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

Salta Argentina Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Salta
Argentina

Announcement: 

1 April 2018

Construction Status

The Salta Argentina Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Salta Argentina Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Salta Argentina Temple, but property has been acquired in southern Salta near the airport.


Temple Announcement

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 Buenos Aires Argentina Temple
39th operating temple
Buenos Aires Argentina Temple
and the Córdoba Argentina Temple
145th operating temple
Córdoba 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


Temple Facts

The Salta Argentina Temple will be the third temple built in Argentina, following the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple
39th operating temple
Buenos Aires Argentina Temple
(1986) and the Córdoba Argentina Temple
145th operating temple
Córdoba Argentina Temple
(2015).


  1. "Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Apr. 2018.