Karesuando Church

The Karesuando Church (Swedish: Karesuando kyrka) is a wooden church building in Karesuando, Sweden. Belonging to the Karesuando Parish of the Church of Sweden.[1] It was inaugurated on 3 December 1905 by Bishop Olof Bergqvist of the Diocese of Luleå.[2][3], replacing an older church. The church is the northernmost in Sweden.[4]

Karesuando Church
Karesuando kyrka
Karesuando Church 2010.JPG
Karesuando Church in July 2010
LocationKaresuando
CountrySweden
DenominationChurch of Sweden
History
Consecrated3 December 1905 (3 December 1905)
Administration
DioceseLuleå
ParishKaresuando

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karesuando kyrka" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  2. ^ Johnny och Jörgen Bästa. "Förste kyrkoherde" (in Swedish). Johnny och Jörgen Bästas genealogi. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  3. ^ Leonard Bygdén (1920s). "Kyrkoherdar i Enontekis" (in Swedish). Bidrag till kännedomen om prästerskap och kyrkliga förhållanden till tiden omkring Luleå stifts utbrytning. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Karesuando kyrka" (in Swedish). Karesuando. Retrieved 27 January 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Karesuando kyrka at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 68°26′30″N 22°28′54″E / 68.4418°N 22.4817°E / 68.4418; 22.4817