Karesuando Church

Church of Sweden church building in Karesuando, Sweden

The Karesuando Church (Swedish: Karesuando kyrka) is a wooden church building in Karesuando in Sweden. It belongs to the Karesuando Parish of the Church of Sweden.[1] It was inaugurated on 3 December 1905 by Bishop Olof Bergqvist of the Diocese of Luleå.[2][3] It then replaced an older church. The church is the northernmost church in Sweden.[4]

Karesuando Church
Karesuando kyrka
Karesuando Church 2010.JPG
Karesuando Church in July 2010
LocationKaresuando
CountrySweden
DenominationChurch of Sweden
History
Consecrated3 December 1905 (3 December 1905)
Administration
ParishKaresuando
DioceseLuleå

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Karesuando kyrka" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  2. Johnny och Jörgen Bästa. "Förste kyrkoherde" (in Swedish). Johnny och Jörgen Bästas genealogi. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  3. Leonard Bygdén (1920s). "Kyrkoherdar i Enontekis" (in Swedish). Bidrag till kännedomen om prästerskap och kyrkliga förhållanden till tiden omkring Luleå stifts utbrytning. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  4. "Karesuando kyrka" (in Swedish). Karesuando. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2015.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Karesuando kyrka at Wikimedia Commons