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As of April 2022, these are the numbers . . .

President Russell M. Nelson โ€” 100

In April 2022, President Nelson announced an additional 17 temples being constructed at the sites on the map below (compliments of Deseret News and Church News).

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President Gordon B. Hinckley โ€” 78

President Thomas S. Monson โ€” 45

President Spencer W. Kimball โ€” 31

President Ezra Taft Benson โ€” 9

President David O. McKay โ€” 7

President Joseph Smith โ€” 5 (Due to persecution, only two were constructed).

President Brigham Young โ€” 4

President Howard W. Hunter โ€” 3

President Heber J. Grant โ€” 3

President Joseph F. Smith โ€” 2

Presidents John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, George Albert Smith, Joseph Fielding Smith and Harold B. Lee did not announce new temples during their times as prophet.


All 100 temples announced by President Russell M. Nelson    April 2018 general conference โ€” 7  Salta Argentina Temple โ€” currently under construction. Bengaluru India Temple โ€” currently under construction. Managua, Nicaragua. Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. Layton Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction. Richmond Virginia Temple โ€” currently under construction. A major city yet to be determined in Russia. October 2018 general conference โ€” 12  Mendoza Argentina Temple โ€” currently under construction Salvador Brazil Temple โ€” currently under construction. Yuba City, California โ€” named Feather River California Temple, currently under construction. Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple โ€” currently under construction. Praia Cape Verde Temple โ€” currently under construction. Yigo Guam Temple โ€” currently under construction. Puebla Mexico Temple โ€” currently under construction. Auckland New Zealand Temple โ€” currently under construction. Lagos, Nigeria. Davao Philippines Temple โ€” currently under construction. San Juan Puerto Rico Temple โ€” currently under construction. Red Cliffs Utah Temple in St. George โ€” currently under construction. April 2019 general conference โ€” 8  Pago Pago American Samoa Temple โ€” groundbreaking set for Oct. 30. Okinawa City Japan Temple โ€” currently under construction. Neiafu Tonga Temple โ€” currently under construction. Tooele Valley, Utah โ€” named Deseret Peak Utah Temple, currently under construction. Moses Lake Washington Temple โ€” currently under construction. San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple โ€” currently under construction. Antofagasta Chile Temple โ€” currently under construction. Budapest, Hungary. October 2019 general conference โ€” 8  Freetown, Sierra Leone. Orem Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction. Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released. Bentonville Arkansas Temple โ€” currently under construction. Bacolod, Philippines โ€” scheduled for groundbreaking in December. McAllen Texas Temple โ€” currently under construction. Cobรกn Guatemala Temple โ€” currently under construction. Taylorsville Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction. April 2020 general conference โ€” 8  Bahรญa Blanca, Argentina. Tallahassee Florida Temple โ€” currently under construction. Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo. Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple โ€” currently under construction. Benin City, Nigeria. Syracuse Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Shanghai, Peopleโ€™s Republic of China. October 2020 general conference โ€” 6  Tarawa Kiribati Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released. Port Vila Vanuatu Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released. Lindon Utah Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released. Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released. Sรฃo Paulo East, Brazil. Santa Cruz, Bolivia. April 2021 general conference โ€” 20  Oslo, Norway. Brussels, Belgium.  Vienna, Austria.  Kumasi, Ghana.  Beira, Mozambique.  Cape Town, South Africa. Singapore, Republic of Singapore. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Cali, Colombia. Querรฉtaro, Mexico. Torreรณn, Mexico. Helena, Montana. Casper, Wyoming โ€” groundbreaking scheduled for Saturday. Grand Junction, Colorado.  Farmington, New Mexico. Burley, Idaho. Eugene, Oregon. Elko, Nevada. Yorba Linda, California. Smithfield, Utah. May 1, 2021 โ€” 1  Ephraim, Utah. October 2021 general conference โ€” 13  Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Tacloban City, Philippines. Monrovia, Liberia. Kananga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Antananarivo, Madagascar. Culiacรกn, Mรฉxico. Vitรณria, Brazil. La Paz, Bolivia. Santiago West, Chile. Fort Worth, Texas. Cody, Wyoming. Rexburg North, Idaho. Heber Valley, Utah. November 2021 general conference โ€” 17  Wellington, New Zealand Brazzaville, Republic of Congo Barcelona, Spain Birmingham, United Kingdom Cusco, Peru Maceiรณ, Brazil Santos, Brazil San Luis Potosรญ, Mexico Mexico City Benemรฉrito, Mexico Tampa, Florida Knoxville, Tennessee Cleveland, Ohio Wichita, Kansas Austin, Texas Missoula, Montana Montpelier, Idaho Modesto, California

More interesting information from Tad Walch of the Deseret News on this topic is located here. Quoting some of the most salient information below.

