|Durban South Africa Temple|
|Dedicated||scheduled for Scheduled for 16 February 2020|
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The Durban South Africa Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) under construction in Durban, South Africa. The intent to construct the temple was announced by church president Thomas S. Monson on 1 October 2011. The temple was announced concurrently with the Barranquilla Colombia, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo, Star Valley Wyoming, and Provo City Center temples. When announced, this increased the total number of temples worldwide to 166 and the number in South Africa to two.
A groundbreaking ceremony, to signify the beginning of construction, took place on 9 April 2016, with Carl B. Cook presiding. On June 18, 2019, the LDS Church announced that a public open house is scheduled to be held from January 22 through February 1, 2020, excluding Sunday. The temple is scheduled for dedication on February 16, 2020.
- 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
- Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Temple architecture (Latter-day Saints)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Africa
- "Ground Broken for Durban South Africa Temple: Construction to begin on the nation's second temple", Newsroom, LDS Church, 9 April 2016
- Walker, Joseph (1 October 2011). "LDS general conference opens with the announcement of six new Mormon temples". Deseret News. Salt Lake City. Retrieved 1 October 2011..
- "Mormon church president announces plans for new temples in Utah, Wyoming, Colombia, Africa". Washington Post. AP. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011..
- "Durban South Africa Temple Open House and Dedication Dates Announced: January and February 2020", Newsroom, LDS Church, 18 June 2019
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