Astafjord Church

Astafjord Church (Norwegian: Astafjord kirke) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Tjeldsund Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Grov. It is the church for the Astafjord parish which is part of the Trondenes prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white, concrete church was built in a fan-shaped design in 1978 using plans drawn up by the architect Harald Hille. The church seats about 300 people.[1][2]

Astafjord Church
Astafjord kirke
Coordinates: 68°40′29″N 17°07′27″E / 68.6747963°N 17.1242174°E / 68.6747963; 17.1242174
LocationTjeldsund Municipality,
Troms og Finnmark
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
Founded1978
Consecrated1978
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Harald Hille
Architectural typeFan-shaped
Completed1978 (43 years ago) (1978)
Specifications
Capacity300
MaterialsConcrete
Administration
ParishAstafjord
DeaneryTrondenes prosti
DioceseNord-Hålogaland
TypeChurch
StatusNot protected
ID83805

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Astafjord kirke". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 29 July 2018.