Toronto Ontario Temple
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The Toronto Ontario Temple is the 44th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the second temple to be dedicated in Canada (after the Cardston Alberta Temple), making it the first country in the world, outside the United States, to have two temples within its borders at the time of dedication. Germany became the second country outside the United States to have two temples when Germany reunified six weeks later.
|Toronto Ontario Temple|
|Dedicated||25 August 1990 by |
Gordon B. Hinckley
|Site||13.4 acres (5.4 hectares)|
|Floor area||57,982 sq ft (5,387 m2)|
|Height||171 ft (52 m)|
|Preceded by||Las Vegas Nevada Temple|
|Followed by||San Diego California Temple|
|Official website • News & images|
The temple is located on 5.26 hectares (13.0 acres) in Brampton, which is 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of downtown Toronto, Ontario. On top of the temple is a gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni with a trump in his hand.
The temple was announced in April 1984, and ground was broken to signify beginning of its construction on 10 October 1987. The temple was dedicated by Gordon B. Hinckley on 25 August 1990. The temple's exterior totals 57,982 square feet (5,386.7 m2), four ordinance rooms and six sealing rooms.
- Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region
- Temple architecture (Latter-day Saints)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada