Oulunsalo Church

The Oulunsalo Church is an evangelical Lutheran church in the Finnish city of Oulu. It was part of the town of Oulunsalo until 2013 when that town was merged into Oulu.

Oulunsalo Church
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64°56′09″N 025°25′14″E / 64.93583°N 25.42056°E / 64.93583; 25.42056Coordinates: 64°56′09″N 025°25′14″E / 64.93583°N 25.42056°E / 64.93583; 25.42056
LocationOulu
CountryFinland
DenominationLutheran
Websitehttp://www.oulunseurakunnat.fi/oulunsalonkirkko
History
StatusChurch
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Julius Basilier[1]
Completed1891[1]
Specifications
Capacity500[2]
Administration
ParishOulunsalo parish
DioceseDiocese of Oulu

The wooden church building has been designed in Gothic Revival style by architect Julius Basilier. The church was built between the years 1888 and 1891[1] The former Oulunsalo church was destroyed in a fire caused by lightning in the summer 1882.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Pohjois-Pohjanmaan kulttuurihistoriallisesti merkittävät kohteet Osa 1 (in Finnish). Pohjois-Pohjanmaan Seutukaavaliitto. 1993. p. 105. ISBN 951-9328-53-X.
  2. ^ a b "Oulunsalon kirkko" [Oulunsalo Church]. KirjastoVirma (in Finnish). Retrieved 2014-07-31.

External linksEdit

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