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Andenes Church

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Location  Andøy, Nordland
Denomination  Church of Norway
Founded  1734
Opened  1876
Country  Norway
Churchmanship  Evangelical Lutheran
Consecrated  30 June 1876
Capacity  400
Andenes Church
Address  Kirkegaten 14, 8480 Andenes, Norway
Similar  Bjørnskinn Church, Grønning Church, Dverberg Church, Sigerfjord Church, Myre Church

Andenes Church (Norwegian: Andenes kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Andenes on the island of Andøya. The church is part of the Andenes parish in the Vesterålen deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white wooden church was built in 1876 and it seats about 400 people.

History

The first church in Andenes was built in 1734, and that church lasted for almost 150 years. A new church (the present church) was built in 1876 and it was consecrated on 30 June 1876 by the Bishop Waldemar Hvoslef.

References

Andenes Church Wikipedia


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