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Archdiocese of Alger

Archidioecesis Algeriensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 July 1866
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Algeria
  • Square Kilometers: 54,701 (21,128 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, 13 rue Khelifa-Boukhalfa, 16000 Alger-Gare, Algerie
  • Telephone: (021)82.27.98

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Alger
10 August 1838ErectedDiocese of Alger (erected)
25 July 1866Territory LostDiocese of Alger Diocese of Oran (erected)
25 July 1866Territory LostDiocese of Alger Diocese of Constantine (erected)
Archdiocese of Alger
25 July 1866ElevatedDiocese of Alger Archdiocese of Alger

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Alger
1949330,0002,765,00011.9%1501713211,028171892146ap1951
1959350,0003,200,00010.9%1971543519972121,043152ap1960
197050,0004,477,4411.1%8993182274112871152ap1971
198035,0006,718,000.5%545310732726727646ap1981
198828,0009,100,000.3%59389728825020535ap1991
19991,25011,800,000.0%152641301316714ap2000
20001,15012,300,000.0%182947241356815ap2001
20011,25013,500,000.0%183048261366815ap2002
20021,5009,000,000.0%182745331337115ap2003
20031,5009,002,500.0%182543341327115ap2004
20041,5009,002,000.0%171936411257413ap2005
20061,5009,502,000.0%182745331397116ap2007
20121,53010,585,000.0%8243247306714ap2013

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


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