About Tjugum Church
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Tjugum Church (Norwegian: Tjugum kyrkje) is the main parish church in Balestrand Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Tjugum, just north of the main village of Balestrand. The church is part of the Balestrand parish in the Indre Sogn deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden, octagonal church, which has 320 seats, was built in 1863. It was consecrated on 29 October 1863 by the local Dean Thomas Erichsen. The building was designed by architect Christian Henrik Grosch.