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Diocese of Tarija

Dioecesis Tariiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 November 1924
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sucre
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Square Kilometers: 37,623 (14,531 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Casilla 1192, Calle General Bernardo Trigo 0769, Tarija, Bolivia
  • Telephone: (04)6643.793
  • Fax: 6113.593

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 1924ErectedArchdiocese of La Plata o Charcas Diocese of Tarija (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195089,50090,00099.4%1014243,729152110ap1951
196698,000100,50097.5%519244,083212411ap1967
1970106,000109,00097.2%320234,608212311ap1971
1976109,000116,00094.0%419234,739353213ap1977
1980183,000188,00097.3%621276,7772313713ap1981
1990219,000228,00096.1%623297,5511295214ap1991
1999285,907291,60798.0%1321348,409276916ap2000
2000282,155403,07970.0%1319328,817268415ap2001
2001288,962410,28770.4%1721387,6041339619ap2002
2002294,675391,22675.3%1821397,5551329519ap2003
2003295,496392,04775.4%1923427,0351359520ap2004
2004301,785391,22677.1%2223456,7061359521ap2005
2010348,034492,00070.7%2721487,250289522ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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