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St. Petri Church (Norwegian: St. Petri kirke) is a parish church in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Storhaug in the city centre of Stavanger. The church is part of the St. Petri parish in the Stavanger arch-deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger. The red brick church was built in 1866 by the architect Fritz von der Lippe. The church seats about 900 people.[1][2] The church is informally called the Petrikirken.

St. Petri Church
Sankt Petri kirke
Petrikirken
Sankt Petri kirke.jpg
View of the church
St. Petri Church is located in Rogaland
St. Petri Church
St. Petri Church
Location in Rogaland county
St. Petri Church is located in Norway
St. Petri Church
St. Petri Church
St. Petri Church (Norway)
58°58′14″N 5°44′12″E / 58.9705°N 5.7367°E / 58.9705; 5.7367Coordinates: 58°58′14″N 5°44′12″E / 58.9705°N 5.7367°E / 58.9705; 5.7367
LocationStavanger, Rogaland
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Fritz von der Lippe
Completed1866
Specifications
Capacity900
MaterialsBrick
Administration
ParishSt. Petri
DeaneryStavanger domprosti
DioceseDiocese of Stavanger

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  1. ^ "St. Petri kirke, Stavanger". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2016-05-02.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2016-05-02.