Announced: Feb. 16, 1998.
Location: 57 Independence Ave.,
North Ridge, Accra, Ghana
Site: 6 acres.
Exterior finish: Granite quarried in Namibia, Africa, called Namibia Pearl.
Temple design: Traditional, built in third generation of small temples.
Project manager: Russ Tanner.
Contractor: Taysec Construction Limited
Rooms: Celestial room, two endowment rooms, two sealing rooms and baptistry.
Total floor area: 17,500 square feet.
Dimensions: 190 feet by 147 feet.
District: Countries in western Africa, including Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Benin, Togo.
Groundbreaking: Nov. 16, 2001, by Elder Russell M. Nelson.
Dedication: Jan. 11, 2004, by President Gordon B. Hinckley; three sessions.