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Statistics About The Largest Churches In The World

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"The largest church in the world is the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast with an interior area of 30,000 square meters."

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"The St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Italy, is the second largest church in the world, measuring some 15,160 square meters."

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"St Paul’s Cathedral in London, UK, is the 16th largest church in the world, with a floor area of 8,090 square meters."

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"The Cathedral of Baltimore, in the United States, built in 1806-1821, is one of the oldest Catholic Cathedrals in the nation but is only the 99th largest in the world."

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"The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida in Brazil is the third largest church in the world, with a floor area of 12,000 square meters."

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"The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, USA, is the fifth largest Christian church in the world, with a total area of 11,200 square meters."

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"The Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia, is the largest Orthodox church in the world, covering an area of 3,500 square meters."

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"The Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Fatima, Portugal, completed in 2007, is the fourth largest Christian church in the world, in terms of seating capacity, seating around 9,000 people."

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"The nave of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Italy is the tallest nave among churches in the world approximately 46 meters."

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"Notre-Dame de la Paix, Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast has the hoiliest area according to the Guinness World Records, with an exterior field able to accommodate a crowd of 300,000."

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"The Cathedral Church of Christ in Lagos, Nigeria, is the largest Anglican Cathedral in Africa."

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"The St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, has the largest interior volume of any Christian church in the world, holding up to 60,000 people."

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"Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain, is the largest unfinished Roman Catholic church in the world."

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"The People’s Salvation Cathedral in Romania, upon completion, will become the largest Orthodox church in the world in terms of both size (38,000–39,000 m²) and volume (500,000 m³)"

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"The Cathedral of Justo, a self-built cathedral in Spain, is one of the largest buildings to have been constructed by a single person, at about 8,000 square meters."

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