What is the status of the churchโ€™s 282 temples?

  • 162 are in operation.
  • 8 are under renovation.
  • 44 are under construction, President Nelson said Sunday.
  • That leaves 68 that have been announced but for which construction is yet to begin.

 

All 100 temples announced by President Russell M. Nelson

 

April 2018 general conferenceย โ€” 7

  • Salta Argentina Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Bengaluru India Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Managua, Nicaragua.
  • Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.
  • Layton Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Richmond Virginia Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • A major city yet to be determined in Russia.

October 2018 general conferenceย โ€” 12

  • Mendoza Argentina Temple โ€” currently under construction
  • Salvador Brazil Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Yuba City, California โ€” named Feather River California Temple, currently under construction.
  • Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Praia Cape Verde Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Yigo Guam Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Puebla Mexico Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Auckland New Zealand Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Davao Philippines Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • San Juan Puerto Rico Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Red Cliffs Utah Temple in St. George โ€” currently under construction.

April 2019 general conferenceย โ€” 8

  • Pago Pago American Samoa Temple โ€”ย groundbreaking set for Oct. 30.
  • Okinawa City Japan Temple โ€”ย currently under construction.
  • Neiafu Tonga Templeย โ€” currently under construction.
  • Tooele Valley, Utah โ€” named Deseret Peak Utah Temple, currently under construction.
  • Moses Lake Washington Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Antofagasta Chile Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Budapest, Hungary.

October 2019 general conferenceย โ€” 8

  • Freetown, Sierra Leone.
  • Orem Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released.
  • Bentonville Arkansas Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Bacolod, Philippines โ€” scheduled for groundbreaking in December.
  • McAllen Texas Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Cobรกn Guatemala Templeย โ€” currently under construction.
  • Taylorsville Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction.

April 2020 general conferenceย โ€” 8

  • Bahรญa Blanca, Argentina.
  • Tallahassee Florida Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Benin City, Nigeria.
  • Syracuse Utah Temple โ€” currently under construction.
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Shanghai, Peopleโ€™s Republic of China.

October 2020 general conferenceย โ€” 6

  • Tarawa Kiribati Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released.
  • Port Vila Vanuatu Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released.
  • Lindon Utah Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released.
  • Greater Guatemala City Guatemala Temple โ€” site announced and exterior rendering released.
  • Sรฃo Paulo East, Brazil.
  • Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

April 2021 general conferenceย โ€” 20

  • Oslo, Norway.
  • Brussels, Belgium.ย 
  • Vienna, Austria.ย 
  • Kumasi, Ghana.ย 
  • Beira, Mozambique.ย 
  • Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Singapore, Republic of Singapore.
  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
  • Cali, Colombia.
  • Querรฉtaro,ย Mexico.
  • Torreรณn, Mexico.
  • Helena, Montana.
  • Casper, Wyomingย โ€” groundbreaking scheduled for Saturday.
  • Grand Junction, Colorado.ย 
  • Farmington, New Mexico.
  • Burley, Idaho.
  • Eugene, Oregon.
  • Elko, Nevada.
  • Yorba Linda, California.
  • Smithfield, Utah.

May 1, 2021ย โ€” 1

  • Ephraim, Utah.

October 2021 general conferenceย โ€” 13

  • Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Tacloban City, Philippines.
  • Monrovia, Liberia.
  • Kananga, Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Antananarivo, Madagascar.
  • Culiacรกn, Mรฉxico.
  • Vitรณria, Brazil.
  • La Paz, Bolivia.
  • Santiago West, Chile.
  • Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Cody, Wyoming.
  • Rexburg North, Idaho.
  • Heber Valley, Utah.

November 2021 general conferenceย โ€” 17

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Cusco, Peru
  • Maceiรณ, Brazil
  • Santos, Brazil
  • San Luis Potosรญ, Mexico
  • Mexico City Benemรฉrito, Mexico
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Austin, Texas
  • Missoula, Montana
  • Montpelier, Idaho
  • Modesto, California

 

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