Capernaum Church, Copenhagen

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Capernaum Church
Kapernaumskirken Copenhagen.jpg
55°42′9.86″N 12°32′50.36″E / 55.7027389°N 12.5473222°E / 55.7027389; 12.5473222Coordinates: 55°42′9.86″N 12°32′50.36″E / 55.7027389°N 12.5473222°E / 55.7027389; 12.5473222
LocationFrederikssundsvej 45
2400 København NV, Copenhagen
CountryDenmark
DenominationChurch of Denmark
History
StatusChurch
Architecture
Architect(s)Valdemar Koch
Architectural typeChurch
Completed1895
Specifications
MaterialsBrick
Administration
ArchdioceseDiocese of Copenhagen

The Capernaum Church (Danish: Kapernaumskirken ) is a Church of Denmark parish church located at Frederikssundsvej 45 in the Niorth-West district of Copenhagen, Denmark. Inaugurated in 1895, it is the oldest surviving church built by the Copenhagen Church Foundation.

History[edit]

The church was built at the initiative of the Copenahgen Church Foundation (Danish: Kirkefondet), it was built om 1894-05 to design by Valdemar Koch.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The church is built from red brick and has a saddle roof topped by a ridge turret; the facade to Frederikssundsvej has round-arched windows, a Lombard band and a relief of an angel above the main entrance.

Parish[edit]

As of 1 January 2012, the parish had 9,029 inhabitants of which 5,148 (57.02 %) were members of the Church of Denmark.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kapernaumskirken" (in Danish). visitcopenhagen.dk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Kapernaumskirken" (in Danish). visitcopenhagen.dk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.

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