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Diocese of Tambacounda

Dioecesis Tambacundanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Noël Diouf, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 17 April 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dakar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Senegal
  • Square Kilometers: 60,800 (23,484 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 351, Tambacounda, Senegal
  • Telephone: 33.981.18.39
  • Fax: 33.981.18.40

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tambacounda
13 August 1970ErectedDiocese of Kaolack
Diocese of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
Prefecture Apostolic of Tambacounda (erected)
Diocese of Tambacounda
17 April 1989ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tambacounda Diocese of Tambacounda

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Tambacounda
19801,713295,000.6%7724415173ap1981
Diocese of Tambacounda
19905,720394,0001.5%41721272272410ap1991
19996,245409,0001.5%141024260153413ap2000
20006,528409,0001.6%14102427213339ap2001
20017,083409,0001.7%1692528311379ap2002
20027,228409,0001.8%1482232810359ap2003
20037,479409,0001.8%131023325144110ap2004
20047,500409,0001.8%13821357113710ap2005
201012,106560,0002.2%15722550144110ap2011
201412,956623,0002.1%1682453933139ap2015

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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