Kautokeino Church

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Location
69°00'11"N
023°02'43"E
Country
 Norway
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  • Sacral
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Kautokeino Church (Norwegian: Kautokeino kirke) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Kautokeino Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Kautokeino. It is the main church for the Kautokeino parish which is part of the Indre Finnmark prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The red, wooden church was built in a long church style in 18 by the architect Finn Bryn. The church seats about 300 people.The church was built in 1965 to replace an older church that was burned down by the Germans near the end of World War II. The previous church building was built in 1701 and it was one of the oldest buildings in all of Finnmark when the Germans burned it down.

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