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Cochabamba Bolivia Temple: Facts and figures

Location: Northern side of Cochabamba at Melchor Urquidi Street 1500.

Temple presidency: VerNon A. Bingham, president; Randle Romney and Charles Pulsipher, counselors.

Rooms: Two ordinance rooms, three sealing rooms, chapel.

Dimensions: 137 by 102 feet, and 35,500 square feet; two floors.

Construction information: Architect, BSW; contractor CBI. Exterior finish a blend of hand-hewn Comanche granite and plaster; project manager, Javier Mendieta.

District: Some 112,000 members in 21 stakes, 9 districts and 10 branches in Bolivia.

Schedule: Opened May 1, 2000. Four sessions daily, Tuesday through Saturday, additional sessions by appointment.

Pertinent facts: Announced Jan. 13, 1995; ground broken Nov. 10, 1996; open house held April 18-22, 2000, with 65,570 people attending; dedicated in four sessions April 30, 2000, by President Gordon B. Hinckley, 9,084 members in attendance.

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