Salta Argentina Temple
Planning and approval phase
Announcement:1 April 2018
The Salta Argentina Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Salta Argentina Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
The Salta Argentina Temple will be constructed on an expansive grassy field located across from the airport in southern Salta.
As part of a seven-temple announcement at the April 2018 General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson named Salta, Argentina as the location for a future temple. The Salta Argentina Temple will be the country's third after the
39th operating templeBuenos Aires Argentina Temple and the
145th operating templeCórdoba Argentina Temple. It will serve members living the Argentine Northwest who currently travel to the Córdoba to participate in temple services. Argentina is home to approximately 450,000 Latter-day Saints organized into over 100 stakes and districts.1
The Salta Argentina Temple will be the third temple built in Argentina, following the
39th operating templeBuenos Aires Argentina Temple (1986) and the
145th operating templeCórdoba Argentina Temple (2015).
- "Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Apr. 2018.