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Archdiocese of Barranquilla

Archidioecesis Barranquillensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 April 1969
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 3,319 (1,281 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesisbaq.org/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Arzobispal, Carrera 75B N. 42F-83, Barranguilla, Colombia
  • Telephone: (5)36.90.769; 36.90.767
  • Fax: 36.90.767

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Barranquilla
7 July 1932ErectedArchdiocese of Cartagena Diocese of Barranquilla (erected)
Archdiocese of Barranquilla
25 April 1969ElevatedDiocese of Barranquilla Archdiocese of Barranquilla

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Barranquilla
1950320,000330,50096.8%2145664,8489426822ap1951
1959550,000587,96093.5%3345787,0519829530ap1960
1965607,429723,60983.9%57511085,62412647945ap1967
Archdiocese of Barranquilla
1970800,000868,00092.2%53581117,20711355053ap1971
19761,050,0001,100,00095.5%52631159,13012056059ap1977
19801,130,0001,215,00093.0%535410710,5609652259ap1981
19901,453,0001,713,00084.8%705312311,8138355266ap1991
19991,402,5352,081,03867.4%103381419,9475047470ap2000
20001,800,0002,250,00080.0%1094815711,4646147480ap2001
20011,930,0002,380,00081.1%1254817311,15659456110ap2002
20022,050,0002,420,00084.7%1195917811,51680346112ap2003
20032,000,0002,460,00081.3%1215918011,11183323113ap2004
20041,985,0002,452,00081.0%1145917311,47380326117ap2005
20062,051,0002,533,00081.0%1174816512,43068444120ap2007
20122,243,0002,766,00081.1%1134015314,66074321143ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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