Monterrey Mexico Temple: Facts and figures

Location: Avenida Eugenio Garza Sada, Escina Privada, Valle de la Estansuela, Colonia Valle Alto, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Temple Presidency: Eran A. Call, president; Guillermo Garmendia Leal, first counselor; Juan Casanova Cerda, second counselor.

Rooms: Celestial room, two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms, baptistry, chapel, offices and waiting area.

Exterior: White marble, topped by a gold-leafed statue of Angel Moroni.

Size: 16,498 square feet on site shared with a stake center.

Architect: Alvaro Iigo.

Contractor: Okland Constructcion Co/ Impulsa.

District: Twenty-five stakes and seven districts in Monterrey area of northern central Mexico.

Pertinent facts: Announced Dec. 27, 1995, by the First Presidency. Ground was broken Nov. 4, 2000; open house April 8-20, 2002, attended by 40,314; Dedicated April 28, 2002, by President Gordon B. Hinckley in four sessions, 12,617 attending.

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