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 28 Nov. 2022.
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.