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Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela

Archidioecesis Compostellanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 27 February 1120
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 8,546 (3,300 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archicompostela.org/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Plaza de la Inmaculada 1, 15685 Santiago de Compostela [A Coruna], Espana
  • Telephone: 981.57.23.00
  • Fax: 981.56.36.91

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Iria Flavia (Iria, Locus Sancti Iacobi)
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Iria Flavia (Iria, Locus Sancti Iacobi) (erected) (or 6th Century)
800RestoredDiocese of Iria Flavia (Iria, Locus Sancti Iacobi)
Diocese of Compostela
5 December 1095Name ChangedDiocese of Iria Flavia (Iria, Locus Sancti Iacobi) Diocese of Compostela
Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela
27 February 1120ElevatedDiocese of Compostela Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela
19501,152,0001,153,00099.9%9302051,1351,0142801,2681,021ap1951
19701,204,3001,206,95299.8%1,0652321,2979285121,8561,032ap1971
19801,273,0001,275,00099.8%9292371,1661,0914471,7281,048ap1981
19901,248,2101,302,32995.8%8082251,0331,20813791,4601,064ap1991
19991,179,0391,281,56492.0%7072099161,28742823931,068ap2000
20001,146,2131,259,57491.0%6602018611,33142673871,068ap2001
20011,173,9631,290,07091.0%6532078601,36532773811,068ap2002
20021,139,3641,294,73288.0%6361477831,45532841,1451,068ap2003
20031,196,2761,314,59191.0%6621468081,48053011,0331,051ap2004
20041,132,6641,287,11888.0%6271417681,47452781,0171,069ap2005
20101,192,5081,301,14791.7%6091988071,47772641,0821,070ap2011
20141,189,0001,324,74189.8%5361967321,62444006521,071ap2015

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


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