Tana Church

Tana Church
Tana kirke

View of the church
Tana Church
Location in Finnmark
Tana Church
Location in Finnmark
Coordinates: 70°23′48″N 28°11′09″E / 70.3966°N 28.1858°E / 70.3966; 28.1858
Location Deatnu-Tana Municipality, Finnmark
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Esben Poulsson
Completed 1964
Capacity 300
Materials Wood
Parish Tana
Deanery Indre Finnmark prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Tana Church (Norwegian: Tana kirke) is a parish church in Deatnu-Tana Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Rustefjelbma. The church is part of the Tana parish in the Indre Finnmark deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The unique brown wooden church was built in 1964 by the architect Esben Poulsson. The church seats about 300 people. One of the unique elements in the design of the church is the 26-metre (85 ft) tall free-standing steeple alongside the church. This is the fourth church building on this church site.[1][2]

See also


  1. "Tana kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  2. "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2013-03-22.

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