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Diocese of N’Zérékoré

Dioecesis Nzerekorensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 25 April 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Conakry {Konakry}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Guinea
  • Square Kilometers: 45,000 (17,381 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 45, N'Zerekore, Guinee
  • Telephone: 91-08-47

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré
9 March 1937ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Bamako Prefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré (erected)
Diocese of N’Zérékoré
25 April 1959ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré Diocese of N’Zérékoré

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré
19502,563470,889.5%2222116107ap1951
Diocese of N’Zérékoré
1969474,320.0%22078ap1971
19788,460842,0001.0%661,41098ap1981
199021,050806,0002.6%18181,1691188ap1991
199939,503919,5344.3%30301,316258ap2000
200039,914919,5344.3%31311,287278ap2001
200140,9141,152,2463.6%32321,278278ap2002
200283,0081,102,4107.5%34342,4411258ap2003
200375,3701,102,4106.8%322342,2162268ap2004
200476,2691,037,6327.4%35352,179258ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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