Ylikiiminki Church

The Ylikiiminki Church (Finnish: Ylikiimingin kirkko, Swedish: Överkiminge kyrka) is an evangelical Lutheran church in Ylikiiminki, Oulu.

Ylikiiminki Church
Ylikiiminki Church, Finland.jpg
65°1.8′N 26°7.6′E / 65.0300°N 26.1267°E / 65.0300; 26.1267Coordinates: 65°1.8′N 26°7.6′E / 65.0300°N 26.1267°E / 65.0300; 26.1267
LocationYlikiiminki, Oulu
CountryFinland
DenominationLutheran
Websitehttp://www.oulunseurakunnat.fi/ylikiiminginkirkko
History
StatusChurch
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Jacob Rijf[1]
StyleNeoclassicism[2]
Completed1786
Specifications
Capacity550
Administration
ParishOulujoki parish
DioceseDiocese of Oulu

The wooden cruciform church has been designed by Jacob Rijf, an Ostrobothnian architect and builder of churches. The church was completed in 1786.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Pohjois-Pohjanmaan kulttuurihistoriallisesti merkittävät kohteet Osa 1 (in Finnish). Pohjois-Pohjanmaan Seutukaavaliitto. 1993. p. 114. ISBN 951-9328-53-X.
  2. ^ "Ylikiimingin kirkko". Valtakunnallisesti merkittävät rakennetut kulttuuriympäristöt (in Finnish). National Board of Antiquities. 22 December 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2013.

External linksEdit

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