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Egersund Church

Egersund Church
Egersund kirke
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View of the church
Egersund Church is located in Rogaland
Egersund Church
Egersund Church
Location in Rogaland county
Egersund Church is located in Norway
Egersund Church
Egersund Church
Egersund Church (Norway)
58°27′07″N 6°00′00″E / 58.4519°N 05.9999°E / 58.4519; 05.9999
LocationEigersund, Rogaland
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
Architecture
Functional statusActive
StyleCruciform
Completedc. 1623
Specifications
MaterialsWood
Administration
ParishEgersund
DeaneryDalane prosti
DioceseDiocese of Stavanger

Egersund Church (Norwegian: Egersund kirke) is a parish church in Eigersund municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the town of Egersund. The church is part of the Egersund parish in the Dalane deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger. The white, wooden, cruciform church was built around the year 1623. It was expanded and renovated in 1785 and again in 1927. The church seats just over 1,000 people. There is historical evidence to show that a church has been on this site since possibly the 11th century AD.[1][2][3]

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References

  1. ^ "Egersund kirke". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  3. ^ "Egersund kirke" (in Norwegian). Eigersund kirkelige fellesråd. Retrieved 2016-07-04.