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World's Influential Stave Church

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Nationality of World Influencer: Norway

Number of World Influence:: WRCA20200125

World Record Date of World Influence: 25 January 2020

Year of World Influence: 2019-2020

Urnes Stave Church (Norwegian: Urnes stavkyrkje) is a 12th-century stave church at Ornes, along the Lustrafjorden in the municipality of Luster in Vestland county, Norway. It is among the oldest stave churches in Norway, with parts of the lumber construction dating from the latter half of the 11th century. It has been owned by Fortidsminneforeningen (Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments) since 1881. In 1979, the Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The church has been named winner of the 2019 World’s Influential Stave Church.