|Helsinki Finland Temple|
D. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Events 68 - Galba, Governor of Hispania, names himself legatus senatus populique Romani, breaking the line of Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1461 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton - Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Lee Tobler
|Open House||21 September - 7 October 2006|
Gordon B. Hinckley
|Phone number||(358) 9-849-3710|
|Site||7. Events 1217 - The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights. Events 3761 BC - The epoch (origin of the modern Hebrew calendar ( Proleptic Julian calendar) Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 202 BC - Hannibal Barca, leader of the Carthaginians, is defeated by the Roman legions under Scipio Africanus Gordon Bitner Hinckley ( June 23 1910 – January 27 2008) was an American religious leader who served as the fifteenth president 4 acres (3 hectares)|
|Total floor area||23,000 sq ft (2,100 m²)|
|Exterior finish||Light gray Italian granite and Finnish brown granite (stone walls surrounding temple)|
|Temple design||Classic elegance, single-spire design|
|Preceded by||Sacramento California Temple|
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The Helsinki Finland Temple is the 124th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "LDS Church"). The Sacramento California Temple is the 123rd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the fourth largest Christian denomination in the United States and the largest and most well-known
The First Presidency of the Church announced on April 2, 2000 that a temple would be built near Helsinki in Espoo, Finland. In the Latter Day Saint movement, the First Presidency (or the Quorum of the Presidency of the Church) was the highest governing body in the Latter Day Saint church Helsinki (in Finnish;) or Helsingfors (in Swedish;) is the Capital and largest city of Finland. Espoo (ˈespoː Esbo ( in Swedish) is the second largest city of Finland, with a population of approximately 240000 Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe.
On March 29, 2003 a site dedication and groundbreaking ceremony were held in Karakallio a district of Espoo. Karakallio (Karabacka is a district of Espoo, a city in Finland. D. Lee Tobler presided at the ceremony and gave the site dedication prayer.
An open house was held September 21 - October 7, 2006 to allow the public to tour the temple prior to its dedication.  The temple was dedicated on October 22, 2006 by Gordon B. Hinckley, after a cultural celebration was held on the evening before. Gordon Bitner Hinckley ( June 23 1910 – January 27 2008) was an American religious leader who served as the fifteenth president 
The Helsinki Finland Temple has a total of 19,500 square feet, two ordinance rooms, and four sealing rooms and currently serves the geographically largest temple district of the church, which includes Finland, the Baltic states, and all of Russia. A district of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a geographical administrative unit composed of a number of congregations called branches