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Accra Ghana Temple

Accra Ghana Temple

57 Independence Avenue
North Ridge
PMB CT 209, Cantonments
Accra, Ghana, Africa

The temple was announced 16 February 1998, Church leaders broke ground 16 November 2001 and Gordon B. Hinckley, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1995 to 2008, dedicated the Accra Ghana Temple 11 January 2004. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in West Africa, including the areas of Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.

The exterior of the 17,500-square-foot temple is Namibian pearl granite. Landscaping includes native flowers and palm trees.

Currently, there are more than 20 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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