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Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple: Facts and figures

Location: Avenida Bolivar #825 — Esquina Avenida Genesis, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Temple Presidency: Arthur F. Coombs, Jr., president; Bevan Haycock and Luis Dickson, counselors.

Rooms: Celestial room, four sealing rooms, four endowment rooms and baptistry.

Exterior: Bianco Regina granite

Size: 65,000 square feet constructed on 6.5-acre site that includes a building for patron housing.

Architect: The Scott Partnership Architecture, Orlando, Fla., and Architectura del Sol, Santo Domingo, D.R.

Contractor: Caralva, S.A., Santo Domingo, D.R.

District: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and branches on nearby islands.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Pertinent facts: Announced Nov. 16, 1993; groundbreaking Aug. 18, 1996; open house attended by 39,520. dedicated Sept. 17, 2000, by President Gordon B. Hinckley with 9,630 in attendance.

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