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Bahá'í Houses of Worship - Local
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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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Local Bahá'í Houses of Worship
 
The blue links indicate the pages which are completed. The brown links are the pages which are created, but have no content. These will be completed soon. The numbers, 01), 02), etc., indicate the order in which they were opened to the public.
Sequence
Built /
Type
Continent Country State /
Province /
Department
City Construction
Began
Groundbreaking /
Laying of
Cornerstone
Dedicated
10) Local Asia-Pacific Cambodia   Battambang   2015 November 15 2017 September 1
Local Indian Sub-Continent India   Bihar Sharif 2021 February 21 2021 February 21  
Local North America United States of America Maine Eliot      
Local Asia Israel   Haifa      
12) Local Africa Kenya   Matunda Soy 2019 February 28 2019 March 23 2021 May 24
11) Local South America Colombia Cauca Department Agua Azul, Villa Rica 2017 January 1 2016 May 22 2018 June 22
13) Local Asia-Pacific Vanuatu   Tanna 2019 November 17 2019 November 17 2021 November 14
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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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156 - 180 B.E. (A.D. 1999 - 2023)
A Bahá'í Glossary
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