A Bahá'í Glossary
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Bahá'í Houses of Worship - Continental
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There are currently over 60 Bahá'í Houses of Worship in some stage of existance. Fourteen are built and open to the public, two are under construction and one has been destroyed. The remaining are planned for construction in the near future. The decisions for which and when others will be built rest with the Universal House of Justice.
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Continental Bahá'í Houses of Worship
 
Sequence
Built /
Type
Continent Country State /
Province /
Department
City Construction
Began
Groundbreaking /
Laying of
Cornerstone
Dedicated
03) Continental Africa Uganda   Kampala 1957 October 1 1958 January 26 1961 January 15
01) Continental Asia Russia Turkistan 'Ishqábád 1902 November 28 1902 November 28 1908
07) Continental Asia-Pacific Samoa   Tiapapata 1980 September 1 1979 January 27 1984 September 1
04) Continental Australia Australia New South Wales Sydney (Ingleside) 1957 November 1 1958 March 22 1961 September 16
06) Continental Central America Panama   Panama City     1972 April 29-30
05) Continental Europe Germany   Hofheim-Langenhain 1960 December 1 1960 November 20 1964 July 4
08) Continental Indian Sub-Continent India New Delhi Bahapur 1984   1986 December 23
02) Continental North America United States of America Illinois Wilmette 1920 December 20 1912 May 1 by 'Abdu'l-Bahá 1953 May 2
09) Continental South America Chile   Santiago 2010 November 28 2010 November 28 2016 October 13
3) Continental Africa Uganda   Kampala 1957 October 1958 January 26 1961 January 15
1) Continental Asia Russia Turkistan 'Ishqábád 1902 November 28 1902 November 28 1908
7) Continental Asia-Pacific Samoa   Tiapapata 1979   1984
4) Continental Australia Australia New South Wales Sydney (Ingleside) 1957 November 1958 March 22 1961 September 19
6) Continental Central America Panama   Panama City     1972 April 29-30
5) Continental Europe Germany   Hofheim-Langenhain 1960 December 1960 November 20 1964 July 4
8) Continental Indian Sub-Continent India New Delhi Bahapur 1984   1986 December
2) Continental North America United States of America Illinois Wilmette 1920 December 1912 May 1 by 'Abdu'l-Bahá 1953 May 2
9) Continental South America Chile   Santiago 2010 November   2016 October 19
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Sources:

1. Bahaikipedia - House of Worship
2. Introduction to Green Acre Bahá'í School, by Anne Gordon Atkinson
3. Bahá'í World News Service - Plans to build new Houses of Worship announced
4. Bahá'í Faith, The: 1844-1963: Information Statistical and Comparative, Including the Achievements of the Ten Year International Bahá'í Teaching & Consolidation Plan 1953-1963, Page 36
5. The Bahá'í World 1968-1973 pp.286. Bahá'í Publishing Trust, Wilmette
 
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